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  • Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE) is a condition that results from a malfunctioning immune system.
  • The main form of treatment for lupus is medication.
  • Medication used to treat lupus includes non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), corticosteroids, hydroxychloroquine and immunosuppressants.
  • The type of lupus medication used and the prescribed dosage depend on factors like the severity of your condition and your symptoms. 

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Reviewed on: 21-08-2019