Rituximab is a type of drug known as a biological therapy. It's also known by the names MabThera, Rixathon and Truxima. The immune system normally works to protect the body from infections by causing inflammation.
Rituxan has been shown to provide up to 6 months of symptom improvement from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in 1 course of treatment (2 infusions, given 2 weeks apart).
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