Mabthera 500 Mg is a concentrate that is made up into a solution for infusion (drip into a vein). It contains the active substance rituximab.
Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive Arthritis, Rheumatoid Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
What is it used for:
Mabthera is used in adults to treat non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (a cancer of the lymph tissue), chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL, a cancer of the B-lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell) and rheumatoid arthritis (a disease that causes inflammation of the joints). In non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Mabthera is used to treat two types of the disease, both of which affect B-lymphocytes.