MabThera licensed in CLL

MabThera (rituximab) is now indicated for use in combination with chemotherapy for the first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL).

The recommended dose for the new indication is 375mg/m2 by iv infusion on day one of first treatment cycle, prior to chemotherapy, then 500mg/m2 on day one of subsequent cycles for a total of six cycles.

View MabThera drug record

Further information: Roche

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