Review: could Rituxan cause Skin - dry?
This is a review of Skin - dry (Dry skin) by studying 10,172 people who take Rituxan. We analyze: the time on Rituxan when people have Skin - dry, gender and age of these people, the severity of Skin - dry, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Rituxan. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Rituxan (latest outcomes from 10,284 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, non-hodgkin's lymphoma. Commonly reported side effects of Rituxan include fever, agranulocytosis, neutropenia aggravated, hypotension, febrile neutropenia.
Skin - dry
Skin - dry (latest reports from 77,561 patients) has been reported by people with acne, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 13, 2014: 9,885 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 10 people (0.10%) have Skin - Dry.
Time on Rituxan when people have Skin - dry * :
Gender of people who have Skin - dry when taking Rituxan * :
|Skin - dry||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Skin - dry when taking Rituxan * :
|Skin - dry||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||75.00%||0.00%||25.00% |
Severity of Skin - dry when taking Rituxan ** :
How people recovered from Skin - dry ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (2 people, 20.00%)
- Eczema (2 people, 20.00%)
- Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (2 people, 20.00%)
- B-cell lymphoma (1 people, 10.00%)
- Burkitt's lymphoma (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ibuprofen (5 people, 50.00%)
- Aredia (3 people, 30.00%)
- Naproxen (2 people, 20.00%)
- Bextra (2 people, 20.00%)
- Vioxx (2 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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