Rituxan and Skin - dry - from FDA reports
Skin - dry is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Actemra, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 18,539 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA. Among them, 52 have Skin - dry. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin - dry and more.
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Rituxan has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Rituxan 18,910 users)
Skin - Dry
Skin - dry has been reported by people with acne, hepatitis c, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, psoriasis (latest reports from 28,264 Skin - dry patients).
On Feb, 17, 2017
18,539 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 52 people (0.28%) have Skin - Dry
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Rituxan when people have Skin - Dry *:
- < 1 month: 20 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20 %
- 6 - 12 months: 40 %
- 1 - 2 years: 20 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Skin - Dry when taking Rituxan *:
- female: 66 %
- male: 34 %
Age of people who have Skin - Dry when taking Rituxan *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 28.57 %
- 50-59: 17.86 %
- 60+: 53.57 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (16 people, 30.77%)
- Pain (7 people, 13.46%)
- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (7 people, 13.46%)
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (6 people, 11.54%)
- Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (3 people, 5.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tylenol (13 people, 25.00%)
- Benadryl (13 people, 25.00%)
- Actemra (13 people, 25.00%)
- Coumadin (10 people, 19.23%)
- Lasix (9 people, 17.31%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (26 people, 50.00%)
- Joint Pain (20 people, 38.46%)
- Pain (18 people, 34.62%)
- Weakness (16 people, 30.77%)
- Diarrhea (15 people, 28.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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