Were you looking for information about Rituximab? Rituxamab is a common misspelling of rituximab.
Because it binds to and destroys certain cells in the body, rituximab (Rituxan®) can be prescribed to treat rheumatoid arthritis, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Wegener's granulomatosis (WG), and microscopic polyangiitis (MPA). This medication comes in the form of an injection and is administered intravenously by a healthcare provider. Some of the more common side effects include fever, chills, and infections.
(For the complete eMedTV article on this drug, click Rituximab. This article offers an in-depth look at how rituximab works and discusses possible safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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