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Saphnelo vs Benlysta? What is the Best Medicine for Lupus? [JUN 2023 Update]

Update June 2023

A EULAR 2023 abstract showed that Saphnelo is a disease-modifying agent in the 2-5 year time frame, while Benlysta and hydroxychloroquine have shown to be disease-modifying agents past the 5-year time frame (meaning that they continue to …

Anifrolumab FDA approval to treat systemic lupus [Saphnelo]

Anifrolumab FDA Approval to Treat Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

AstraZeneca announced its anifrolumab FDA approval on 8/2/2021. In this blog, learn how anifrolumab works, how it is given, and its potential side effects. If you are a patient with lupus …

Saphnelo for Lupus: One of Two Approved Biologics [JUN 2023]

Saphnelo for Lupus: It improved lupus in all domains tested.

Anifrolumab (Saphnelo) has the lupus community excited a
Pronounced saf-NEH’-low

Read about how Saphnelo compares to Benlysta in my other blog post. Each has its pros and cons.

Saphnelo–the …