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Study Showed ALIMTA(R) (pemetrexed for injection) Improved Survival in Certain Types of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Date:5/28/2008

n a new cycle of treatment unless the ANC is greater than or equal to 1500 cells/mm3 and the platelet count is greater than or equal to 100,000 cells/mm3 and creatinine clearance is greater than or equal to 45 mL/min.

Pretreatment with dexamethasone or its equivalent has been reported to reduce the incidence and severity of skin rash.

The effect of third space fluid, such as pleural effusion and ascites, on ALIMTA is unknown.

In patients with clinically significant third space fluid, consideration should be given to draining the effusion prior to ALIMTA administration.

Concomitant administration of nephrotoxic drugs or substances that are tubularly secreted could result in delayed clearance of ALIMTA.

Caution should be used when administering ibuprofen concurrently with ALIMTA to patients with mild to moderate renal insufficiency (creatinine clearance from 45 to 79 mL/min). Patients with mild to moderate renal insufficiency should avoid taking NSAIDs with short elimination half-lives for a period of 2 days before, the day of, and 2 days following administration of ALIMTA. In the absence of data regarding potential interaction between ALIMTA and NSAIDs with longer half-lives, all patients taking these NSAIDs should interrupt dosing for at least 5 days before, the day of, and 2 days following ALIMTA administration. If concomitant administration of an NSAID is necessary, patients should be monitored closely for toxicity, especially myelosuppression, renal and gastrointestinal toxicities.

It is recommended that nursing be discontinued if the mother is being treated with ALIMTA.

ALIMTA should be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of antineoplastic agents.

Dose adjustments may be necessary in patients with hepatic insufficiency.

Dosing and Modification Guidelines

Dose adjustments at the start of a subsequent cycle should be based on nadir hematologic count
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