How is Benlysta Infusions for Arthritis administered?
It’s important for patients to know, Benlysta is a long-treatment and the results will be noticeable in a six-month period after your first infusion.
Our Benlysta treatment, is administered via intravenous and the first infusion will be an hour long in our medical facilities. Your overall treatment will be 1-hour infusions with two weeks apart each one, after this period you will be given an infusion each month.
*Patients need the on-going treatment even if they don’t see improvements in the first days. Only stop if you are experiencing side-effects.
Benlysta Infusion Treatment Side-Effects
During their Benlysta Infusions, patients may experience side-effects in different stages of their treatment. It’s important for patients to contact us immediately if they start feeling any type of sickness or allergic reactions.
Depending on the type of reaction our patients are experiencing such as infections, heart problems, hypersensitivity or mental health problems; our medical team at Russald Clinic will work with you to find the correct treatment for your condition.
The most common side-effects patients may experience are:
- When feeling chills, burning sensation while urinating, fever, hives or sores on your body, you are starting to develop an
- If you are experiencing dizziness, nausea, chest discomfort, cold sweats or breathing problems, you are having symptoms of heart problems.
- The most common allergic reactions patients taking Benlysta Infusions may experience are swelling of hands or face, itching, low blood pressure, migraine or skin rash.
* The most important side effects our patients should call for immediately are Insomnia, new or worse anxiety or depression, dangerous impulses, unusual changes in your behaviors or moods, thoughts or suicide or hurting other people.