Rituxan and Alopecia - from FDA reports


Summary

Alopecia is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Humira, and have Neuralgia. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia 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 Nov, 21, 2017

21,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 335 people (1.53%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rituxan cause Alopecia?

Time on Rituxan when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 24.24 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Rituxan *:

  • female: 86.36 %
  • male: 13.64 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Rituxan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.52 %
  • 30-39: 2.02 %
  • 40-49: 32.83 %
  • 50-59: 22.73 %
  • 60+: 40.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Neuralgia (10 people, 2.99%)
  • Sjogren Syndrome (9 people, 2.69%)
  • Analgesic Therapy (9 people, 2.69%)
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (7 people, 2.09%)
  • Burkitt Lymphoma (7 people, 2.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (162 people, 48.36%)
  • Enbrel (160 people, 47.76%)
  • Orencia (150 people, 44.78%)
  • Remicade (134 people, 40.00%)
  • Arava (124 people, 37.01%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (144 people, 42.99%)
  • Pain (134 people, 40.00%)
  • Drug Ineffective (132 people, 39.40%)
  • Pemphigus (100 people, 29.85%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (98 people, 29.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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