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Also known as Rituxan

Rituximab (trade names Rituxan and MabThera) is a chimeric monoclonal antibody against the protein CD20, which is primarily found on the surface of B cells. Rituximab destroys B cells, and is therefore used to treat diseases which are characterized by excessive numbers of B cells, overactive B cells, or dysfunctional B cells. This includes many lymphomas, leukemias, transplant rejection, and autoimmune disorders.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $5742.72 for an average of 21 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed rituximab to treat lymphoma, leukemia, thrombocytopenia, and hypergammaglobulinemia.

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