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Yervoy Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved March 25th, 2011)
  • Brand name: Yervoy
  • Generic name: ipilimumab
  • Dosage form: Injection
  • Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Treatment for: Melanoma, Metastatic

Yervoy (ipilimumab) is a human cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen 4 (CTLA-4)-blocking antibody indicated for the treatment of unresectable or metastatic melanoma.

Development History and FDA Approval Process for Yervoy

Jul 24, 2017Approval FDA Expands Approval of Yervoy (ipilimumab) to Include Pediatric Patients 12 Years and Older with Unresectable or Metastatic Melanoma
Oct 28, 2015Approval FDA Approves Yervoy to Reduce the Risk of Melanoma Returning after Surgery
Mar 28, 2011Approval FDA Approves Yervoy for Late-Stage Melanoma
Nov  2, 2010Bristol-Myers Squibb Announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Has Extended the Review Timeline for the Ipilimumab Biologics License Application
Aug 18, 2010Ipilimumab Receives FDA Priority Review Designation for Adult Patients with Previously Treated Advanced Melanoma

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