Rituximab

Drug Name
Rituximab

Brand Name(s)
Rituxan®, Truxima®, Ruxience®, Riximyo®, Riabni®

Drug Class
Biologic

Rituximab is used to treat inflammatory types of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA, also known as Wegener’s Granulomatosis).

This information was last updated November 2017, with expert advice from:

Jason Kielly, B.Sc. (pharm.), Pharm.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Clinical Pharmacist, Rheumatic Health Program, Eastern Health

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