RITUXAN (rituximab) DOSING SCHEDULE
If you're considering Rituxan® (rituximab) plus methotrexate with your doctor, don't forget to consider if the dosing schedule suits you, and how Rituxan is given.
4 INFUSIONS A YEAR
Rituxan® (rituximab) is typically given every 6 months, or based on your doctor's evaluation of your symptoms (but no sooner than every 4 months).
It's important to know if your symptoms return before it's time for your next course, you and your healthcare provider may decide to treat earlier (but no sooner than 4 months).
What are the most common side effects during treatment with Rituxan?
- infusion-related reactions
- infections (may include fever, chills)
- body aches
Other side effects include:
- aching joints during or within hours of receiving an infusion
- more frequent upper respiratory tract infections
Please see the Important Side Effect Information page and the Rituxan Prescribing Information and Medication Guide for additional Important Side Effect Information, including Most Serious Side Effects.