Category: Cancer

Ipilimumab Overview

Ipilimumab (i pi lim′ ue mab; also known as MDX-010[1] and MDX-101), marketed as Yervoy, is a drug used for the treatment of cancer. It is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of melanoma, a type of skin cancer.[2] It is a monoclonal antibody developed by Medarex (acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb) that works to activate the immune system by targeting CTLA-4, a protein receptor that downregulates the immune system. Cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) can r...

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anyone have increased liver levels after first ipi treatment
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Im looking for as much information as possible to anyone that has or is currently having the ipilimumab treatments. I have a loved one who has had one treatment so far and now high high liver levels. He was put on steroids and they still haven't brought the levels down. His second treatment has been postponed. If anyone can offer any information or their experience it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you ## Actually, it's possible detrimental effects on the liver are prominently warned about in the information for this drug, that should have been explained to them, before treatment with it or given to them in a drug monograph. They do have a website at yervoy.com that lists all of the safety information and possible risks right on the very first page. Have they shown any impr...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 3mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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