Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
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Rituximab-arrx injection is used alone or together with other medicines (eg, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, prednisone, or anthracycline medicine) to treat relapsed (cancer that has come back), refractory (cancer that did not respond to treatment), previously untreated, or non-progressing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). It helps the immune system destroy cancer cells. Rituximab-arrx is a monoclonal antibody.
Rituximab-arrx injection is also used together with other medicines (eg, fludarabine and cyclophosphamide) to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
Rituximab-arrx injection is used together with steroids to treat granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) and microscopic polyangiitis (MPA). These are immune disorders that cause blood vessels to be inflamed.
Rituximab-arrx injection is also used together with other medicines (eg, methotrexate) to reduce the symptoms of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis in patients who have been previously treated with other medicines (eg, tumor necrosis factor [TNF] antagonist) but did not work well.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: