Brand name: Pemetrexed (Juno) TM
Active ingredients: pemetrexed
What it is used for
PEMETREXED JUNO, in combination with cisplatin, is indicated for the treatment of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Non-Small Cell lung Cancer PEMETREXED JUNO in combination with cisplatin is indicated for initial treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer other than predominantly squamous cell histology. PEMETREXED JUNO as monotherapy is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer other than predominantly squamous cell histology after prior platinum-based chemotherapy.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous Infusion.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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For the active ingredient pemetrexed
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For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems