Dosing Information for PemetrexedThe dose of pemetrexed your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a few factors, including:
- Your body surface area, which is calculated using your height and weight
- How you respond to this medication, especially if you develop any serious side effects.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Pemetrexed Dosage for more information.)
Drug InteractionsPemetrexed can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Drug Interactions With Pemetrexed).
A few cases of overdose with pemetrexed have been reported. As would be expected with a chemotherapy medication, anemia, low white blood cells, low platelets, mouth sores, and rashes occurred (these are common side effects).
(Click Alimta Overdose for more information.)