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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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Working / Worked
I've been on it for about 1 1/2 years...
Working / Worked
I had this when I got out of the hospital. I had 6 rounds of chemo, I had the Cytoxin also. They did one and the next time they did the other.
Working / Worked
I had six infusions of Rituxan and it went well. It got the cancer out of my bone marrow, but not out of the spleen.
Working / Worked
This is what put me into remission! a couple weeks after treatment, my sed rate started to fall and i started weaning off the roids!
Working / Worked
have had CHOP-R and now receiving Rituxin, Fludara and cytoxan, 2 treatments been postponed due to illness, think fludara is affecting my lungs. had pulmonary test done
Working / Worked
I've been taking an infusion every 3 months for the past year. It started with 1xweek for 1 month.Ths treatment is working.It removed the mass in the right parotid gland
Working / Worked
The left parotid was removed. The right side shunk away with the first infusion. I also had PetCats every 3 months before the infusion. Now every 6 mths.for the scans
Working / Worked
Too early to tell
Working / Worked
So far so good... here is hoping...
My momma called this a "wonder Drug"
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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]