MEDICAL DESCRIPTION OF RITUXIREL 100MG INJECTION
Rituxirel 100mg Injection contains Rituximab 100mg used to treat Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Rheumatoid arthritis, Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Granulomatosis with polyangiitis, Pemphigus Vulgaris, and Microscopic polyangiitis. It is used alone or with other combinations.
RITUXIREL 100MG INJECTION USES
It is used in the treatment of the following conditions as Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Rheumatoid arthritis, Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Granulomatosis with polyangiitis, Pemphigus Vulgaris, and Microscopic polyangiitis
RITUXIREL 100MG INJECTION BENEFITS
It is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects many joints. It usually occurs when your body’s immune system attacks healthy tissue in your joints. Symptoms include tender, inflamed joints, fatigue, fever, and loss of appetite.
It is also known as Non-Hodgkin’s disease, cancer in part of your immune system called the lymphatic system. It occurs when there is a change in the DNA of white blood cells called B lymphocytes. Symptoms include fever, night sweats, weight loss, severe itching, increased sensitivity, and swelling of lymph nodes.
Chronic lymphatic leukemia
It is a type of blood and bone marrow cancer. The exact cause is unknown but it is assumed that some changes happen in the DNA of blood-producing cells. It progresses more slowly when compared with other leukemia. Symptoms include inflamed lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, weight loss, enlarged spleen, fatigue, and frequent infections.
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis
It is also called Wegener’s granulomatosis which causes inflammation of the blood vessels in your nose, sinuses, throat, lungs, and kidneys. Symptoms include cough, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, joint pain, blood in urine, weight loss, skin sores, eye redness, blurred vision, and hearing problem.
It is an uncommon condition that causes inflammation of the blood vessel in your kidneys, lung, nerves, skin, and joints. Symptoms include dark-colored urine, weight loss, fever, fatigue, muscle, and joint pain.
It is an autoimmune disease that blisters and sores in the mouth and genitals. It usually occurs when your body produces antibodies that damage your skin cells. Symptoms include blisters, itching, and redness.
RITUXIREL 100MG INJECTION INDICATION
The Rituxirel 100mg Injection is prescribed in the following indications as
- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma who has relapsed or follicular type with CD20 positive and B cell-based
- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Wegener granulomatosis
- Microscopic polyangiitis
- Pemphigus Vulgaris
It is used as an orphan drug in the case of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and Rasmussen encephalitis
MECHANISM OF ACTION OF RITUXIREL 100MG INJECTION
Rituxirel 100mg Injection contains Rituximab 100mg is an anti-cancer medication, a monoclonal CD20 antibody. It produces its action by binding with CD20 antigen which is located on premature and mature B cells lymphocytes. CD20 regulates initiation and differentiation of cell cycle thus promoting B cell lysis initiated by complement dependant cytotoxicity, and antibody-mediated cell-mediated cytotoxicity thus cell death occurs.
HOW RITUXIREL 100MG INJECTION WORKS
Rituxirel 100mg Injection contains Rituximab 100mg is an anti-cancer medication, a monoclonal CD20 antibody. It produces its action by binding to the receptor of CD20 surface antigen present on B cell lymphocytes. Rituxirel 100mg Injection promotes abnormal B cell lysis thus apoptosis is triggered to control and treat B cell dependant types of cancers and related conditions.
RITUXIREL 100MG INJECTION CONTRAINDICATION
- Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Rituximab
- It is contraindicated to use this medicine in a patient who is having an active infection and with severe immunocompromise.
RITUXIREL 100MG INJECTION SIDE EFFECTS
- Abdominal pain
- Night sweats
- Peripheral edema
- Hair loss