Rapid infusion of rituximab over 60 min.

@article{Tuthill2009RapidIO,
  title={Rapid infusion of rituximab over 60 min.},
  author={Mark Tuthill and Tim Crook and Tim Corbet and Jenny King and Andrew Webb},
  journal={European journal of haematology},
  year={2009},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={322-5}
}
The use of rituximab is increasing and regular administration over 2 to 3 h requires considerable healthcare resources and is inconvenient for patients. There is interest in reducing rituximab administration times and although infusion of rituximab over 90 min is safe, there is limited data on the safety of 60 min infusions. We recently changed our second and subsequent rituximab infusion protocol to a 60 min constant rate infusion for patients who had no significant reaction to their first… CONTINUE READING

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