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Pemmet 500mg Vail Of 0.5gm Powder For Injection

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
0.5g Powder For Injection in Dry Vial
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Pemmet 500 MG Description

Pemmet Powder For Injection 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 clin...
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ContainsPemetrexed(500.0 Mg)
UsesLung cancer
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Pemmet 500 MG

For the treatment of lung cancer

Contraindications of Pemmet 500 MG

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

Side effects of Pemmet 500 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 Pemmet 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pemmet Powder For Injection during pregnancy?
A:
  • Pemmet Powder For Injection 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

Q:
Can I take Pemmet Powder For Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not breastfeeding while on treatment with this medicine, as it is unknown if pemetrexed passes into breast milk

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pemmet Powder For Injection?
A:
This medicine may make you feel tired, caution is needed while driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pemmet Powder For Injection?
A:
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 Pemmet 500 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 Pemmet 500 MG

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

Interactions of Pemmet 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Pemmet Powder For Injection 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 Pemmet 500 MG

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

Dosage of Pemmet 500 MG

Overdose

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

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the composition of Pemmet Powder For Injection?

A: Pemmet Powder For Injection contains pemetrexed as its active ingredient.

Q: What is the use of Pemmet Powder For Injection?

A: Pemmet Powder For Injection is used for the treatment of lung cancer such as non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Product Details
Brand
PEMMET
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
03/10/2022

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Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 08:56 PM (IST)

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