ZUPEMED 100MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR ZUPEMED 100mg injection

Pemetrexed(100mg)

food interaction for ZUPEMED injection

alcohol interaction for ZUPEMED injection

pregnancy interaction for ZUPEMED injection

lactation interaction for ZUPEMED injection

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zupemed 100mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Zupemed 100mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR ZUPEMED 100mg injection

Pemetrexed(100mg)

Zupemed injection uses

How zupemed injection works

Zupemed 100mg 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.

Common side effects of zupemed injection

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.

SUBSTITUTES FOR ZUPEMED injection

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  • PEMGEM 100MG INJECTION
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  • PLEUMET 100MG INJECTION
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    Rs. 4663.47/injection
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    Rs. 2350/injection
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  • PEXITAZ 100MG INJECTION
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    Rs. 2422.17/injection
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Expert advice FOR ZUPEMED 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR ZUPEMED 100mg injection

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
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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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)