Benlysta (belimumab) is a monoclonal antibody that helps the body’s immune system by targeting and destroying certain cells helping to protect healthy cells from damage. Specifically it is a B-lymphocyte stimulator. Benlysta is used together with other lupus medicines to treat active systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
For more information, visit the patient website for this drug. Speak with your healthcare provider to learn if this drug is right for you.
WHAT IT TREATS:
IV infusion or subcutaneous injection
Every 2 weeks for 3 doses then every 4 weeks
Length of infusion:
About an hour
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