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The effect of rituximab therapy on immunoglobulin levels in patients with multisystem autoimmune disease.

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Posted 17 July 2014 - 10:02 AM

The effect of rituximab therapy on immunoglobulin levels in patients with multisystem autoimmune disease.

 

In multi-system autoimmune disease, prior cyclophosphamide exposure and glucocorticoid therapy but not cumulative rituximab dose was associated with an increased incidence of hypogammaglobulinaemia and repeat dose rituximab therapy appears safe with judicious monitoring. PubMed, BMC Musculoskelet Disord, 2014 May 25;15(1):178. (Also see: Mainstream Treatments: Biologics)

 

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