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Related topic: Rituxan, Skin - dry

Review: could Rituxan cause Skin - dry?

Summary: Skin - dry could be caused by Rituxan, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, also take Ibuprofen, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 10,182 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Skin - dry. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin - dry and more.

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Rituxan

Rituxan (latest outcomes from 10,289 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Skin - dry

Skin - dry (latest reports from 79,947 patients) has been reported by people with acne, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 10,178 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 10 people (0.10%) have Skin - Dry. They amount to 0.01% of all the 79,545 people who have Skin - Dry on eHealthMe.

Trend of Skin - dry in Rituxan reports

Time on Rituxan when people have Skin - dry * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Skin - dry when taking Rituxan * :

FemaleMale
Skin - dry50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Skin - dry when taking Rituxan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin - dry0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%75.00%0.00%25.00%

Severity of Skin - dry when taking Rituxan ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Skin - dry ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (2 people, 20.00%)
  2. Eczema (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. B-cell lymphoma (1 people, 10.00%)
  5. Burkitt's lymphoma (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ibuprofen (5 people, 50.00%)
  2. Aredia (3 people, 30.00%)
  3. Naproxen (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Bextra (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Vioxx (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I was on vincristine and cytoxin for lymphoma, followed up with rituxan. I started seeing changes in my hands (extra bone growth)now I have extra bone growth(spurs)in both feet

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have been choking on medication and food. I had a barium swallow test that showed a narrowing of the esophagus.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • The symptoms 1 and 2 have been worse over the past 2 weeks. I have had the nasal dryness for about 4 months and use a nasal water spray to help relieve this as this is probably as side effect of the Topamax ??

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