Platelet count decreased is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia . We study 18,659 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 979 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.
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Rituxan has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Rituxan 18,902 users)
Platelet count decreased has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, preventive health care, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 135,154 Platelet count decreased patients).
On Oct, 19, 2016
18,659 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 979 people (5.25%) have Platelet Count Decreased
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** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi, I had CLL and took Rituxan and a year later I couldn't see. I had s MRI and they found lesions in the occipital lobe of my brain. My oncologist did a work up and had no clue as to what it may be. I finally went into NYC and had a brain biopsy and then they determined it was PML. That was in July 2014 and I was given weeks to months to live. My daughter took my all over the country to various doctors who gave us no hope. We then found Dr. Berger at the university of penn who finally said that these two medications maritzapine and mefloquine you have nothing to lose. I took them for the next several months and saw Dr. Berger monthly, things seemed to look better and he said there is a clinical trail at the National Institution of Health in Maryland he called his friend Dr. Avi Nath and I was a candidate for a tcell transfer which had to be approved by the FDA but over the next few months my lesions shrank and I regained my ability to walk much better, but never regained my eyesight. I'm still enrolled in the clinical study being that they can try to understand how and why I survived. Maybe they can help another person who is afflicted with this horrible disease.
I am 50 years old and have been on rituxan for 8 months with 4 treatments so far. Last night I was diagnosed with diverticulitis at the er. I am interested in hearing other people's experiences and what they are doing for preventative steps to avoid future episodes of diverticulitis.
My Doctor told me I have low vitamin D and he also has me on Crestor 5 mg once a day, also knows I take ibuprofen for pain. Also low Vitamin B history. Blood work just done had platelets 134 then repeat came in at 100. Said I need to see hematologist for low platelets. Never said to stop ...
I have Lupus/Rheumatoid Arthritis and my consultant recommended I take two courses of rituximab. The first infusion was in early June with he second at the end of June. All seemed fine until October when my period failed to show up and hasn't thus far - any one else experience the same?
Am what they call a wine sampler a sip here a sip there, buy the end of the night it's about a glass of wine. On October 19 I received my first infusion of rituxan / and the second November 02 . Is it safe now . Or should I stick to water . Am not a big drinker but like to taste on the holidays .
My 53 year old husband has a platelet count of 22 as of his last blood test. That is the only thing on his blood work that is out of the normal range. MRI showed normal liver and spleen. We are awaiting test results for his bone marrow biopsy and aspiration. He has had bouts with gout over ...
Hi, I had CLL and took Rituxan and a year later I couldn't see. I had s MRI and they found lesions in the occipital lobe of my brain. My oncologist did a work up and had no clue as to what it may be. I finally went into NYC and had a brain biopsy and then they determined it was PML. That was in ...
Six years ago I was diagnosed with follicular non Hodgkins lymphoma. I have had no relapses. I just went to my hematologic and had a marginally low platelet count. I forgot to tell the MD that I had a bad case of poison ivy on arms and legs and then a rash on my torso. That was in late June. I ...
I have ITP with low platelet count in the fifties. My pain management doctor just put me on Lyrica 75mg knowing I have ITP. Should I be concerned? I haven't started talking this medication yet I feel I need to speak with my oncologist first.
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