Rituxim is used in the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), rheumatoid arthritis, blood cancer (chronic lymphocytic leukemia), granulomatosis with p... View More
Uses of Rituxim
Side effects of Rituxim
How to use Rituxim
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Rituxim works
Rituxim is a monoclonal antibody. It works by targeting the unwanted activity of immune cells (B cells) in rheumatoid arthritis and certain types of can... View More
What if you forget to take Rituxim?
If you miss a dose of Rituxim, please consult your doctor.
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; follicular lymphoma
Reconstitution: Dilute the appropriate dose w/ sodium chloride 0.9% or glucose 5% to a final concentration of between 1 and 4 mg/mL. IV Administratio... View More
Intravenous Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Recommended dose for NHL 375 mg/m² IV infusion according to the following schedules Relapsed or refractory low-g... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Lactation. Type I hypersensitivity or anaphylactic reactions to murine proteins or component of the formulation.
Mode of Action
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Extensive tumor burden, pulmonary tumor infiltration or pulmonary insufficiency; history of cardiac disease; effective contraception during and up to 12... View More
>10% NHL Angioedema (11%), hypotension (10%), Asthenia (26%), chills (33%), dizziness (10%), fever (53%), headache (19%) Pruritus (14%), rash (15%), ... View More
Increased risk of renal toxicity w/ cisplatin. Potentially Fatal: May decrease the efficacy of vaccines and increase the risk of infections in patien... View More
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