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    Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    9/10/2012 9:50:26 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I am taking clartin rather than benadryl before the treatment. Benadryl makes me feel groggy. The first 2 treatments were fine, the third was like a miracle... I actually woke up not feeling tired! It lasted 3 days. Now I am getting the treatments once a month. I broke my foot 6 weeks ago, therefore I am not getting the exercise I normally take to feel higher energy. The end result is I am f ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    8/27/2012 2:45:58 PM

    Reviewer: GJT, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had my first infusion on Friday August 24th. Today, August 27th I feel better than I have in years. Don't get me wrong I did suffer Friday evening and all day Saturday with side effects which included migraine,stomach upset,awful joint pain, and extreme fatigue. However,by Sunday the side effects were lessening and today I feel amazing.The joint pain is there but far less than it was before ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    6/2/2012 12:23:44 PM

    Reviewer: DJ, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have only had the first 3 initial infusions of Benlysta, and from the very being I could feel a difference in my body. I have never had anything, other than my first steroid injection, that gave me this type of energy. I do still have days that I am not well, but not as often and I recover within a day or two, whereas it use to take up to 5 to 7 days of complete rest to get over my major flare ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    5/25/2012 8:02:31 PM

    Reviewer: Terri, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been on benlysta since December 2011. I have seen much improvement in my fatigue. I am somewhat dissapointed that my joint pain has not improved more. Since I was diagnosed 6 years ago I figure it will take some time to get my immune system under control. I do have headaches and feel bad for a few days after my infusion, but it is certainly better than feeling bad every day.

    Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    5/16/2012 1:33:47 PM

    Reviewer: suzyq, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been on Benlysta since June 2011. The first 4 infusions left me with nausea, severe fatigue and joint pain for several days after the infusion. Now it is just fatigue for about a day. I am seeing overall improvement in the area of fatigue, and brain fog. Slight improvement in joint pain and swelling. I have begun to lower my prednisone and mtx : )

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