What is Pemetrexed?
Pemetrexed Injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and other conditions.
Pemetrexed Injection contains Pemetrexed Disodium as an active ingredient.
Pemetrexed Injection works by decreasing tumor cell growth.
Detailed information related to Pemetrexed Injection’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Pemetrexed Injection Uses
Pemetrexed Injection is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
· Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Pemetrexed Injection Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Pemetrexed Injection improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Decreasing tumor cell growth.
Pemetrexed Injection – Composition and Active Ingredients
Pemetrexed Injection is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· Pemetrexed Disodium
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Pemetrexed Injection – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Pemetrexed Injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Hair Loss
· Loss Of Appetite
· Sore Throat
Pemetrexed Injection – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Bone marrow problems
· History of radiation treatment
· Liver problems
· Plan to become pregnant