Rituxan

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What is Rituxan?

Rituxan 10 mg/mL Concentrate, IV
Drug Name: RITUXIMAB INJECTION
Other Brand Names: Rituxan
Uses: Rituximab is used alone or with other medications to treat certain types of cancer (e.g., non-Hodgkin's lymphoma). It is a type of medication called a monoclonal antibody. It works by attaching to certain blood cells from your immune system (B cells) and killing them. It is also used with other monoclonal antibodies and radioactive drugs to treat certain cancers. Rituximab is also used with methotrexate to treat moderate-to-severe forms of rheumatoid arthritis. It is usually used for arthritis only after other medications have not worked. It can decrease joint pain and swelling.
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My first Rituxan infusion is proceeding nicely. 3 hours in, 3 to go. They gave me Benedryl ...
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