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

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Thrombocytopenia (14)

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

Possible Rituxan side effects in 81 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Australia on 2012-08-22

Patient: 81 year old male

Reactions: Vision Blurred, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia, Fall, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan



Possible Rituxan side effects in male

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

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 physician from United States on 2012-07-06

Patient: female, weighing 90.8 kg (199.8 pounds)

Reactions: Platelet Count Decreased, Thrombocytopenia, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan
    Dosage: 1000 mg once
    Indication: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Start date: 2012-05-02
    End date: 2012-05-02

Rituxan
    Dosage: 1000 mg once
    Start date: 2012-05-16
    End date: 2012-05-16

Other drugs received by patient: Citalopram Hydrobromide; Prednisone; Wellbutrin; Methotrexate; Lisinopril; Prednisone



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-07-06

Patient: female

Reactions: Presyncope, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan
    Dosage: 742.5 mg, q2wk
    Indication: B-Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-04-25

Prednisolone
    Dosage: 100 mg, q2wk
    Indication: B-Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-04-26
    End date: 2012-04-30

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 1483 mg, q2wk
    Indication: B-Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-04-26

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: 100 mg, q2wk
    Indication: B-Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-04-26

Neulasta
    Dosage: 6 mg, unk
    Indication: B-Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-04-29

Vincristine
    Dosage: 3.94 mg, q2wk
    Indication: B-Cell Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-04-26

Other drugs received by patient: Ramipril; Nebivolol; Tiotropium Bromide; Levothyroxine Sodium; Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole; Acyclovir; Simvastatin; Torsemide; Acetylsalicylic Acid SRT; Enoxaparin Sodium; Pantoprazole



Possible Rituxan side effects in 54 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-05-10

Patient: 54 year old male, weighing 91.9 kg (202.2 pounds)

Reactions: Asthma, Dyspnoea, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Revlimid
    Dosage: 20 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-04-25

Revlimid
    Dosage: 20 milligram
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-17

Rituxan
    Dosage: 375 milligram/sq. meter
    Indication: non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2012-04-25

Revlimid
    Dosage: 15 milligram
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Potassium Chloride; Simvastatin; Altace; Zofran; Albuterol; Acidophilus; Zocor; Glucosamine; Insulin; Ultram; Tramadol Hydrochloride; Aspirin; Ciprofloxacin; Hydrochlorothiazide; Ondansetron; Visine EYE Drops; Calcium + Vitamin D; Ondansetron; Ramipril; Humalog; Tessalon; Steroid; Toradol; Singulair; Multi-Vitamins; Novolog; Steroid



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 63 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from Canada on 2012-04-10

Patient: 63 year old female

Reactions: Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia, Respiratory Failure, Neutropenia, Cognitive Disorder, Thrombocytopenia, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan
    Dosage: (the patient received rituximab on 13 january 2012).
    Start date: 2011-12-30

Rituxan
    Dosage: (the patient received rituximab on 21 july 2011, 25 july 2011 and 27 july 2011).
    Indication: Epstein-Barr Virus Infection
    Start date: 2011-07-19

Other drugs received by patient: Proctosone; Cefazolin; Ceftazidime; Albuterol; Primaquine; Levofloxacin; Lansoprazole; Piperacillin and Tazobactam; Nabilone; Prednisone TAB; Hydromorphone HCL; Ipratropium Bromide; Clindamycin; Nystatin; Solu-Medrol



Possible Rituxan side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from Canada on 2012-03-12

Patient: male

Reactions: Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan
    Indication: Anaemia Haemolytic Autoimmune

Danazol
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Calcium; Levothyroxine Sodium; Folic Acid; Advair Diskus 100 / 50; Diltiazem; Furosemide; Nitroglycerin; Prednisone; Naproxen; Vitamin B-12; Actonel; Ventolin; Perindopril Erbumine; Lipitor; Rabeprazole Sodium; Aspirin; Spiriva



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 male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-12-21

Patient: male, weighing 101.0 kg (222.2 pounds)

Reactions: Pseudomonas Infection, Pyrexia, Blood Sodium Abnormal, Systolic Dysfunction, Blood Phosphorus Decreased, Hypocalcaemia, Thrombocytopenia, Blood Creatinine Increased, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Doxorubicin HCL
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2009-01-28
    End date: 2009-04-12

