What should be considered when using rituximab to treat Sjögren syndrome?

Updated: Mar 05, 2021
  • Author: Sriya K Ranatunga, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Other recommendations regarding rituximab included the following:

  • Particularly careful consideration of risk versus benefit is necessary in pregnant and nursing patients
  • Live vaccines should be avoided in patients taking rituximab

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