"Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the approved use of Yervoy (ipilimumab) to include a new use as adjuvant therapy for patients with stage III melanoma, to lower the risk that the melanoma will return following surgery.
Yervoy Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ipilimumab (Yervoy)?
- What are the possible side effects of ipilimumab (Yervoy)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ipilimumab (Yervoy)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving ipilimumab (Yervoy)?
- How is ipilimumab given (Yervoy)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Yervoy)?
- What happens if I overdose (Yervoy)?
- What should I avoid while receiving ipilimumab (Yervoy)?
- What other drugs will affect ipilimumab (Yervoy)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Yervoy)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your ipilimumab injection.
What happens if I overdose (Yervoy)?
Since this medication is given by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, an overdose is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid while receiving ipilimumab (Yervoy)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect ipilimumab (Yervoy)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with ipilimumab. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about ipilimumab.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Yervoy Information
- Yervoy Drug Interactions Center: ipilimumab iv
- Yervoy Side Effects Center
- Yervoy Overview including Precautions
- Yervoy FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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