Beware of Shingles (Shingrix) vaccine!
I had an appointment with my Rheumatologist a couple of weeks ago and she advised me to have a Shingles vaccine. She said the new one is ok f...
Questions about Disease Activity and Plaquenil dose
I should mention that I really have a lot to be grateful for, none of my vital organs have been affected by lupus....
How many Lupus patients here have been offered biologics?
I am wondering if any of the kind folk here can tell me if they were ever offered biologics for LUPUS and if so, which biologic? So, if anyon...
Newbie with drug question
Hello everyone, I am new to the group, also fairly new to Lupus ( 2 years ) - perhaps. My rheumy thinks my new rheumatoid arthritis ( 20+ yea...
A few weeks ago I was approved to begin Benlysta therapy. I currently take Azathioprine, Hydroxychloroquine, Losartin ( bp ) and Tramadol ( p...
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus drug Lupuzor
Apparently there could finally be hope for millions of sufferers of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Today UK company ImmuPharma announced the l...
Point of view from the USA, from both a Lupus patient and GP (I'm them)
Since the medical system in the US is irretrievably broken and I have no idea how or when it will be fixed ( and no energy left after nearly ...
Hi I'm due to get benlysta iv infusions and wondering if anybody has had it and if it wirks...
Belimumab (Benlysta) finally approved for limited use on the NHS
[ b]The first new treatment for lupus in more than 50 years, Belimumab ( Benlysta ), has finally been approved for limited use on the NHS for...
Benlysta for APLA
Has anyone used Benlysta for anti phospholipid syndrome and what was the response....
So my question is do any of you have a harder time once summer hits even if you stay inside? I had lupus symptoms for years but thought they ...
Anyways after the last year of having my lupus drastically progress to the point I had to quit work and have lost most of my ability to do ev...
Anyone taking Benlysta in the UK?
I'm wondering why so many women are taking the anti-malaria medications instead of the Benlysta for their Lupus. I am going to Rheumatoid dr....
As anyone had IVGG or Benlysta to treat lupus and if so did it help?
February's Blog (Part 1) - Jenny's Journey to Diagnosis
The first of this month's blogs has been written by Jenny about her experiences in getting diagnosed with lupus. She doesn't know yet, but sh...
Research study looking for people with SLE that receive MabThera or Benlysta
They are looking to conduct face to face interviews in London to get a better understanding of experiences and perceptions of SLE and the ass...
Very scary and I had a horrible feeling similar to when he told me I had sle in the first place....
LUPUS New Drug
First New Lupus Drug in 50 Years: Benlysta Gains FDA Approval Just found out about this tonight, anyone else reading about it......... ao exc...
Benlysta - what do you know?
I understand there is a new drug available for auto-immune diseases called Benlysta and it's only available in the US. Does anyone know more ...
You may find this interesting with regards to USA drug for Lupus called Benlysta.
Here is the link to read the article: lupusny.org/about-lupus/lup......
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