Rituxan and Rigors - from FDA reports
Rigors 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 Benadryl, and have Non-hodgkin's lymphoma. This review analyzes which people have Rigors with Rituxan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,539 people who have side effects when taking Rituxan from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 04, 2017
18,539 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 709 people (3.82%) have Rigors
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Rituxan when people have Rigors *:
- < 1 month: 66.43 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.9 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.29 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.2 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Rigors when taking Rituxan *:
- female: 43.07 %
- male: 56.93 %
Age of people who have Rigors when taking Rituxan *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.36 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.31 %
- 30-39: 2.14 %
- 40-49: 13.7 %
- 50-59: 20.46 %
- 60+: 61.03 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (102 people, 14.39%)
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (97 people, 13.68%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (63 people, 8.89%)
- Lymphoma (58 people, 8.18%)
- Burkitt Lymphoma (27 people, 3.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Benadryl (97 people, 13.68%)
- Tylenol (88 people, 12.41%)
- Prednisone (41 people, 5.78%)
- Cytoxan (40 people, 5.64%)
- Decadron (37 people, 5.22%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fever (285 people, 40.20%)
- Hypotension (124 people, 17.49%)
- Fatigue (117 people, 16.50%)
- Nausea (112 people, 15.80%)
- Infusion Related Reaction (84 people, 11.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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