Medicine : Ristova (500mg)

Name:Ristova (500mg)
Type:Injection
Manufacturer:Hoffmann-la Roche Ltd
Generic Use:Rituximab
Composition:Rituximab(500 Mg)
Substitutes:reditux (500mg) , mathera (500mg) , mabthera (500mg) , ristova (500mg)


Generic ( Rituximab )



Typical use Of Rituximab :Advanced Follicular Lymphoma (chemo Resistant), Non-hodgkin's Lymphoma.
Mechanism of action of Rituximab :The Fab Regions Of Rituximab Binds To The CD20 Antigen On B Lymphocytes, While The Fc Domain Recruits Antibodies And Complements To Mediate Cell Lysis.
Drug Interaction of Rituximab :Rituximab Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Cisplatin, Clozapine, Diphtheriatetanus-A Cellular Pertussis Vaccine, Ganciclovir (Na), Leflunomide, Measles Vaccine, Mumps Vaccine, Rubella Vaccine, Torasemide. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Rituximab :Blood Dyscrasias, Affectced Liver Function.

INTERACTIONS OF RITUXIMAB


How Rituximab will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Rituximab will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Rituximab

No Studies Found