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Gemzar Drug Description
GEMZAR
(gemcitabine hydrochloride) Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution For Intravenous Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of gemcitabine (Gemzar)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
urinating less than usual or not at all;
nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
chest...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Gemzar »




Gemzar (gemcitabine for injection, USP) is a nucleoside metabolic inhibitor
that exhibits antitumor activity. Gemcitabine HCl is 2´-deoxy-2´,2´-difluorocytidine
monohydrochloride (β-isomer).
The structural formula is as follows:








The empirical formula for gemcitabine HCl is C9H11F2N3O4
•HCl. It has a molecular weight of 299.66.
Gemcitabine HCl is a white to off-white solid. It is soluble in water, slightly
soluble in methanol, and practically insoluble in ethanol and polar organic
solvents.
The clinical formulation is supplied in a sterile form for intravenous use
only. Vials of Gemzar contain either 200 mg or 1 g of gemcitabine HCl (expressed
as free base) formulated with mannitol (200 mg or 1 g, respectively) and sodium acetate (12.5 mg or 62.5 mg, respectively) as a sterile lyophilized powder.
Hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may have been added for Ph adjustment.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/14/2010




Gemzar Drug Description
GEMZAR
(gemcitabine hydrochloride) Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution For Intravenous Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of gemcitabine (Gemzar)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
urinating less than usual or not at all;
nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
chest...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Gemzar »




Gemzar (gemcitabine for injection, USP) is a nucleoside metabolic inhibitor
that exhibits antitumor activity. Gemcitabine HCl is 2´-deoxy-2´,2´-difluorocytidine
monohydrochloride (β-isomer).
The structural formula is as follows:








The empirical formula for gemcitabine HCl is C9H11F2N3O4
•HCl. It has a molecular weight of 299.66.
Gemcitabine HCl is a white to off-white solid. It is soluble in water, slightly
soluble in methanol, and practically insoluble in ethanol and polar organic
solvents.
The clinical formulation is supplied in a sterile form for intravenous use
only. Vials of Gemzar contain either 200 mg or 1 g of gemcitabine HCl (expressed
as free base) formulated with mannitol (200 mg or 1 g, respectively) and sodium acetate (12.5 mg or 62.5 mg, respectively) as a sterile lyophilized powder.
Hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may have been added for Ph adjustment.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/14/2010




Gemzar Drug Description
GEMZAR
(gemcitabine hydrochloride) Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution For Intravenous Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of gemcitabine (Gemzar)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
urinating less than usual or not at all;
nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
chest...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Gemzar »




Gemzar (gemcitabine for injection, USP) is a nucleoside metabolic inhibitor
that exhibits antitumor activity. Gemcitabine HCl is 2´-deoxy-2´,2´-difluorocytidine
monohydrochloride (β-isomer).
The structural formula is as follows:








The empirical formula for gemcitabine HCl is C9H11F2N3O4
•HCl. It has a molecular weight of 299.66.
Gemcitabine HCl is a white to off-white solid. It is soluble in water, slightly
soluble in methanol, and practically insoluble in ethanol and polar organic
solvents.
The clinical formulation is supplied in a sterile form for intravenous use
only. Vials of Gemzar contain either 200 mg or 1 g of gemcitabine HCl (expressed
as free base) formulated with mannitol (200 mg or 1 g, respectively) and sodium acetate (12.5 mg or 62.5 mg, respectively) as a sterile lyophilized powder.
Hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may have been added for Ph adjustment.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/14/2010




Gemzar Drug Description
GEMZAR
(gemcitabine hydrochloride) Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution For Intravenous Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of gemcitabine (Gemzar)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
urinating less than usual or not at all;
nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
chest...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Gemzar »




Gemzar (gemcitabine for injection, USP) is a nucleoside metabolic inhibitor
that exhibits antitumor activity. Gemcitabine HCl is 2´-deoxy-2´,2´-difluorocytidine
monohydrochloride (β-isomer).
The structural formula is as follows:








The empirical formula for gemcitabine HCl is C9H11F2N3O4
•HCl. It has a molecular weight of 299.66.
Gemcitabine HCl is a white to off-white solid. It is soluble in water, slightly
soluble in methanol, and practically insoluble in ethanol and polar organic
solvents.
The clinical formulation is supplied in a sterile form for intravenous use
only. Vials of Gemzar contain either 200 mg or 1 g of gemcitabine HCl (expressed
as free base) formulated with mannitol (200 mg or 1 g, respectively) and sodium acetate (12.5 mg or 62.5 mg, respectively) as a sterile lyophilized powder.
Hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may have been added for Ph adjustment.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/14/2010




Gemzar Drug Description
GEMZAR
(gemcitabine hydrochloride) Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution For Intravenous Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of gemcitabine (Gemzar)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
urinating less than usual or not at all;
nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
chest...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Gemzar »




Gemzar (gemcitabine for injection, USP) is a nucleoside metabolic inhibitor
that exhibits antitumor activity. Gemcitabine HCl is 2´-deoxy-2´,2´-difluorocytidine
monohydrochloride (β-isomer).
The structural formula is as follows:








The empirical formula for gemcitabine HCl is C9H11F2N3O4
•HCl. It has a molecular weight of 299.66.
Gemcitabine HCl is a white to off-white solid. It is soluble in water, slightly
soluble in methanol, and practically insoluble in ethanol and polar organic
solvents.
The clinical formulation is supplied in a sterile form for intravenous use
only. Vials of Gemzar contain either 200 mg or 1 g of gemcitabine HCl (expressed
as free base) formulated with mannitol (200 mg or 1 g, respectively) and sodium acetate (12.5 mg or 62.5 mg, respectively) as a sterile lyophilized powder.
Hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may have been added for Ph adjustment.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/14/2010





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  by pinehouse
I was so glad that I got a hold of the PET/CT report yesterday, the day before my appointment with the oncologist.  I was so glad that I […]


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  by pinehouse
After having a grand time earlier this week with a couple of good friends (one with her lovely daughter), now it's payback time.  I still have to go […]


And The Latest Is....?
  by whatsthemotivation
Round one goes to Gemzar! The second scan shows an incredible improvement in every aspect. His tumor marker plummeted (147,000 to 3700), many of the spots on his liver were […]


The Timeline
  by sidewaysarian
11/21/09: Emergency hysterectomy due to abnormal pain, bleeding, and mass in uterus. 12/07/09: Lab results returned with leiomyosarcoma (LMS) diagnosis. 12/10/09: Treatment plan of Gemzar/Taxotere is outlined.  First CT scan […]


Insulted
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That is how my father's liver has been described. Insulted. Apparently all those jokes we used to tell at the holidays have taken a toll on the poor thing […]



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Gemzar (gemcitabine) is used to treat cancers of the pancreas, lung, breasts and ovaries. Includes Gemzar side effects, interactions and indications. Gemzar Information from Drugs.com


Gemcitabine (pronunciation: jem-SITE-a-been) is a nucleoside analog used as chemotherapy. It is marketed as Gemzar by Eli Lilly and Company. Gemcitabine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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