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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
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Myasthenia Gravis
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Overall, 83% (261 Members) find Rituxan helpful

Rituxan Reviews

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just had my first infusion
Working / Worked
i did an infusion in Feb. 2011 and another in March 2011. My pulmonary fibrosis has been stable since.
Working / Worked
Worked well for first year and a half. Second dose didn't effect any change.
Working / Worked
Very good experience. No sickness from it. Helped a lot. Not cured though.
Received Atavan prior to each chemo treatment that began with Rituxan. Without the Atavan, Rituxan caused major anxiety and personality changes.
Working / Worked
Four months out and working well for me.
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...
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but man when it wears off... IT WEARS OFF LOL! worst flare in 10 years....
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  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]