What is Interleukin-2?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Interleukin-2 and IL-2 are other names for Aldesleukin. Proleukin is the trade name for Interleukin-2. It is an antineoplastic agent, used for the treatment of metastatic renal cell cancer, metastatic melanoma.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Interleukin-2

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Interleukin-2

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Interleukin-2


Stopped taking Interleukin-2

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
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There are no evaluations for Interleukin-2.