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Proleukin Medication Information

If you have skin or kidney cancer that has spread to other areas of the body (metastasized), your healthcare provider may prescribe Proleukin® (aldesleukin). This medicine is specifically approved for use in adults age 18 and older.
 
Proleukin is given slowly into a vein using an intravenous (IV) infusion. A healthcare provider will administer the medicine in a healthcare setting, such as a hospital. This chemotherapy drug is given every eight hours for five days, followed by a nine-day break, and then five more days of treatment.
 
Before starting chemotherapy treatment with Proleukin, make sure to review the medication's safety information with your healthcare provider. This medicine is not safe and effective for everyone. You may not be able to use this drug if you have certain allergies or if you are taking certain medications. Possible side effects of Proleukin include diarrhea, vomiting, and decreased urination.
 
(Click Proleukin for more information on this chemotherapy medication, including how it works, dosing instructions, and what to expect during treatment.)
 

Proleukin Medication Information

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