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(also known as Rituximab)

Rituximab is a monoclonal antibody. It is used to treat a type of cancer called non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It can be used alone or with other cancer medicines or chemotherapy

Rituximab may also be used in combination with methotrexate to reduce the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis after at least one ot... continue

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Non-hodgkin's Lymphoma
94
90%
Rheumatoid Arthritis
69
68%
Lupus
57
81%
Myasthenia Gravis
5
40%
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
4
100%
Overall, 82% (252 Members) find Rituxan helpful
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Rituxan Reviews

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Working / Worked
worked well...cant do anymore cuz i had an allergic reaction my 2nd treatment
Working / Worked
The first treatment was very long due to me having an allergic reaction to the Rituxan. The crown of my head turned bright red, I started coughing and sneezing and had scratchiness in my throat. They had to stop for 1-2 hours and give me more benadryl. My second treatment was much faster and no side effects except a couple of sneezes...
Working / Worked
but man when it wears off... IT WEARS OFF LOL! worst flare in 10 years....
Working / Worked
Awesome!
Working / Worked
To start end of January 2012
Working / Worked
Works well
The Rituxan worked well! I am in remission!! I just completed my 2 years of Rituxan maitenance in time to start 2009 new year!
Now I pray that I can stay where I am at and not relapse.
Working / Worked
WORKED FOR ME LUCKY PERCENT THAT PLACED LUPUS ON REMISSION. NO MAJOR SIDE EFFECTS
Working / Worked
This was the last form of biologics I took. I was on this for about a year or so. I stopped taking biologics when I started using the Amethyst Bio-Mat which took away my pain, so I no longer needed the heavy drugs.
Working / Worked
Kidneys are still good. Wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Gave me a little rash during treatment, but a steroid got rid of it
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: Rituximab/Rituxan - and Severe MG
    I was considered to have severe refractory MG and indeed most meds just did not work or stopped working.Had to be on high dose of prednisone for long ... [More]
  2. Discussion: Rituximab/Rituxan - and Severe MG
    As a fellow Muskie, you give me hope Sandra!! It has been rough going so far since I have a mixed reaction or no reaction to many of the "usual... [More]
  3. Discussion: Rituximab/Rituxan - and Severe MG
    Yes..the Rituximab has helped me to be symptom free…. [More]
  4. Discussion: Rituximab/Rituxan - and Severe MG
    I was not in a study, but have refractory Lems and possibly mg and I had rituxan in December and it has helped a great deal for me. I am able to walk... [More]
  5. Discussion: Rituximab/Rituxan - and Severe MG
    Re: what Neurologists call ''refractory'' MG. (Seriously ill patients, who are not responding well - to any other treament.) The link below: lea... [More]