lupus and benlysta Health 

Lupus and Benlysta

What is Benlysta? Benlysta is a prescription medicine given via infusions or auto-injections for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus) who are on other lupus medications.  Benlysta is the first medicine approved by the FDA in over 5o years for the treatment of lupus.  Benlysta has been clinically studied in over 1,000 lupus patients and the results have show a reduction in lupus disease activity when taken with other lupus medications in comparison to those that were just on other medicines besides Benlysta.  Benlysta is considered a biologic and…

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best lupus sunscreen Beauty Health 

Best Lupus Sunscreen

Best Lupus Sunscreen Many people with lupus experience photosensitivity.  This increased reaction to the sun can cause rashes and flare ups in those living with lupus.  Many lupus patients ask how long after sun exposure with they encounter a lupus flare.  This is a hard one to answer, due to the fact each lupus patient presents differently.  For this reason, it is extremely important for lupus patients to wear sunscreen daily.  Not only is wearing sunscreen daily when you have lupus, but also the type of sunscreen you use is…

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