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Does Rituxan cause Sinus Infections ?

Sinus Infections is a known side effect of Rituxan
#16 in Rituxan discussions - 112 posts discuss Sinus Infections with Rituxan. Sinus Infections is #16 concern in Rituxan discussions.
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bcbaxter
And yes, that includes sinus and ear infection as well. I seem to keep one constantly. I wonder how normal it is for my situation.

bcbaxter
July 2015 I have had several Rituxan infusions since being diagnosed with spleen, bone marrow and blood cell cancer. The Rituxan is fighting the cancer, but is beginning to cause me serious infections now, such as staph and Bells Palsey. This worries me because it can cause deadly infections.

forums.lymphoma.com
got sinus infections with every single Rituxan treatment I...
" Hi - I got sinus infections with every single Rituxan treatment I had. Always got sick during that time period. ...get sick, and never get sinusitis anymore. I had allergies to ...I don't have now either.... "

healthunlocked.com
had sinusitis in July just after receiving Rituximab. I am...
" ...my major flare ups have been in July and last year I had sinusitis in July just after receiving Rituximab. I am probably also a 'grumbling' disease patient too as I cannot seem... "

rawarrior.com
a sinus infection for 3 months due to Rituxan. 3 trips to...
" ...Year before last I had a sinus infection for 3 months due to Rituxan. 3 trips to GP and rounds of antibiotics. Finally went to a ENT had CT scan of sinuses and scope. Was on 2 types of antibiotics... "

the flu (felt like it) bad cold, just a sinus infection...
" I got rituxan in April 2010 then again in august. Started it again 3 weeks ago but my 3rd treament this time was canceled do to my sinus & chest problems. Doc gave me a dose... "

csn.cancer.org
which i found out from my onc that its common for rituxan...
" ...lady, Sue i finished my rituxan in October, the 28th, and had numerous sinus infections which i found out from my onc that its common for rituxan users,which i didint know at the time i was having... "

www.arthritisinsight.com
of Rituxan, I had a 3.5 month sinus infection and I expect...
" ...after my first round of Rituxan, I had a 3.5 month sinus infection and I expect this one ...mention the prospect of having painful sinus headaches while having increased RA symptoms, ongoing. Ack.... "

forums.lymphoma.com
een fighting a sinus infection and now this nasty cough....
" ...cough? I have received 6 Rituxan treatments since transplant and my first year I did great. Since December I have been fighting a sinus infection and now this nasty cough. Not sure if the ...it. So now... "

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fusions and one of the side effects is sinusitis? Ive al...
" Are they sure its a sinus infection? My head/sinuses are going nuts ...labs and said I had sinusitis and allergies. Ive had multiple rituxan infusions and one of the side effects is sinusitis? Ive also... "

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