Pexitaz 500mg Injection

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Composition for Pexitaz 500mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Pexitaz Injection

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Side effects of Pexitaz Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Pharyngitis, Loss of appetite, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Hair loss, Reduced blood platelets, Rash, Fatigue, Anemia, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Neuropathy.

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How to use Pexitaz Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Pexitaz Injection works

Pexitaz 500mg Injection interferes with the growth of DNA and RNA of the cancer cells by substituting their building blocks. It prevents the cancer cells from growing and multiplying.

In Depth Information on Pexitaz Injection

Expert advice for Pexitaz Injection

  • You should always take vitamin B12, folic acid, and corticosteroids along with pemetrexed.
  • Tell your doctor, if you have been recently vaccinated. 
  • Tell your doctor if you have heart disease or history of heart disease, kidney or liver disorder.
  • Your blood samples will be evaluated to check kidney and liver function and blood cell count before each pemetrexed infusion.
  • If you have had or are going to have radiation therapy, tell your doctor, as there may be an early or late radiation reaction with pemetrexed. 
  • Consult your doctor regarding contraception and ensure to use contraception when on treatment with Pemetrexed and up to 6 months thereafter.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may become pregnant or breast-feeding.
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Pexitaz Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Pexitaz Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pexitaz 500mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Pexitaz 500mg Injection should be used with caution during l
actation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Pexitaz 500mg Injection may make you feel tired and this may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pexitaz 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pexitaz 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Pexitaz 500mg Injection is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe kidney disease.
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Liver
Pexitaz 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pexitaz 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Pexitaz Injection

Frequently asked questions about Pemetrexed

No. Pexitaz is not a vesicant
Yes. Pexitaz is chemotherapy and a cytotoxic drug
Pexitaz is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes. Pexitaz is a prescription chemotherapy medication and hair loss is one of the possible side effects.
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