Review: could Rituxan cause Vertigo?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,172 people who take Rituxan. Among them, 176 have Vertigo. See who they are, when they have Vertigo and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Rituxan (latest outcomes from 10,284 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, non-hodgkin's lymphoma. Commonly reported side effects of Rituxan include fever, agranulocytosis, neutropenia aggravated, hypotension, febrile neutropenia.
Vertigo (latest reports from 1,270,389 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 9,885 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 161 people (1.63%) have Vertigo.
Time on Rituxan when people have Vertigo * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Rituxan * :
Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Rituxan * :
Severity of Vertigo when taking Rituxan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Vertigo ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (29 people, 18.01%)
- Lymphoma (23 people, 14.29%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 10.56%)
- Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (12 people, 7.45%)
- Depression (11 people, 6.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vincristine (44 people, 27.33%)
- Prednisone (34 people, 21.12%)
- Zometa (32 people, 19.88%)
- Aspirin (31 people, 19.25%)
- Lasix (28 people, 17.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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