16 patient evaluations for Rituximab

May 18, 2018 (Started Jan 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for follicular lymphoma)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma)
  • Side effects
    Mild (for Overall) (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Discontinued December 2016 because treatment was no longer having any effect on my lymphoma
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 29, 2017 (Started Jan 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for follicular lymphoma)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (for Overall) (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 15, 2016 (Started Jan 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for follicular lymphoma)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (for Overall) (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2017 (Started Jul 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 4, 2008 (Started Jan 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic lymphocytic leukemia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (for Overall) (crash)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Monthly
Advice & Tips: Make sure your providers are monitoring you closely. During my first course of chemo, my blood pressure crashed and I nearly flat-lined. To administer the complete the first day's dose took 8 hours compared with an anticipated 1 hour. Later cycles were easier.

  • 0 helpful marks
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