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When should I call my doctor if I am receiving Yervoy?

If you are receiving Yervoy (ipilimumab), call your doctor immediately if you experience any side effects that may signal a dangerous reaction to the drug. They include:
  • diarrhea, loose stools or stomach pain
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • tea-colored urine
  • nausea and/or vomiting
  • easy bleeding
  • pain on the right side of the stomach
  • skin rashes, peeling or blistering
  • mouth sores
  • numbness or tingling in the limbs or face
  • blurry or double vision
  • eye redness or pain
  • headaches
  • tiredness
  • dizziness
  • weight gain
  • changes in mood or thinking

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