Buy MABTHERA 500MG INFUSION online
MABTHERA 500MG INFUSION
per Infusion: 50ml; Manufacturer: Roche Products India Pvt Ltd
Categories: By Roche Products India Pvt Ltd, Hematology, Immunology, Oncology Tags: C_DOM, DC_LPM, S_HEM, S_IMM, S_ONC
Composition Rituximab (500mg)
Primary Use Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), Blood cancer (Chronic lymphocytic leukemia), Rheumatoid arthritis
MABTHERA 500 MG INFUSION is used in the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), blood cancer (Chronic lymphocytic leukemia) and rheumatoid arthritis.
There is limited information available on the use of MABTHERA 500 MG INFUSION in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor. Use of MABTHERA 500 MG INFUSION is not recommended in patients with the active liver disease or those who had viral hepatitis as it can reactivate the infection.
MABTHERA 500 MG INFUSION is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of MABTHERA 500 MG INFUSION may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether MABTHERA 500 MG INFUSION alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Headache, Weakness, Edema (swelling), Infection, Hair loss, Itching, Chills, Febrile neutropenia, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Infusion reaction.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
MABTHERA 500 MG INFUSION is a monoclonal antibody that specifically binds to receptors on cancer cells. Thus it flags the cancer cells for destruction by the body’s immune system.
Seek immediate medical attention if you develop any severe skin and mouth reactions: painful sores or ulcers on the skin, lips, or mouth; blisters; rash; or peeling skin.
Use rituximab with extreme caution in children and elderly.
Rituximab may cause a serious viral infection of the brain or progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy that can lead to disability or death. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any change in your mental state, decreased vision, or problems with speech or walking.
Take precautions if you have or had any of the following medical conditions: hepatitis infection (rituximab could be fatal in such cases), any other infection such as (herpes, shingles, cytomegalovirus, etc.), systemic lupus erythematosus, heart problems (such as angina, palpitations or heart failure), lung disease or breathing problems, taken medicines which affect your immune system (such as chemotherapy or immune-suppressive medicines) or used certain arthritis medicines.
You may be asked to stop taking medicines for high blood pressure 12 hours before you receive rituximab as it may cause a fall in the blood pressure.
Avoid activities that may cause bruising or injury as rituximab may reduce the number of clot-forming cells (platelets) in your blood.
You may be monitored with regular blood tests before and during the treatment with rituximab to monitor your condition or check for side effects.
Do not receive live vaccine (such as measles, mumps, rubella and others) while using rituximab, and avoid contact with anyone who has recently received a live vaccine as there are chances that the virus could be passed on to you.
Use effective method of contraception while using and after 12 months after your last treatment with rituximab.