BELIMUMAB is a Schedule H drug.
Belimumab is a monoclonal antibody that affects the actions of the body’s immune system. Monoclonal antibodies are made to target and destroy only certain cells in the body. This may help to protect healthy cells from damage. Belimumab is used to treat active systemic lupus erythematosus.


BELIMUMAB is generally used to treat: Lupus Erythematosus

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: IV (Intravenous),


Avoid being near people who have colds, the flu, or other contagious illnesses. Do not receive a "live" vaccine while using belimumab. The vaccine may not work as well during this time, and may not fully protect you from disease.  In depression patients, this medication may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts; if it is so consult with your doctor. Avoid excess dosage.

Symptoms of Overdosage

BELIMUMAB over-dosage can result in: Difficulty Breathing

Common Side-Effects

BELIMUMAB : Black (tar) Colored Stools, Blood Or Red Colored Urine, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Sadness, Frequent Urge To Urinate, Hoarse Voice, Restless Or Irritability, Loss Of Appetite, Fatigue (tiredness), Difficulty Sleeping

Serious Side-Effects

BELIMUMAB : Shortness Of Breath, Chest Pain, Body Excessive Sweating, Dizziness, Difficulty Breathing

Rare Side-Effects

BELIMUMAB : Skin Rash, Face Swelling, Body Itching

Disease Interactions

BELIMUMAB can interfere with: Bacterial Infection, Fungal Infection, Primary Immunodeficiency, Depression, Vaccination

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Refrigeration (Between 2 To 8 C)

Available Alternatives

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