belimumab, Benlysta (cont.)

Pharmacy Author:
Medical and Pharmacy Editor:

PRESCRIBED FOR: Belimumab is used for the treatment of adults with active, antibody-positive SLE who are receiving other treatments for SLE. It has not been evaluated in patients with severe active inflammation of the kidney (nephritis) or the central nervous system (brain and spinal chord).

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common adverse reactions of belimumab are:

Other important side effects of belimumab include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/17/2015

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Pill Finder Tool

Need help identifying pills and medications?
Use the pill identifier tool on RxList.

Back to Medications Index