Rituxan is called Mabthera in UK.
Rituxan (MabThera in UK) is the innovative drug containing rituximab. Rituximab is a protein called monoclonal antibody which acts by sticking to the surface of certain white blood cells (B-Lymphocytes) to kill those cells.
Rituxan is used to treat many conditions including non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, rheumatoid arthritis, among other conditions. Rituxan is used alone or alongside of additional medicine.
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