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Tositumomab is a drug used to treat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It is specifically approved for use in people whose cancer has returned or who have not adequately responded to other treatments. It comes as an injection that is administered intravenously by your healthcare provider. Possible side effects include low blood cell counts, infections, and lack of strength.
What Is Tositumomab?Tositumomab (Bexxar®) is a prescription medication approved to treat certain types of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (cancer of the lymphatic system). It is specifically designed for use in people whose cancer has returned or for those who have failed to respond to other treatments.
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, tositumomab can cause side effects, some of which can be significant. Although not everyone who receives this medicine will have problems, most people will experience some type of adverse reaction to this drug.
- Low blood cell counts
- Lack of strength or weakness