Review: could Rituxan cause Skin - dry?
We study 10,193 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 (latest outcomes from 10,303 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Skin - dry
Skin - dry (latest reports from 80,756 patients) has been reported by people with acne, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 10,193 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 80,737 people who have Skin - Dry on eHealthMe.
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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I keep having an allergic reaction while ONLY in my apartment. I've had these symptoms with (worsening over time) since moving in. I would like to know if I have a possible mold allergy because my place is very old and has no ventilation.
My symptoms such as the swelling, edema, throat tightness, and trouble breathing all go away within forty minutes of leaving my apartment and return within thirty minutes of being home. I also have greater mental clarity while away from home. I would like to pinpoint what is making me react. I own two cats, but I have never reacted to them before.
My symptoms with the swelling also worsen upon eating soy sauce, cheese, or when I add salt, which has never been an issue until the recent weeks, about the time my throat started mildly closing. Soy sauce made my ankles triple in size for three days, as well as my calves and feet. I couldn't bend my toes or fit my shoes and I had difficulty breathing and strange tingling in my calves and ankles. I have never even mildly swollen from any foods in my life.
I have only tried Zyrtec and Claritin. Zyrtec keeps away all the swelling, but Claritin doesn't. Claritin did help me with my dog allergy, but it is not with whatever is going on in my apartment.
kathym on Jun, 23, 2014:
Probably either toxic mold or pesticides you should move. Wish it was better news. I've had MCS for 17 yrs and if you don't do something about your situation you may have permanent damage to your immune system.
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this redness started just after starting warfarin. it looks like a mask (like the Lone Ranger) and is very dark red and dry to touch. It itches like dry skin does. I have been on the med for 3 months now.
From this study (2 months ago):
I've been taking Metformin for about 5 weeks and the skin on my feet is extremely dry - the usual remedies aren't helping one bit.
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