live discussion: Rituxan/rituximab

Dr. Rohit Aggarwal will answer your questions on Friday, June 20, at 3pm ET (1PM for us in Mountain!) about rituximab (Rituxan), which was the subject of a multi-center trial that included both adults and children.  Rituximab is used to treat dermatomyositis and polymyositis. Dr. Aggarwal is an assistant professor in the Division of Rheumatology at […]

the “green rush”

We are THRILLED to host a special meeting for our group on Saturday, June 21st! Saturday, June 21   12/Noon – 2PM (note this is 2 hours later than our regular meetings) Swedish Hospital, Room Pine B 501 E Hampden Ave.  Englewood, CO  80113 Dr. Cristi Bundukamara Ed.D, NP, RXN, a nurse practioner working with Realm […]

to B or not to B: Rituxan

Rituxan has been around for a while. It can be called Rituxan (brand name) or rituximab (generic name). Rituxan’s main indication is for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. You can find out more about the drug, including side-effects, by clicking here, although there is no information on its use for myositis on this website. Rituximab targets a protein […]