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Rituxan (Rituximab) - Anaemia - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Anaemia ()

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Rituxan (Rituximab) where reactions include anaemia. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Rituxan side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-15

Patient: male, weighing 91.7 kg (201.7 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Anaemia, Pancytopenia, Febrile Neutropenia, Respiratory Failure, Muscle Abscess, Thrombocytopenia, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan
    Dosage: 150 milligram
    Start date: 2012-05-14

Vidaza
    Dosage: 150 milligram
    Start date: 2012-05-14

Rituxan
    Start date: 2012-06-22

Vidaza
    Dosage: 150 milligram
    Start date: 2012-07-19
    End date: 2012-07-20

Rituxan
    Start date: 2012-07-19
    End date: 2012-07-20

Rituxan
    Dosage: 17.8571 milligram
    Start date: 2012-08-04

Other drugs received by patient: Procrit; Fluticasone Propionate; Folic Acid; Hydrocortisone-Pramoxine; Metoprolol Tartrate; Rosuvastatin; Meropenem; Vancomycin; Dextrose; Acetaminophen; Calcium + Vitamin D; Ciprofloxacin-Dexamethasone Otic; Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride; Filgrastim; Multi-Vitamins; Phenylephrine Hydrochloride; Acetaminophen; Naproxen; Whole Blood; Prednisone TAB; Vitamin B-12; Acetaminophen; Benazepril Hydrochloride; Augmentin '500'; Amlodipine; Omeprazole; Sodium Chloride



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-07-10

Patient: female, weighing 111.0 kg (244.2 pounds)

Reactions: Agitation, Pain, Somnolence, Hyperhidrosis, Liver Disorder, Blood Immunoglobulin G Increased, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Skin Discolouration, Feeling of Despair, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Hepatic Pain, Pain in Extremity, Anaemia, Amnesia, Therapeutic Response Decreased, Alopecia, Swelling, Hypertension, RED Blood Cell Sedimentation Rate Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan

Rituxan

Rituxan

Rituxan

Rituxan
    Indication: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Start date: 2008-12-01
    End date: 2011-04-01

Other drugs received by patient: Folic Acid; Cyclosporine; Losartan Potassium; Captopril; Pantoprazole; Furosemide; Amlodipine; Clonidine Hydrochloride; Alprazolam; Bupropion HCL; Vitamin D; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Cloxazolam



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-02

Patient: female

Reactions: Vomiting, Nausea, Anaemia, Constipation, Death, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan



Possible Rituxan side effects in 59 year old female

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2012-04-25

Patient: 59 year old female, weighing 42.2 kg (92.9 pounds)

Reactions: Breast Cancer, Weight Decreased, Fatigue, Anaemia, Breast Cancer in Situ

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Methotrexate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United Kingdom on 2012-02-27

Patient: female, weighing 84.5 kg (185.9 pounds)

Reactions: Diarrhoea, Mouth Ulceration, Neutropenic Sepsis, Lymphopenia, Anaemia, Pyrexia, Neutropenia, Lethargy

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan

Vincristine
    Indication: B-Cell Lymphoma

Cyclophosphamide
    Indication: B-Cell Lymphoma

Rituxan
    Indication: B-Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2010-05-20

Prednisolone
    Indication: B-Cell Lymphoma

Other drugs received by patient: Acetaminophen; Chlorpheniramine Maleate; Cotrim



Possible Rituxan side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-02-27

Patient:

Reactions: Death, Anaemia, Thrombocytopenia, Leukopenia, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Doxorubicin HCL
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Prednisone
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Cyclophosphamide
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Vincristine
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Rituxan
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-02-15

Patient: female

Reactions: Colitis Ischaemic, Hepatitis C, Anaemia, Pyrexia, Ill-Defined Disorder, Haematochezia, Fatigue, Limb Injury, Skin Ulcer, Influenza

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan
    Indication: Cryoglobulinaemia

Rituxan
    Indication: Vasculitis

Interferon Alfa
    Indication: Hepatitis C

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    End date: 2011-08-01

Other drugs received by patient: Gabapentin



Possible Rituxan side effects in 31 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-02-02

Patient: 31 year old male

Reactions: Pneumonia, Syncope, Fatigue, Anaemia, Hypotension, Neutropenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Methotrexate
    Dosage: 420 mg, unk
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Vincristine
    Dosage: 2 mg, unk
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Rituxan
    Dosage: 788 mg, unk
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2011-09-07

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: 103 mg, unk
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Neulasta
    Dosage: 6 mg, unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Cytarabine
    Dosage: 6.3 g, unk
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 618 mg, unk
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Leucovorin Sodium
    Dosage: 50 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Mesna
    Dosage: 1236 mg, unk
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Dexamethasone
    Dosage: 40 mg, unk
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Other drugs received by patient: Ciprofloxacin; Valtrex; Medrol; Fluconazole; Voriconazole; Protonix



Possible Rituxan side effects in 48 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-10-28

Patient: 48 year old female

Reactions: Renal Failure, Nausea, Mouth Ulceration, Anaemia, Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin, Neutropenia, Rash, Accidental Exposure

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dapsone
    Dosage: titrated up to 100 mg twice daily, titrated up to 50 mg daily
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome

Arava
    Dosage: 20 mg daily
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome

Imuran
    Dosage: titrated up to 150 mg daily
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome

Plaquenil
    Dosage: 300 mg daily, 200 mg daily, 200 mg twice daily, oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome

Enbrel
    Dosage: 25 mg twice weekly
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome

Methotrexate
    Dosage: 7.5 mg per week, titrated up to 20 mg per week
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome

Cytoxan
    Dosage: 250 mg, 250 mg, 500 mg, 750 mg, 1000 mg, 1250 mg, intravenous
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome

Cyclosporine
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome
    End date: 2001-01-06

Remicade
    Dosage: 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, intravenous
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome

Leukeran
    Dosage: titrated up to 4 mg daily, 3 mg daily, 3 mg daily
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome

Colchicine
    Dosage: 6 mg twice daily, 6 mg twice daily
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome

Cellcept
    Dosage: 1000 mg twice daily
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome

Rituxan
    Dosage: 1000 mg, 1000 mg, intravenous
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome
    End date: 2006-07-05

Prednisone
    Dosage: 10 mg daily
    Indication: Behcet's Syndrome

Other drugs received by patient: Terbutaline Sulfate; (Esomeprazole); Pregabalin; Acyclovir; (Fentanyl); Erythromycin; Sertraline Hydrochloride; Theophylline; Pentoxifylline; Furosemide; Folic Acid; Fluticasone Propionate / Salmeterol; Ipratropium Bromide and Albuterol Sulfate

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