The first infusion of RITUXAN is given slowly.
Your first treatment may take 4 to 6 hours or more. If you have an infusion-related reaction, your infusion will be slowed or stopped.
Your next infusions should take less time.
Starting with the second treatment cycle, your infusions will generally take between 3 and 4 hours. Previously untreated follicular lymphoma and DLBCL patients who do not have a serious infusion-related reaction during initial treatment my be able to receive follow-up infusions that last only 90 minutes. Not all patients will be able to receive a faster infusion.
Please see additional Important Safety Information below.
RITUXAN is available by prescription only.
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