Which medications are used for the treatment of Waldenström macroglobulinemia?

Updated: May 29, 2020
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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For patients with clinical or laboratory indications for treatment, the major classes of effective agents include the following [4] :

  • Monoclonal antibodies (eg, rituximab)
  • Alkylating agents
  • Purine nucleoside analogs
  • Proteasome inhibitors
  • Immunomodulatory drugs
  • Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitors

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