Zupemed 100mg Injection

Zuventus Healthcare Ltd

Composition for Zupemed 100mg Injection

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1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Zupemed Injection


Uses of Zupemed Injection


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.


How to use Zupemed Injection

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

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.

In Depth Information on Zupemed Injection

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.
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Zupemed Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Zupemed Injection
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.
Zupemed 100mg 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Zupemed 100mg Injection may make you feel tired and this may affect your ability to drive.
Zupemed 100mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zupemed 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Zupemed 100mg Injection is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe kidney disease.
Zupemed 100mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zupemed 100mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Zupemed Injection

Frequently asked questions about Pemetrexed

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

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