Cyclophosphamide
    End date: 2009-04-12

Cytarabine
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2009-01-30

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: days 2-5
    Start date: 2009-01-29
    End date: 2009-02-01

Ifosfamide
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2009-01-28
    End date: 2009-04-12

Rituxan
    Start date: 2009-01-28

Cyclophosphamide
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2009-01-28

Methotrexate
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2009-02-06

Rituxan
    Start date: 2009-01-26

Cytarabine
    Start date: 2009-01-28

Rituxan
    End date: 2009-04-12

Methotrexate
    End date: 2009-04-12

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: cycles 1-6

Cytarabine
    End date: 2009-04-12

Filgrastim
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2009-01-28
    End date: 2009-04-12

Etoposide
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2009-01-28
    End date: 2009-04-12

Rituxan
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2009-02-04

Vincristine
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2009-01-28
    End date: 2009-04-12

Methotrexate
    Start date: 2009-01-28

Leucovorin Calcium
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma
    Start date: 2009-01-28
    End date: 2009-04-12



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-12-20

Patient: female, weighing 60.3 kg (132.7 pounds)

Reactions: Stomatitis, Neutrophil Count, Oral Infection, Lymphopenia, Febrile Neutropenia, Transaminases Increased, Lymphocyte Count, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Hypocalcaemia, Thrombocytopenia, Candidiasis, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan
    Dosage: 820 mg
    Start date: 2009-10-12

Leucovorin Calcium
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma Stage IV

Rituxan
    Start date: 2009-11-30

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 328mg
    Start date: 2009-10-14
    End date: 2009-10-17

Vincristine

Methotrexate
    Dosage: 4918mg
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2009-10-22

Methotrexate
    Start date: 2009-08-26

Ifosfamide
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma Stage IV
    End date: 2009-11-30

Ifosfamide

Ifosfamide

Ifosfamide
    Start date: 2009-08-14

Etoposide
    End date: 2009-11-30

Filgrastim

Filgrastim

Rituxan
    Dosage: 825 mg
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2009-08-14

Cytarabine

Leucovorin Calcium
    Start date: 2009-08-14

Filgrastim
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma Stage IV
    End date: 2009-11-30

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: 66 mg
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2009-08-14

Etoposide
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma Stage IV

Doxorubicin HCL
    End date: 2009-11-30

Rituxan
    Dosage: 825 mg
    Start date: 2009-08-24

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 1312mg
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2009-10-13

Methotrexate
    End date: 2009-11-30

Etoposide

Doxorubicin HCL

Cyclophosphamide
    Start date: 2009-08-16
    End date: 2009-08-19

Vincristine
    Dosage: 2mg
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma Stage IV
    Start date: 2009-10-13

Vincristine
    Dosage: 2mg
    Start date: 2009-08-14

Vincristine
    End date: 2009-11-30

Cytarabine
    Indication: Burkitt's Lymphoma Stage IV
    End date: 2009-11-30

Cytarabine

Etoposide
    Start date: 2009-08-14

Filgrastim
    Start date: 2009-08-14

Doxorubicin HCL
    Dosage: 49mg, cycle 3
    Start date: 2009-10-13

Rituxan
    Dosage: 820 mg
    Start date: 2009-10-20

Cyclophosphamide
    Dosage: 1320mg
    Start date: 2009-08-14

Cyclophosphamide
    End date: 2009-11-30

Cytarabine
    Start date: 2009-08-15

Leucovorin Calcium

Methotrexate
    Dosage: 500 mg
    Start date: 2009-08-14

Leucovorin Calcium
    End date: 2009-11-30

Other drugs received by patient: Benadryl; Sodium Chloride; Colace; Colace; Nystatin; Dextrose; Acetaminophen; Piperacillin; Lisinopril; Tazobactam; Allopurinol; Acyclovir; Fluconazole; Sodium Bicarbonate; Vancomycin Hychloride; Dapsone



Possible Rituxan side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2011-12-08

Patient: female

Reactions: Pulmonary Embolism, Thrombocytopenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Rituxan



Possible Rituxan side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-10-26

Patient:

Reactions: Thrombocytopenia

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

Velcade
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Rituxan
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma



Possible Rituxan side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-10-14

Patient:

Reactions: Thrombocytopenia

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

Doxorubicin HCL
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Rituxan
    Indication: Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

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