WHAT ARE THE USES OF RISTOVA 500MG INJECTION ?
Rituximab is used to treat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma or chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This medicine is also used in combination with another drug called methotrexate to treat symptoms of adult rheumatoid arthritis. It is also used in combination with steroid medicines to treat certain rare disorders that cause inflammation of blood vessels and other tissues in the body
WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY RISTOVA 500MG INJECTION ?
Ristova is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. It is a monoclonal antibody. Monoclonal antibodies are a relatively new type of "targeted" cancer therapy.
RISTOVA RITUXIMAB 500MG INJECTION COMMON SIDE EFFECTS :
runny or stuffy nose, sneezing; nausea, diarrhea; muscle pain; or swelling in your hands or feet.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these other side effects, even if they occur several months after you receive Rituximab, or after your treatment ends.
This is not a complete list of side effects. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider.
- fever, chills, flu symptoms, pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, feeling weak or tired;
- ongoing cough, sinus pain, wheezing, or breathing problems; ongoing diarrhea and weight loss; headache, earache, warmth or swelling with skin redness;
- pain or burning when you urinate; severe skin reaction--painful skin or mouth sores, or a severe skin rash with blistering, peeling, or pus;
- liver problems--upper stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark urine, or jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);