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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
#44 in Rituxan discussions - 40 posts discuss Dry Eyes with Rituxan. Dry Eyes is #44 concern in Rituxan discussions.
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sjogrensworld.org
fatigue so I am wondering if those of you who are on Rituxan...
" question for Rituxan users ...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 research online about Rituxan, it se... "

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as a last resort. I also have been taking a dry eye...
" ...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 for t... "

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csn.cancer.org
I developed dry eyes after the Rituxan. It may be just...
" ...It seems I developed dry eyes after the Rituxan. It may be just ...have been cases where dry eyes have developed after cataract ...anybody that has developed dry eye syndrone after Rituxan. J... "

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

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

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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 ...my eyes. I take HDMTX and Rituxan. I've just used over ...a perscription? Thanks - my dry eyes probably bother... "

is only last three months. I have had 2 bouts of uveitis...
" ...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 ...uveitis! So severe dry eye- probably Sjogrens.. He... "

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sjogrensworld.org
like you have bigger problems then dry eyes anyway. We'll...
" ...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 ... "

Anybody? Also I have very dry eyes? Or they just feel...
" 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 f... "

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notice I have a little dry eye syndrone going on. Hopefully...
" ...for 2 years for the rituxan. Just glad it is not ...little more each day. I do notice I have a little dry eye syndrone going on. Hopefully that will go away soon.... "

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