belimumab, Benlysta (cont.)

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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


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