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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Tuberculosis with Rituxan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,197 people who have side effects when taking Rituxan from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 17, 2017
20,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 18 people (0.09%) have Tuberculosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Rituxan when people have Tuberculosis *:
- < 1 month: 50 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25 %
- 6 - 12 months: 25 %
- 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: 66.67 %
- male: 33.33 %
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: 20 %
- 50-59: 10 %
- 60+: 70 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (8 people, 44.44%)
- Pemphigus (2 people, 11.11%)
- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (2 people, 11.11%)
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (1 person, 5.56%)
- Asthma (1 person, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vitamin B6 (2 people, 11.11%)
- Twynsta (2 people, 11.11%)
- Percocet (2 people, 11.11%)
- Morphine (2 people, 11.11%)
- Methotrexate (2 people, 11.11%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Ineffective (5 people, 27.78%)
- High Blood Pressure (4 people, 22.22%)
- Pain (3 people, 16.67%)
- Cough (3 people, 16.67%)
- Injection Site Reaction (2 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Tuberculosis when taking Rituxan?
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