Saphnelo is an innovative treatment that has proven to be effective in treating a variety of conditions, including moderate to severe systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis, and primary Sjögren’s syndrome and has brought relief to countless individuals.
What is Saphnelo?
Also known as anifrolumab, Saphnelo is a monoclonal antibody that targets certain cells in the immune system and reduces inflammation. It is administered intravenously once every four weeks.
Clinical trials have shown that Saphnelo can help reduce symptoms such as joint pain, fatigue, and skin rashes and decrease the frequency and severity of disease flares. This can significantly enhance the quality of life for individuals living with these chronic conditions.
Benefits of Saphnelo
One of the most notable benefits of Saphnelo is its ability to reduce inflammation in the body. Inflammation is a common factor in many diseases, including autoimmune disorders. By targeting and suppressing inflammation, Saphnelo can help alleviate symptoms and improve overall health.
Another significant benefit of Saphnelo is its ability to modulate the immune system. It works by targeting specific immune cells and regulating their activity. This helps restore balance to the immune system, which can be disrupted in many autoimmune conditions, preventing further damage to organs and tissues and promoting healing.
Saphnelo has also been found to have analgesic effects. This means it can help relieve pain associated with various conditions, including arthritis and fibromyalgia. Many individuals who have taken Saphnelo have reported less pain and improved quality of life.
Potential Side Effects
As with any medication, Saphnelo may cause potential side effects that need to be carefully evaluated and monitored throughout the treatment process. Common side effects may include headaches, diarrhea, nausea, and upper respiratory tract infections. However, these side effects are usually mild and temporary. If you experience any unusual or persistent side effects while taking Saphnelo, it is essential to consult with your SMC physician specialist immediately.
About Saphnelo Treatment
The treatment process involving Saphnelo typically begins with a comprehensive assessment by your SMC physician specialist. This assessment may involve a thorough medical history review, physical examination, and diagnostic tests to evaluate the severity and activity of your autoimmune disease. If Saphnelo is deemed suitable, our team will work with you to establish a treatment plan tailor-made for your unique needs and medical history.
Saphnelo is administered through intravenous infusion, with the frequency and dosage determined based on your condition and response to treatment. The infusion process is carried out under the supervision of our trained physician specialists to ensure the safe, effective delivery of the medication.
Saphnelo has the potential to make a significant difference in the lives of those who suffer from autoimmune conditions, offering new hope for individuals who may have experienced limited success with conventional therapies. Discuss the treatment with your SMC physician specialist who can determine the appropriateness of Saphnelo for your unique condition.
Conditions We Treat
We provide ultrasound-guided arthrocentesis (joint injections) of both steroids and gel injections such as Orthovisc and Synvisc.
We offer a state-of-the art private infusion center at each location, offering the following medications and more:
Our Rheumatology Locations: