Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
A doctor will give you this medicine. The afamelanotide implant will be placed under your skin above your hip bone once every 2 months, before and during periods of high sunlight exposure, (eg, from spring to autumn).
You will be monitored 30 minutes after receiving the implant for any allergic reactions caused by the medicine.
Call your doctor right away if you feel the implant is not in the proper place.