Pemibenz 100mg Injection

1g Powder For Infusion in Injection
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Pemibenz 100 MG Description

Pemibenz Powder For Infusion is an anti-cancer medication containing pemetrexed as its main component. It is used in the treatment of lung cancer. This medicine will be given to you in hospital or cli...
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ContainsPemetrexed(100.0 Mg)
UsesLung cancer
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
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Uses of Pemibenz 100 MG

For the treatment of lung cancer

Contraindications of Pemibenz 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to pemetrexed or any of the ingredient of Pemibenz Powder For Infusion
  • If you are a breastfeeding mother
  • If you have taken or are about to take a vaccine against yellow fever

Side effects of Pemibenz 100 MG

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
  • Indigestion, constipation, stomach pain
  • Fever, infection
  • Fatigue, dizziness, loss of appetite
  • Skin rash, redness, itching
  • Pain, swelling, sores in the mouth
  • Chest pain
  • Hair loss
  • Low blood platelets, anaemia, low WBCs

Precautions and Warnings of Pemibenz 100 MG


Can I take Pemibenz Powder For Infusion during pregnancy?
  • Pemibenz Powder For Infusion should not be used during pregnancy unless your doctor considers it essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
  • Use effective contraception during treatment & for about 6 months after stopping the treatment.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Pemibenz Powder For Infusion while breastfeeding?
You should not breastfeeding while on treatment with this medicine, as it is unknown if pemetrexed passes into breast milk


Can I drive if I have consumed Pemibenz Powder For Infusion?
This medicine may make you feel tired, caution is needed while driving or operating machines.


Can I consume alcohol with Pemibenz Powder For Infusion?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and this medicine, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of consuming alcohol regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had or still have problems with your heart or kidneys
  • You had or are scheduled to have radiation therapy
  • You have been vaccinated recently
  • You have a condition of fluids accumulated around the lungs
  • This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age

Mode of Action of Pemibenz 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Pemetrexed interacts with DNA (genetic material) and causes certain changes in the DNA. This results in problems in DNA synthesis leading to anti-cancer effects.

Directions for Use of Pemibenz 100 MG

Pemibenz Powder For Infusion will be given in hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject.

Interactions of Pemibenz 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Pemibenz Powder For Infusion works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned sur...
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  • Especially if you are taking medicine such as painkillers, blood thinners, water pills, cyclosporin, probenecid, penicillin or you have taken an live vaccines.

Storage and disposal of Pemibenz 100 MG

  • Store Pemibenz Powder For Infusion under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it away from children and pets

Dosage of Pemibenz 100 MG


This injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose of this medicine. If you experience any symptoms right after taking this injection, ...
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Missed a Dose

The doctor or nurse usually gives this injection in the hospital or clinic. Therefore, the chances of missing a dose are less. However, if you feel that a dose has been missed, please inform your doct...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is the composition of Pemibenz Powder For Infusion?

A: Pemibenz Powder For Infusion contains pemetrexed as its active ingredient.

Q: What is the use of Pemibenz Powder For Infusion?

A: Pemibenz Powder For Infusion is used for the treatment of lung cancer such as non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
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