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Alimta Drug Description
ALIMTA
(pemetrexed disodium) Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution for Intravenous
Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of pemetrexed (Alimta)?

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;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips;
urinating less than usual, or not at all;
chest pain, trouble...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Alimta »




Pemetrexed disodium heptahydrate has the chemical name L-Glutamic acid, N-[4-[2-(2-amino-4,7-dihydro-4-oxo-1H
pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-5-yl)ethyl]benzoyl]-, disodium salt, heptahydrate.
It is a white to almost-white solid with a molecular formula of C20H19N5Na2O6•7H2O
and a molecular weight of 597.49. The structural formula is as follows:








ALIMTA is supplied as a sterile lyophilized powder for intravenous infusion available in single-dose vials. The product is a white to either light yellow or green-yellow lyophilized solid. Each 100-mg or 500-mg vial of ALIMTA contains pemetrexed disodium equivalent to 100 mg pemetrexed and 106 mg mannitol or 500 mg pemetrexed and 500 mg mannitol, respectively. Hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may have been added to adjust pH.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/17/2009




Alimta Drug Description
ALIMTA
(pemetrexed disodium) Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution for Intravenous
Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of pemetrexed (Alimta)?

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;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips;
urinating less than usual, or not at all;
chest pain, trouble...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Alimta »




Pemetrexed disodium heptahydrate has the chemical name L-Glutamic acid, N-[4-[2-(2-amino-4,7-dihydro-4-oxo-1H
pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-5-yl)ethyl]benzoyl]-, disodium salt, heptahydrate.
It is a white to almost-white solid with a molecular formula of C20H19N5Na2O6•7H2O
and a molecular weight of 597.49. The structural formula is as follows:








ALIMTA is supplied as a sterile lyophilized powder for intravenous infusion available in single-dose vials. The product is a white to either light yellow or green-yellow lyophilized solid. Each 100-mg or 500-mg vial of ALIMTA contains pemetrexed disodium equivalent to 100 mg pemetrexed and 106 mg mannitol or 500 mg pemetrexed and 500 mg mannitol, respectively. Hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may have been added to adjust pH.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/17/2009




Alimta Drug Description
ALIMTA
(pemetrexed disodium) Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution for Intravenous
Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of pemetrexed (Alimta)?

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;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips;
urinating less than usual, or not at all;
chest pain, trouble...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Alimta »




Pemetrexed disodium heptahydrate has the chemical name L-Glutamic acid, N-[4-[2-(2-amino-4,7-dihydro-4-oxo-1H
pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-5-yl)ethyl]benzoyl]-, disodium salt, heptahydrate.
It is a white to almost-white solid with a molecular formula of C20H19N5Na2O6•7H2O
and a molecular weight of 597.49. The structural formula is as follows:








ALIMTA is supplied as a sterile lyophilized powder for intravenous infusion available in single-dose vials. The product is a white to either light yellow or green-yellow lyophilized solid. Each 100-mg or 500-mg vial of ALIMTA contains pemetrexed disodium equivalent to 100 mg pemetrexed and 106 mg mannitol or 500 mg pemetrexed and 500 mg mannitol, respectively. Hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may have been added to adjust pH.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/17/2009




Alimta Drug Description
ALIMTA
(pemetrexed disodium) Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution for Intravenous
Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of pemetrexed (Alimta)?

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;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips;
urinating less than usual, or not at all;
chest pain, trouble...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Alimta »




Pemetrexed disodium heptahydrate has the chemical name L-Glutamic acid, N-[4-[2-(2-amino-4,7-dihydro-4-oxo-1H
pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-5-yl)ethyl]benzoyl]-, disodium salt, heptahydrate.
It is a white to almost-white solid with a molecular formula of C20H19N5Na2O6•7H2O
and a molecular weight of 597.49. The structural formula is as follows:








ALIMTA is supplied as a sterile lyophilized powder for intravenous infusion available in single-dose vials. The product is a white to either light yellow or green-yellow lyophilized solid. Each 100-mg or 500-mg vial of ALIMTA contains pemetrexed disodium equivalent to 100 mg pemetrexed and 106 mg mannitol or 500 mg pemetrexed and 500 mg mannitol, respectively. Hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may have been added to adjust pH.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/17/2009




Alimta Drug Description
ALIMTA
(pemetrexed disodium) Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution for Intravenous
Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of pemetrexed (Alimta)?

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;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips;
urinating less than usual, or not at all;
chest pain, trouble...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Alimta »




Pemetrexed disodium heptahydrate has the chemical name L-Glutamic acid, N-[4-[2-(2-amino-4,7-dihydro-4-oxo-1H
pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidin-5-yl)ethyl]benzoyl]-, disodium salt, heptahydrate.
It is a white to almost-white solid with a molecular formula of C20H19N5Na2O6•7H2O
and a molecular weight of 597.49. The structural formula is as follows:








ALIMTA is supplied as a sterile lyophilized powder for intravenous infusion available in single-dose vials. The product is a white to either light yellow or green-yellow lyophilized solid. Each 100-mg or 500-mg vial of ALIMTA contains pemetrexed disodium equivalent to 100 mg pemetrexed and 106 mg mannitol or 500 mg pemetrexed and 500 mg mannitol, respectively. Hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may have been added to adjust pH.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/17/2009





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Advances in First-Line Treatment of Unresectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Pemetrexed Maintenance Therapy
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GOG Reports on Evaluation of Pemetrexed in Treatment of Recurrent Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer
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  by Sitemaster
Today's news reports address: Smoking and risk for prostate cancer Assessing risk for a positive second biopsy after a prior negative biopsy Smoking pot won't cure your cancer but ... Pemetrexed not […]


Data uncertainties mean NICE unable to recommend pemetrexed for the maintenance treatment non-small-cell lung cancer
  by rcplondon
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Pemetrexed Key Terms: Cisplatin , Docetaxel , Folic acid , Malignant pleural mesothelioma , Multitargeted anti-folate , Non-small cell lung cancer , Pemetrexed: Information from Answers.com


This page contains brief information about pemetrexed disodium and a collection of links to more information about the use of this drug, related research results, and ongoing ... Pemetrexed Disodium - National Cancer Institute


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