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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