CURRENTLY TAKING RITUXAN

Learn how to get the most out of your treatment as you continue taking Rituxan® (rituximab) plus methotrexate. Get tips to help you prepare for your infusions. And learn about scheduling future courses.

HAVING 2 COURSES OF TREATMENT 6 MONTHS APART HAS HELPED ME STAY ON TRACK.

Lee

taking Rituxan with methotrexate to treat his RA

SERIOUS SIDE EFFECT INFORMATION

Rituxan can cause serious side effects that can lead to death, including:

  • Infusion Reactions: Infusion reactions are the most common side effect of Rituxan treatment. Serious infusion reactions can happen during your infusion or within 24 hours after your infusion of Rituxan. Your doctor should give you medicines before your infusion of Rituxan to decrease your chance of having a severe infusion reaction

    Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you get any of these symptoms during or after an infusion of Rituxan:
    • Hives (red, itchy welts) or rash
    • Itching
    • Swelling of your lips, tongue, throat, or face
    • Sudden cough
    • Shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, or wheezing
    • Weakness
    • Dizziness or feel faint
    • Palpitations (feel like your heart is racing or fluttering)
    • Chest pain

For more information, please see the important side effect information page.

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