Rituxan and Rigors - from FDA reports


Summary

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 20,197 people who have side effects when taking Rituxan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 10, 2017

20,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 731 people (3.62%) have Rigors


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rituxan cause Rigors?

Time on Rituxan when people have Rigors *:

  • < 1 month: 64.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.23 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rigors when taking Rituxan *:

  • female: 44.14 %
  • male: 55.86 %

Age of people who have Rigors when taking Rituxan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.35 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.25 %
  • 30-39: 2.42 %
  • 40-49: 13.47 %
  • 50-59: 20.55 %
  • 60+: 60.97 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (104 people, 14.23%)
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (98 people, 13.41%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (75 people, 10.26%)
  • Lymphoma (58 people, 7.93%)
  • Burkitt Lymphoma (27 people, 3.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Benadryl (100 people, 13.68%)
  • Tylenol (93 people, 12.72%)
  • Prednisone (41 people, 5.61%)
  • Cytoxan (40 people, 5.47%)
  • Decadron (37 people, 5.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (292 people, 39.95%)
  • Hypotension (128 people, 17.51%)
  • Fatigue (122 people, 16.69%)
  • Nausea (120 people, 16.42%)
  • Infusion Related Reaction (91 people, 12.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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