It is not entirely clear what to expect from an overdose with belimumab. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have received too much.
(Click Benlysta Overdose for more information.)
How Should This Medication Be Stored?Belimumab should be refrigerated but not frozen. The vials should be protected from light. Make sure to keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?If you miss an appointment to receive a dose of belimumab, contact your healthcare provider right away to reschedule. It is important to try to keep all of your healthcare appointments while receiving this medication.
Can I Buy Generic Belimumab?At this time, this medication is not available in generic form (see Generic Benlysta).
Belimumab is manufactured by Human Genome Sciences, Inc., and is jointly marketed by Human Genome Sciences, Inc., and GlaxoSmithKline.
Belimumab comes in the following strengths:
- Belimumab 120 mg single-use vials
- Belimumab 400 mg single-use vials.