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In the US, Rituximab (rituximab systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: antirheumatics, CD20 monoclonal antibodies and is used to treat Bullous Pemphigoid, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, Evan's Syndrome, Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, Follicular Lymphoma, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Mantle Cell Lymphoma, Microscopic polyangiitis, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Pemphigoid, Pemphigus, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Wegener's Granulomatosis.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Antineoplastic agent

Microtubule inhibitor

Biological response modifier, BRM

Anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody

Chemical Name

Immunoglobulin G 1 (human-mouse monoclonal IDEC-C2B8 gama 1-chain anti-human antigen CD 20), disulfide wit human-mouse monoclonal IDEC-C2B8 kapa-chain, dimer (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Rituximabum (Latin)
  • Rituximab (German)
  • Rituximab (French)
  • Rituximab (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Mab Thera
    Roche, Slovenia
  • MabThera
    Dr. F. Hoffmann-Lja - Roche, Russian Federation; euro rx Arzneimittel GmbH, Austria; F. Hoffmann-La Roche LTD, Serbia; Haemato Pharm, Austria; Hoffmann-La Roche, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Latvia; Inopha, Austria; Productos Roche, Chile; Roche, Armenia; Roche, Argentina; Roche, Australia; Roche, Bangladesh; Roche, Belgium; Roche, Brazil; Roche, China; Roche, Colombia; Roche, Czech Republic; Roche, Germany; Roche, Denmark; Roche, Ecuador; Roche, Egypt; Roche, Spain; Roche, Finland; Roche, France; Roche, Georgia; Roche, Greece; Roche, Hong Kong; Roche, Croatia (Hrvatska); Roche, Hungary; Roche, Indonesia; Roche, Ireland; Roche, Israel; Roche, Iceland; Roche, Italy; Roche, Lebanon; Roche, Lithuania; Roche, Moldova; Roche, Myanmar; Roche, Mexico; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, Norway; Roche, New Zealand; Roche, Oman; Roche, Philippines; Roche, Poland; Roche, Portugal; Roche, Romania; Roche, Serbia; Roche, Sweden; Roche, Thailand; Roche, Tunisia; Roche, Turkey; Roche, Taiwan; Roche, Uruguay; Roche, Vietnam; Roche, South Africa; Roche Products, United Kingdom; Roche Registration, Austria
  • Reditux
    Complex Therapeutics, Chile; Dr Reddy's, Vietnam; Dr Reddy's Lab, Myanmar
  • Rituxan
    Biogen Idec, United States; Genentech, United States; Roche, Canada; Zenyaku Kogyo, Japan


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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