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Review: could Rituxan cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?

Summary: Vertigo 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 Vincristine, and have Non-hodgkin's lymphoma.

We study 10,197 people who have side effects while taking Rituxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 178 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Rituxan

Rituxan (latest outcomes from 10,311 users) has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of rituxan reports

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,294,614 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Vertigo reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 10,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan. Among them, 179 people (1.76%) have Vertigo.

Trend of Vertigo in Rituxan reports

Time on Rituxan when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo62.22%31.11%0.00%6.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Rituxan * :

FemaleMale
Vertigo73.27%26.73%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Rituxan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.00%0.62%3.75%2.50%4.38%21.88%66.88%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Rituxan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (33 people, 18.44%)
  2. Lymphoma (23 people, 12.85%)
  3. Depression (17 people, 9.50%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 9.50%)
  5. Hypertension (14 people, 7.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vincristine (50 people, 27.93%)
  2. Prednisone (41 people, 22.91%)
  3. Zometa (32 people, 17.88%)
  4. Aspirin (32 people, 17.88%)
  5. Cyclophosphamide (31 people, 17.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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