Popular Melanoma Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Interferon Alphas 263
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INTERFERON ALFA-2b (in ter FEER on AL fa 2 b) is a man-made protein. Natural interferons are produced in the body to help the immune system fight viral infections and certain cancer growths. This medicine has similar actions to natural interferons and is used to treat AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma, certain types of hepatitis or certain cancers. This medicine may also be used to treat genital or perianal warts.
Interferon Alphas 6,640
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PEGINTERFERON ALFA-2b (peg in ter FEER on AL fa 2 b) is a man-made drug that acts like a protein made by the body. It is used to treat chronic hepatitis C infections.
PD Inhibitors 1,013
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NIVOLUMAB is a monoclonal antibody. It is used to treat melanoma, lung cancer, kidney cancer, and Hodgkin lymphoma.
Antimetabolites 48
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HYDROXYUREA is a chemotherapy drug. This medicine is used to treat certain types of leukemias and head and neck cancer. It is also used to control the painful crises of sickle cell anemia.
Kinase Inhibitors 10,700
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Kinase Inhibitors 6,081
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COBIMETINIB (koe bi me ti nib) is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat certain types of melanoma, a skin cancer.
Kinase Inhibitors 9,792
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Kinase Inhibitors 5,444
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VEMURAFENIB (Vem ue RAF e nib) is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat melanoma, a type of skin cancer.
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DACARBAZINE is a chemotherapy drug. This medicine is used to treat skin cancer. It is also used with other medicines to treat Hodgkin's disease.
PD Inhibitors 8,775
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PEMBROLIZUMAB (pem broe liz ue mab) is a monoclonal antibody. It is used to treat melanoma, head and neck cancer, and non-small cell lung cancer.
CTLA-4 Antagonists 6,882
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IPILIMUMAB is a monoclonal antibody. It is used to treat melanoma, a type of skin cancer.
Lymphocyte Growth Factors 2,591
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ALDESLEUKIN, IL-2 (al des LOO kin) is a chemotherapy drug. It is usually used for advanced renal cell cancer or for advanced melanoma. It is sometimes used for other cancers.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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