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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
68
68%
Lupus
55
80%
Myasthenia Gravis
5
40%
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
4
100%
Overall, 82% (248 Members) find Rituxan helpful
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Rituxan Reviews

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but man when it wears off... IT WEARS OFF LOL! worst flare in 10 years....
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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
Working / Worked
Best RA I have ever taken. If you want to know more about this drug message me.
Working / Worked
I have had two rounds of Rituxan having them six months apart. I am Musk positive. Other drugs have not working and the Rituxan has been very successful!! There are only 300 Musk positive patients out of the 40,000 MG patients. This is a drug that has been around for a very long time but only until a few years ago has it been used for MG.
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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]