Information about Pemetrexed
Pemetrexed is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer and malignant pleural mesothelioma.
How Pemetrexed works
Pemetrexed 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 Pemetrexed
Nausea, Vomiting, Sore throat, Loss of appetite, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Hair loss, Low blood platelets, Rash, Fatigue, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Diarrhea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Neuropathy
Available Medicine for Pemetrexed
₹936 to ₹32242 variant(s)
PemgemDr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
₹1378 to ₹51232 variant(s)
AlimtaEli Lilly and Company India Pvt Ltd
₹6000 to ₹300002 variant(s)
PexetrustPanacea Biotec Ltd
₹740 to ₹27452 variant(s)
PemnatNatco Pharma Ltd
₹916 to ₹24422 variant(s)
PemeteroHetero Drugs Ltd
₹1014 to ₹26732 variant(s)
PemmetIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹1344 to ₹54672 variant(s)
₹5076 to ₹219952 variant(s)
PemcureEmcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹1034 to ₹34312 variant(s)
PexotraGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹1050 to ₹46902 variant(s)
Expert advice for Pemetrexed
- Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medicine.
- Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any signs of infection such as fever, sore throat, rash or severe diarrhea.