What is Alimta?

Pemetrexed (brand name Alimta) is a chemotherapy drug manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. Its indications are the treatment of pleural mesothelioma and non-small cell lung cancer.

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Currently on 5th regiment of chemo (Cisplatin & Alimta). Diagnosed in May 2008...have stage 3b lung cancer w/left breast cancer stage 2. Surgery...

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Since you are having pain in ribs i would suggest you take tablet morphine 10 mg thrice daily after food.


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hii Doctor,My Dad is 55 years old suffering from Lung Cancer for past 3.5 years. He was non smoker.Following medicines are already used but cancer...

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I think your father is having pleural fluid in the chest cavity and not adcitic fluid. In my opinion it must be due to spread of lung tumour in...

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My dad has lung cancer and is on the chemo Alimta. His oncologist
recommended NO supplements during chemo and we followed direction
during the...

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hello and thank you for sending the question.

I also generally do not recommend supplemental herbal...

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