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Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
3/21/2013 12:37:54 PM

Reviewer: jorjae1725, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with SLE in 2011 and I started Benlysta infusions in 2012 and it has been a blessing to me. I suffer from severe joint pain, swelling, fatigue, and horrible migraines and since starting the Benlysta, after only 6 infusions, I feel like I am living my life again. My first few days after infusion are still a bit rough, then I start to feel amazing, about 4 days before my next infusti ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
3/20/2013 10:29:41 AM

Reviewer: emval, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with lupus in 2010. I had severe joint pain, fatigue and a rash on my arms and legs. In 2012 I began getting Benlysta infusions. At first I did not notice any change in my symptoms. After about 5 months I began to notice that my rash and joint pain were decreasing in severity. I have now been on Benlysta for 11 months and have seen a huge benefit from this drug. I no longer have an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
1/10/2013 12:47:59 PM

Reviewer: rnapier103, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have suffered with SLE since 1994 & could no longer take plaquenil due to retinal toxicity. I also have RA & Fibromyalgia & am still on alot of meds for those. I do get insomnia & migranes after the infusion but it does taper off after a couple of days. I started the infusions in March 2012 & do feel better. Unfortunately, a week before my next infusion I start getting very ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
10/15/2012 8:40:29 PM

Reviewer: Lilly, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Started December2011. I do notice a big difference in fatigue. My joint pain is somewhat better. The drawbacks for me have been insomina and migraine.

Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
10/5/2012 10:00:43 PM

Reviewer: drgnfly, 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Ive been suffering with SLE for 20 years and have taken many drugs and this seems to work for me. I have only had six injections and I have noticed improvement in my joints. I have very bad night sweats and fever/chills for several days.

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