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

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Pneumonia (22)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Rituxan (Rituximab) where reactions include pneumonia. 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

Rituxan
    Start date: 2012-06-22

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

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

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

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

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 United States on 2012-08-09

Patient: female

Reactions: Pneumonia, Diabetes Mellitus, Drug Ineffective, Condition Aggravated, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Dyspepsia, Oedema Peripheral, Hypertension

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Prednisone TAB
    Start date: 2011-11-30

Prednisone TAB
    Dosage: dose-variable. dose started years ago
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Vasculitis

Rituxan
    Indication: Wegener's Granulomatosis
    Start date: 2006-01-01

Rituxan
    Indication: Vasculitis
    Start date: 2011-08-25
    End date: 2011-09-16

Other drugs received by patient: Simvastatin; Cellcept; Lisinopril; Metformin Hydrochloride



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-07-23

Patient: female

Reactions: Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung Consolidation, Regurgitation, Pneumonia, Dyspnoea Exertional, Oxygen Consumption Increased, Cough

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan

Other drugs received by patient: Digoxin; Lasix; Methotrexate; Prednisone; Telmisartan



Possible Rituxan side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-17

Patient:

Reactions: Pneumonia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Carmustine
    Dosage: day - 7

Cytarabine
    Dosage: day -6 til day -3

Etoposide
    Dosage: day -6 till day -3

Melphalan Hydrochloride
    Dosage: day -2

Rituxan
    Dosage: day - 19 and day - 12

Velcade
    Dosage: d2 and d8
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-05-01

Vorinostat
    Dosage: 200 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-04-30
    End date: 2012-05-06

Other drugs received by patient: Zovirax; Diphenhydramine HCL; Loperamide HCL; Dapsone; Compazine; Cholecalciferol; Allegra; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Bactrim; Potassium Chloride; Vitamin D (Unspecified); Potassium Bicarbonate; Nystatin; Lorazepam; Zofran; Folic Acid; Vitamins (Unspecified)



Possible Rituxan side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-16

Patient: male

Reactions: Pneumonia, Lung Infiltration, Respiratory Distress, Cough

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan



Possible Rituxan side effects in male

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-06-12

Patient: male

Reactions: Pneumonia, Quadriplegia, Myelitis Transverse, Depression, Injury, Enterovirus Infection, Acute Respiratory Failure

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-22

Patient: female

Reactions: Pneumonia

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan

Other drugs received by patient: Prednisone; Naproxen



Possible Rituxan side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-18

Patient: male

Reactions: Death, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Alveolar Haemorrhage, Wegener's Granulomatosis, Sinusitis

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan



Possible Rituxan side effects in male

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-05-16

Patient: male

Reactions: Pneumonia, Quadriplegia, Injury, Myelitis Transverse, Depression, Enterovirus Infection, Acute Respiratory Failure

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan



Possible Rituxan side effects in male

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-04-24

Patient: male

Reactions: Pneumonia, Injury

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan



Possible Rituxan side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-03-21

Patient: male, weighing 89.5 kg (196.9 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Dyspnoea, Ureteric Obstruction, Haematuria, Blood Uric Acid Increased, non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-01-04

Rituxan
    Indication: B-Cell Lymphoma

Other drugs received by patient: Adriamycin PFS; Treanda; Fludarabine Phosphate; Allopurinol



Possible Rituxan side effects in 55 year old female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-03-02

Patient: 55 year old female

Reactions: Pneumonia, Hypogammaglobulinaemia, Sinusitis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cyclophosphamide
    Indication: Vasculitis

Prednisone TAB
    Indication: Vasculitis

Rituxan
    Indication: Vasculitis

Other drugs received by patient: Azathioprine



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from Canada on 2012-02-28

Patient: female, weighing 63.6 kg (139.8 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Pneumonia Aspiration

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan

Other drugs received by patient: Prednisone; Potassium Chloride; Folic Acid; Sulfatrim; Lorazepam; Ranitidine; Acetaminofen; Baclofen; Lovaza; Acidophilus; Hydromorph Contin; Lyrica; Multi-Vitamins; Diphenhydramine HCL; Nortriptyline HCL; Melatonin; Alendronate Sodium; Lasix; Chloride; B12 Complex



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-02-28

Patient: female

Reactions: Pneumonia, Dyspnoea, Radiation Pneumonitis, Cough

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Bleomycin Sulfate
    Dosage: last dose prior to sae: 26 jan 2011, form: infusion, temporarily interrupted.
    Indication: Hodgkin's Disease

Cyclophosphamide
    Indication: Hodgkin's Disease

Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: form: infusion, last dose prior to sae: 19 jan 2011
    Indication: Hodgkin's Disease

Etoposide
    Indication: Hodgkin's Disease

Prednisone
    Indication: Hodgkin's Disease

Procarbazine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: last dose prior to sae: 26 jan 2011.
    Indication: Hodgkin's Disease

Rituxan
    Dosage: last dose prior to sae: 19 jan 2011, form: infusion
    Indication: Hodgkin's Disease

Vincristine
    Indication: Hodgkin's Disease

Other drugs received by patient: Clemastin; Mesna; Ondansetron; Ciprofloxacin; Erythropoietin Alfa; Aprepitant; Ranidine



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-02-27

Patient: female, weighing 82.0 kg (180.4 pounds)

Reactions: Blood Pressure Increased, Nasopharyngitis, Dyspnoea, Pneumonia, Pain in Extremity, Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, Foot Fracture, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hot Flush, Arthritis, Blood Pressure Fluctuation, Walking Disability

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan
    Dosage: form: infusion; dose: 1000 mg/ml; received 2 infusions, every 15 days
    Indication: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Start date: 2009-08-08
    End date: 2011-07-04

Rituxan

Rituxan

Rituxan
    Dosage: form: infusion; dose: 1000 mg/ml; received 2 infusions, every 15 days
    Start date: 2010-05-03
    End date: 2010-05-14

Other drugs received by patient: Cortisone Acetate; Methotrexate; Afrin; Mycophenolate Mofetil; Prednisolone; Levothyroxine Sodium



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from Finland on 2012-02-27

Patient: female, weighing 85.1 kg (187.2 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Adrenal Neoplasm

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Methotrexate
    Dosage: quantity sufficient
    Indication: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rituxan
    Indication: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Other drugs received by patient: Methylprednisolone



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

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

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

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: 103 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

Methotrexate
    Dosage: 420 mg, unk
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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

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

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

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



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-01-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Lymphadenopathy, Pneumonia, Fear, Anaphylactic Reaction, Bone Pain, Hyperhidrosis, Suicidal Ideation, Lung Disorder, Chest Pain, Depression, Blood Pressure Decreased, Lymphoedema, Cardiac Failure Congestive

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Pneumonia, Sepsis

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Humira
    Indication: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Remicade
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Rituxan
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Rituxan side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-01-26

Patient: male

Reactions: Death, Pneumonia, Wegener's Granulomatosis, Pulmonary Alveolar Haemorrhage, Sinusitis

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan



Possible Rituxan side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-10-17

Patient: male

Reactions: Pneumonia, Dyspnoea, Pulmonary Oedema, Pyrexia, Aneurysm

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan



Possible Rituxan side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2011-10-07

Patient: male, weighing 112.0 kg (246.4 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2009-11-24
    End date: 2010-04-13

Treanda
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2009-11-24
    End date: 2010-04-14

Other drugs received by patient: Zofran; Benadryl; Maxeran; Zantac; Tylenol-500; Solu-Cortef

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