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Side effect(s) of Rituximab

Read the side effects of Rituximab as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Body as a Whole - Fever, chills, infection, weakness, headache, abdominal pain, back pain, throat irritation and flushing.

Blood and Lymphatic - Anemia, decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

Skin - Night sweats, rash, itching and hives.

Respiratory - Increased cough, runny nose, asthma, difficulty in breathing and sinus inflammation.

Metabolic - Increased blood sugar, swelling in the extremities and increased LDH.

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, diarrhea and vomiting.

Central Nervous System - Dizziness and anxiety.

Musculoskeletal - Joint/muscle pain.

Heart - Low/high blood pressure.

Other Precautions : * Avoid vaccination while taking this medication.

Drug Name : Rituximab

Rituximab(Rituxan) generic is a monoclol antibody, prescribed for certain types of cancer such as lymphomas, leukemia, transplant rejection and some autoimmune disorders. It decreases the number of certain types of white blood cells (B cells) in the body.
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Trade Names for Rituximab

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Rituxan
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