Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
Before receiving this medicine, make sure you understand all the risks and benefits from receiving the medicine. It is important for you to work closely with your doctor during your treatment.
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a medical facility. It is given through a needle placed into one of your veins. The medicine must be given slowly, so the needle will have to remain in place for at least 90 minutes.
You may receive other medicines (eg, fever medicine, allergy medicine) before starting treatment with this medicine to help prevent unwanted side effects.
You may also receive other medicines to prevent pneumonia and herpes virus infection during treatment with rituximab-arrx and for at least 6 months after the last dose for granulomatosis with polyangiitis and microscopic polyangiitis or for up to 12 months for chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Read and follow the instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have questions.
Portions of this document last updated: April 01, 2023
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