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There is no clinical experience with overdosage of BENLYSTA. Two doses of up to 20 mg/kg have been given by intravenous infusion to humans with no increase in incidence or severity of adverse reactions compared with doses of 1, 4, or 10 mg/kg.
BENLYSTA is contraindicated in patients who have had anaphylaxis with belimumab.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/17/2014
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