Products That Interfere With Benlysta
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Benlysta is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Benlysta has not been studied in combination with other biologic medications. At this time, the manufacturer does not recommend combining Benlysta with other biologics. At least theoretically, serious problems, such as too much immune suppression, could result.
Benlysta has not been studied in combination with intravenous cyclophosphamide. At this time, the manufacturer of Benlysta does not recommend combining these two products. At least theoretically, serious problems, such as too much immune suppression, could result.
Live vaccines contain live viruses or bacteria. If you receive a live vaccine while using Benlysta, you might become infected with the virus or bacteria from the vaccine. Also, live vaccines may be less effective in people taking Benlysta.
Talk to your healthcare provider before receiving a vaccination or immunization while using this medication. In general, you should not receive a live vaccine while you are receiving Benlysta or even within 30 days before starting it.