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Rituximab, sold under the trade names Rituxan and MabThera, is a Chimera (protein) monoclonal antibody against the protein...
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Does Rituxan cause Dry Eyes ?

Dry Eyes is a known side effect of Rituxan
#35 in Rituxan discussions - 49 posts discuss Dry Eyes with Rituxan. Dry Eyes is #35 concern in Rituxan discussions.
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sjogrensworld.org
tigue so I am wondering if those of you who are on Rituxan h...
" question for Rituxan users ...on Rituxan. My main complaint is severely dry eyes and fatigue so I am wondering if those of you who are on Rituxan have noticed a difference in your eyes. After doing some... "

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healthunlocked.com
glands. I noticed that as well as helping with my dry eyes...
" ...wore socks in Florida! I have been treated for hypo for 20 years but ...clinical trials for a treatment Rituximab which would bring down inflammation levels in saliva, tear and other glands. I noticed... "

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a last resort. I also have been taking a dry eye sup...
" ...that really helped with my dry eyes. Have you tried Imuran, Cellcept, Methotrexate yet? I would try those first and use the rituxan as a last resort. I also have been taking a dry eye supplement... "

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developed dry eyes after the Rituxan. It may be just a...
" ...glaucoma. It seems I developed dry eyes after the Rituxan. It may be just a ...there have been cases where dry eyes have developed after cataract surgery, ...find anybody that has developed dry eye syndrone... "

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. The neuropathy improved alot right after my rituxan...
" ...the reality that I have permanent peripheral neuropathy remaining from the cryoglobulinemia ...tx. I also still get dry eyes and rashes . The neuropathy improved alot right after my rituxan treatment... "

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anyone have experience with Rituxan?Thank you....
" ...treated with a series of Rituxan injections. I think they're targeting ...only other Sjogren's related symptom is dry eyes, at least at this ...early in the diagnoses. Does anyone have experience with... "

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in my eyes. I take HDMTX and Rituxan. I've just used over...
" ...glad I found this. I have been having dry eyes for several years and have ...in my eyes. I take HDMTX and Rituxan. I've just used over the ...a perscription? Thanks - my dry eyes probably bother me more... "

is only last three months. I have had 2 bouts of uveitis...
" ...out there. I am currently on 25mg of mtx and Rituxan every four months but it is only last three months. I have had 2 bouts of uveitis this year and now ...but no uveitis! So severe dry eye- probably... "

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ke you have bigger problems then dry eyes anyway. We'll ke...
" ...be permanent. I thought the Rituxan was primarily for extraglandular problems, ...don't know if you'll get dry eye benefits. Sounds like you have bigger problems then dry eyes anyway. We'll keep our... "

Anybody? Also I have very dry eyes? Or they just feel we...
" I have a question for you other Rituxan patients. I have never in ...latent hsv? Anybody else get a cold sore after treatment and ...Monday. Anybody? Also I have very dry eyes? Or they just feel weird... "

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