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Pexitaz 500mg Injection

1 Injection(s) in Injection
MRP 12785.05
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Pexitaz 500 MG Description

Pexitaz 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 clinic by a d

octor or nurse. You should avoid self-injecting.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹11250.84
You Save₹1534.21 (12% on MRP)
ContainsPemetrexed(500.0 Mg)
UsesLung cancer
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
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Uses of Pexitaz 500 MG

For the treatment of lung cancer

Contraindications of Pexitaz 500 MG

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

Side effects of Pexitaz 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 Pexitaz 500 MG



Can I take Pexitaz Injection during pregnancy?
  • Pexitaz 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

Can I take Pexitaz Injection 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 Pexitaz Injection?
This medicine may make you feel tired, caution is needed while driving or operating machines.


Can I consume alcohol with Pexitaz Injection?
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 Pexitaz 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 Pexitaz 500 MG

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

Interactions of Pexitaz 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Pexitaz 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 Pexitaz 500 MG

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

Dosage of Pexitaz 500 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 Pexitaz Injection?

A: Pexitaz Injection contains pemetrexed as its active ingredient.

Q: What is the use of Pexitaz Injection?

A: Pexitaz Injection is used for the treatment of lung cancer such as non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 08:56 PM (IST)

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