Rituxan and Cough - from FDA reports


Summary

Cough 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 Actemra, and have Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. This review analyzes which people have Cough 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, 22, 2017

21,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 759 people (3.46%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rituxan cause Cough?

Time on Rituxan when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 36.3 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.63 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.89 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.63 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.07 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.48 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Rituxan *:

  • female: 63.29 %
  • male: 36.71 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Rituxan *:

  • 0-1: 0.16 %
  • 2-9: 0.49 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 2.13 %
  • 30-39: 4.26 %
  • 40-49: 10.66 %
  • 50-59: 23.11 %
  • 60+: 59.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (63 people, 8.30%)
  • High Blood Pressure (37 people, 4.87%)
  • Pain (27 people, 3.56%)
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma (22 people, 2.90%)
  • Lymphoma (22 people, 2.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Actemra (142 people, 18.71%)
  • Tylenol (140 people, 18.45%)
  • Benadryl (108 people, 14.23%)
  • Methotrexate (97 people, 12.78%)
  • Plaquenil (86 people, 11.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (251 people, 33.07%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (203 people, 26.75%)
  • Fever (189 people, 24.90%)
  • Infusion Related Reaction (178 people, 23.45%)
  • Joint Pain (177 people, 23.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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