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 17,867 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 963 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 18,110 users)
Platelet count decreased has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, thrombocytopenia, drug ineffective, sepsis (latest reports from 132,179 Platelet count decreased patients).
On Sep, 17, 2016
17,867 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 963 people (5.39%) have Platelet Count Decreased
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** Reports from social media are used.
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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 .
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.
I was recently prescribe Dymista nasal spray. After the 4th day of using I noticed small red, rash looking appearances on both feet. My wife had once had low platelet count for something altogether unrelated and recognized what this was. I went online and found this group. I quit using the ...
I'm trying to find out what is causing my platelets to decrease. I'm vegan, take lipitor and 81mg aspirin. Platelets have been declining since I became vegan and simultaneously started lipitor and aspirin.
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