Treating NHL With RITUXAN
RITUXAN is an effective part of treatment for many patients with NHL. In fact, RITUXAN has been used over 2 million times worldwide. In this section, you can get an overview of RITUXAN treatment.
Also, get information about how RITUXAN may be used to treat 2 main types of NHL.
For low-grade or follicular (indolent) NHL, RITUXAN may be given as follows:
RITUXAN with CVP chemotherapy is used to treat follicular NHL.
RITUXAN may be given by itself for low-grade NHL for up to 2 years after successful initial treatment with CVP.
RITUXAN may be given by itself for follicular NHL for up to 2 years after initial treatment with RITUXAN plus chemotherapy results in a partial or complete remission.
If the disease returns, RITUXAN may be given by itself to treat low-grade or follicular NHL.
For DLBCL (aggressive) NHL, RITUXAN is given as follows:
Along with CHOP chemotherapy.