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Saphnelo vs Benlysta? What is the Best Medicine for Lupus? [MAR 2024 Update]


Update March 2024

Saphnelo is the only FDA-approved drug for SLE to have a randomized, placebo-controlled long-term extension trial

The FDA is considering the possibility of approving the self-injectible form of Benlysta for children with SLE and lupus nephritis

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