• Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
    July 07, 2020, 06:42:47 AM

  • Login with username, password and session length

Sajid's dove

Tell everyone they can now find this site by typing this into their browser:


Click to visit us on Facebook

If you have any problems registering or signing in, please send an email to: andythalpal@yahoo.com
Please do not send questions about thalassemia to this address.


Thalassemia Patients and Friends and thalpal Ā© A. Battaglia 2019

55318 Posts in 5912 Topics by 6213 Members
Latest Member: Giovanni Clarke

Forum Tip: 
You can change your member name in your profile, under "Account Related Settings," so you don't have to re-register to change it.
« previous next »
Pages: 1 Go Down Print
Author Topic: Ritusmax therpy for thal major patients  (Read 2859 times)
New Member
Offline Offline

Posts: 2

« on: January 25, 2011, 10:23:02 PM »

Dear All

my daughter gayatri bajaj is 15 years old thal major patient ,we had given rituxmax tratment to suppress anti bodies ,again we feel hb is going down ,pls guide
Global Moderator
Supreme Member
Offline Offline

Location: Canada

Gender: Female
Posts: 4155

Little A

« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2011, 11:45:56 PM »


Welcome to the site.  I hope that Gayatri is doing well.  How well did she react to the rituximab?  Was it effective during the two years?  It is possible to repeat the Rituximab - for some people the 2nd time may bring about permanent relief.  Instead getting the full course of 4, she can try just one dose of rituximab.  It may be helpful to administer prednisone for a few weeks before and after the single dose of rituximab.  Please discuss this with your doctor. 

Best of luck,


Pages: 1 Go Up Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!