PEXOTRA 500MG INJECTION

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for PEXOTRA 500MG INJECTION

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Driving
11250
₹11250.0/injection
1 injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of PEXOTRA INJECTION

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Uses of PEXOTRA INJECTION

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Side effects of PEXOTRA 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 PEXOTRA INJECTION

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

How PEXOTRA INJECTION works

Pexotra 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 PEXOTRA INJECTION

Expert advice for PEXOTRA 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for PEXOTRA 500MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pexotra 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be advised in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for PEXOTRA 500MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Pemetrexed

Q. Is pemetrexed a vesicant?
No. Pemetrexed is not a vesicant
Q. Is pemetrexed a chemotherapy/ cytotoxic?
Yes. Pemetrexed is chemotherapy and a cytotoxic drug
Q. Is pemetrexed safe?
Pemetrexed is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does pemetrexed cause hair loss?
Yes. Pemetrexed is a prescription chemotherapy medication and hair loss is one of the possible side effects.
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