19 Jan 2013
Rituxan is definitely a chemotherapy drug.
Rituxan (rituximab) is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.
Rituxan is used to treat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma or chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This medicine is also used in combination with another drug called methotrexate to treat symptoms of adult rheumatoid arthritis.
Rituxan is also used in combination with steroid medicines to treat certain rare disorders that cause inflammation of blood vessels and other tissues in the body.
- Rituxan Information for Consumers
- Rituxan Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Rituxan (detailed)
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