Rituxan and Rigors - from FDA reports


Summary

Rigors is found among people who take Rituxan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tylenol, and have Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. This review analyzes which people have Rigors 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, 23, 2017

21,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Rituxan.
Among them, 788 people (3.59%) have Rigors


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rituxan cause Rigors?

Time on Rituxan when people have Rigors *:

  • < 1 month: 65.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.3 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.96 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.3 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.66 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rigors when taking Rituxan *:

  • female: 45.48 %
  • male: 54.52 %

Age of people who have Rigors when taking Rituxan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.33 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.14 %
  • 30-39: 2.8 %
  • 40-49: 12.99 %
  • 50-59: 20.07 %
  • 60+: 61.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (103 people, 13.07%)
  • Lymphoma (66 people, 8.38%)
  • Burkitt Lymphoma (31 people, 3.93%)
  • Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinaemia (20 people, 2.54%)
  • Dizziness (12 people, 1.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (108 people, 13.71%)
  • Benadryl (103 people, 13.07%)
  • Actemra (44 people, 5.58%)
  • Synthroid (41 people, 5.20%)
  • Prednisone (41 people, 5.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (301 people, 38.20%)
  • Fatigue (138 people, 17.51%)
  • Nausea (136 people, 17.26%)
  • Hypotension (133 people, 16.88%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (107 people, 13.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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