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Review: could Rituxan cause Skin - dry (Dry skin)?

Summary: Skin - dry is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, also take medication Ibuprofen, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 10,200 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 has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,312 Rituxan users)

Skin - dry

Skin - dry has been reported by people with acne, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 15,271 Skin - dry patients)

On Jan, 10, 2015: 10,200 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 10 people (0.10%) have Skin - Dry.

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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