Benlysta

Active Ingredient(s): Belimumab
FDA Approved: * March 10, 2011
Pharm Company: * HUMAN GENOME SCIENCES INC.
Category: Immune System

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Benlysta Overview

Belimumab (trade name Benlysta, previously known as LymphoStat-B) is a human monoclonal antibody that inhibits B-cell activating factor (BAFF),[1] also known as B-lymphocyte stimulator (BLyS).[2] It is approved in the United States, Canada, and Europe to treat systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Contents 1 Uses 2 Side effects and interactions 3 Mechanism of action 4 Discovery and history 5 FDA approval 6 Cost 7 Related drugs 8 References Uses Belimumab...

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Migraines associated to Benlysta use?

I am going for my fourth Benlysta treatment tomorrow and although I've noticed huge differences in my mobility and joint junctions, I've been getting really bad migraines everyday around 3-4 in the afternoon. It's the oddest thing, because before starting treatment I would have migraines 1-2 times a year. It's really affecting my family because I am now in bed every night with migraine pain or throwing up. One thing gets better but I still feel debilitated by the treatment. And advice?? ## I should clarify that I take Benlysta injections to help with my Lupus symptoms. I am the first person at my clinic to try this medication and could really use to connect with someone who is trying it as well. Thank u for your time if u have anything to offer, it's appreciated. ## ...

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lowering oxycotin

I just lowered my pain medication myself....yes myself and I know people keep asking me why? Well I have severe lupus and started taking benlysta a year ago and I'm doing much better and I take 2 chemotherapy drugs Crockett and methotrexate, I would like to save my liver and kidneys if possible.....I have a 7 yr old. I went down on Friday and I noticed small withdrawals but now getting pain in hands and feet but only off and on, do I need to go back up to 40mg oxycotin or stay on 30 mg x a day with break through. What would be best for liver and maybe after 3 years, I can't come down. Has anyone come down without having pain but lived with discomfort and breakthrough medication. ## Hello, Seagreen! How are you doing? How did you lower Oxycontin? They are time released, so it isn...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Belimumab
  • Injection: 120mg, 200mg/ml, 400mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Benlysta: (5 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 12064-009 Benlysta 120 mg/1.5ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Glaxosmithkline Manufacturing Spa
  • 12064-010 Benlysta 400 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Glaxosmithkline Manufacturing Spa
  • 49401-088 Benlysta 200 mg/ml Subcutaneous Solution by Human Genome Sciences, Inc.
  • 49401-101 Benlysta 120 mg/1.5ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Human Genome Sciences, Inc.
  • 49401-102 Benlysta 400 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Human Genome Sciences, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Belimumab or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Migraines associated to Benlysta use?
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