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pemetrexed ditromethamine vial Indications and Usage (pemetrexed for injection)

1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE

1.1 Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

Pemetrexed for Injection is indicated:

  • In combination with cisplatin for the initial treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic, non-squamous, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
  • As a single agent for the maintenance treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic, non-squamous NSCLC whose disease has not progressed after four cycles of platinum-based first-line chemotherapy.
  • As a single agent for the treatment of patients with recurrent, metastatic non-squamous, NSCLC after prior chemotherapy.

Limitations of Use: Pemetrexed for Injection is not indicated for the treatment of patients with squamous cell, non-small cell lung cancer [see Clinical Studies 14.1].

1.2 Mesothelioma

Pemetrexed for Injection is indicated, in combination with cisplatin, for the initial treatment of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma whose disease is unresectable or who are otherwise not candidates for curative surgery.

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