Rituxan and Tuberculosis - from FDA reports
Tuberculosis is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cellcept, and have Pemphigus. This review analyzes which people have Tuberculosis with Rituxan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,938 people who have side effects when taking Rituxan from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 20, 2017
21,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 22 people (0.1%) have Tuberculosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Rituxan when people have Tuberculosis *:
- < 1 month: 60 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Tuberculosis when taking Rituxan *:
- female: 63.16 %
- male: 36.84 %
Age of people who have Tuberculosis 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: 23.08 %
- 50-59: 15.38 %
- 60+: 61.54 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pemphigus (3 people, 13.64%)
- Myositis (2 people, 9.09%)
- Hairy Cell Leukaemia (1 person, 4.55%)
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (1 person, 4.55%)
- Asthma (1 person, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Twynsta (3 people, 13.64%)
- Percocet (3 people, 13.64%)
- Myfortic (3 people, 13.64%)
- Morphine (3 people, 13.64%)
- Cellcept (3 people, 13.64%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (5 people, 22.73%)
- Drug Ineffective (5 people, 22.73%)
- Cough (5 people, 22.73%)
- Pemphigus (4 people, 18.18%)
- Pain (4 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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