Rituxan Medication Information
Your healthcare provider may prescribe Rituxan® (rituximab) if you have any of the following conditions:
This prescription medication is administered intravenously (via an IV infusion, also known as an "IV drip") by your healthcare provider. Although most people tolerate the medicine well, side effects are possible and can include fever, chills, and infections.
Before starting treatment, it's important to review Rituxan's safety information. This medication may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have any other medical condition, such as diabetes or any kind of infection, or are taking any other type of medicine, including nonprescription products, herbal supplements, or vitamins.
(For more information on this medication, click Rituxan. This article takes a more in-depth look at this drug, explaining how Rituxan works, what to expect while taking it, and what else to tell your healthcare provider before starting treatment.)