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Posted 9 Nov 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 10 Jul 2016 by • 0 answers
What criteria should a SLE lupus patient meet in order to take Benlysta? I was told that it's not for every kind of Lupus. Is that correct?
Posted 6 May 2016 by • 1 answer
I normally had 10 mg included with my Benlysta infusion, but Rhu. upped it to 100 mg. Is this okay to take every 4 wks and what might I expect? I have been on Benlysta for 4 yrs now and mainly go thru the pain of it all as I have more energy and less pain(s). I LOVE that my headaches are 80-90% ...
Posted 28 Jan 2016 by • 1 answer
my mother has had Lupus for a while now. She's always wanted to try Benlysta but didn't want to "be selfish" and use the money. this year me and my brothers talked about gathering some money to pay for it, and while reading the comments I read information about a grant to help ...
Posted 11 Aug 2015 by • 2 answers
Posted 24 Apr 2015 by • 2 answers
... currently have a fever x14 days, every part of my body hurts, and have absolutely no energy. Has anyone had the same experience of feeling worse before they felt better?
Posted 18 Oct 2011 by • 12 answers
I am finally getting ready to start Benlysta for my Lupus! Its been a 10 year uphill battle with steroids, plaquenil, methotrexate, etc... (all failing). Well, except for the wonderful world of steroids which has caused me 50 lbs in weight gain... so, finally one more month! Anything great or ...
Posted 25 Mar 2013 by • 2 answers
I have SLE and was diagnosed about 9 years ago. I currently take cellcept and plaquenil for the lupus and prednisone for flare ups. I was diagnosed with a mental illness 3 years ago. I have anxiety attacks that have become overwhelming for me. I am wondering if Benlysta will increase these attacks. ...
Posted 27 Jan 2013 by • 1 answer
From a virus that should have resolved in 24-48hrs. Scared to start therapy for fear of dying from viral infection. Has anyone ecperienced any life threatening infections while on Benlysta?
Posted 11 Aug 2011 by • 4 answers