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Available by prescription only, Yervoy™ (ipilimumab) is a medication approved for slowing down the progression of a dangerous type of skin cancer known as melanoma.
 
Yervoy is administered as an intravenous (IV) infusion by a healthcare provider every three weeks for up to four doses. However, your specific dosage will depend on things like how you respond to the medicine and your body weight. Many people who take this drug will experience some type of side effect, such as diarrhea, fatigue, or a rash.
 
(Click Yervoy for more information on what this medication is used for, how it works, and what your healthcare provider needs to know before prescribing it. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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