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Were you looking for information about Ipilimumab? Ipilimimab is a common misspelling of ipilimumab.
If you have advanced melanoma that has spread to other areas in the body, your healthcare provider may prescribe ipilimumab (Yervoy™) to help slow down the progression of your cancer. It is given as an intravenous (IV) infusion every three weeks for up to four doses. You may not be able to take this drug if you have certain allergies or if you are taking certain medications, vitamins, or supplements. Fatigue, diarrhea, and itching are among the possible side effects.
(Click Ipilimumab for more information about how this medication works and when and how it is given, as well as general safety precautions you should be aware of before beginning treatment. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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