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Can anyone give me more details on their own personal experience with Benlysta?

Posted 18 Oct 2011 by woman9469 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 ...

I currently suffer from anxiety attacks. Will Benlysta make them worse?

Posted 25 Mar 2013 by moncuy 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. ...

I had my first Benlysta treatment yesterday. Today I am in terrible pain and meds not helping ?

Posted 8 Feb 2013 by Lilmamatj 3 answers

My joints are on fire and the Vicodin isn't helping me. Is this normal?

Benlysta - Hello. I have received my first 3 infusions. My 4th infusion is scheduled next week. I?

Posted 24 Apr 2015 by send2courtney 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?

Benlysta - Average cost/ grant possibilities?

Posted 28 Jan 2016 by taylorsummerlin 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 ...

Hi, What might be side effects of 100 mg of methapred taken today with my Benlysta infusion?

Posted 6 May 2016 by loveskids 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% ...

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