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Adpem - pemetrexed - 100mg - 1 Vial Alimta/​Adpem pemetrexed Brand India 100mg 1 Vial DR $56.00 Add

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Alimta (pemetrexed) is a chemotherapy agent used to extend the life expectancy of patients who have non-squamous, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) or malignant mesothelioma. It is usually used with or following treatment with a platinum-based chemotherapy treatment, such as cisplatin or carboplatin.

Depending on location patients may buy Alimta by another name, usually Pleumet, Pemecad, or Adpem.

Patients who intend to buy Alimta should be aware that this product is a fluid for IV infusion. It should be stored at 25 degrees Celsius or 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Dispose of materials which have come into contact with Alimta properly.

What to Expect from Alimta

Cancer and its treatment is a very complicated topic. We will try to summarize basic information here, but treatment should not be attempted without doctor involvement and doctor instructions should always be followed.

The majority of patients buy Alimta to treat non-squamous NSCLC. The medication is used in one of three scenarios:

  • Initial treatment in combination with cisplatin or another platinum-based chemotherapy.
  • Maintenance therapy in patients who have already had four cycles of platinum-based chemotherapy.
  • Treatment of recurring metastatic non-squamous NSCLC after prior chemotherapy.

Less commonly patients buy Alimta to treat malignant mesothelioma. There is typically only one scenario in which the medication is used:

  • In combination with cisplatin to treat patients who are not candidates for curative surgery.

In nearly all cases treatment is similar; the medication is given on the first day of a 21-day cycle, administered intravenously over 10 minutes. If cisplatin is also being administered, Alimta will be administered first.

The medication is usually administered for six cycles or until the disease progresses. Dosage can be quite variable and should be determined by a doctor; patient health and response will be taken into consideration.

Sometimes the medication will prove too toxic for an individual, which may call for modified dosage or the end of treatment with Alimta. Most patients, however, find the medication helps fight cancer, and it can extend life considerably.

Maximizing Treatment

Supplements can help alleviate side effects from Alimta:

  • Folic acid and vitamin B12 may be given one week prior to the start of treatment, throughout treatment, and for 21 days after the end of treatment.
  • Steroids may be given the day prior, the day of, and the day following treatment.

Other medications can also help alleviate side effects if they become severe; however, many medications can produce equally unpleasant interactions with Alimta. Always check with a doctor before taking any other medication, including over-the-counter NSAIDs and supplements.

Don't be afraid to contact your doctor with any questions or concerns, no matter how trivial they may seem. Remember that there are other medications and techniques that can help significantly with alleviating side effects from Alimta. Don't be afraid to ask about them or use them.

Ready to Buy Alimta?

Chemotherapy can seem a daunting prospect, something that none of us would participate in if it were for anything less serious than cancer. We hope that our low prices will at least alleviate some of the financial concerns during this difficult time. Patients may also want to explore other options---Alimta's official website, found easily through an internet search, may have options for low-cost or even free medication.

Clients who buy Alimta from Kiwi Drug will also receive peace of mind knowing their order is in the experienced hands of New Zealand's oldest and most-trusted online pharmacy. We conform to the same regulatory compliance as our real-world counterparts and your personal information is protected with state-of-the-art software.

A prescription is required to buy Alimta from Kiwi Drug. Those who don't have one may qualify to be issued one by our online doctor. Simply add the product to your cart and begin checkout---you'll be asked a few questions about your medical history and other medications being taken. There is no extra charge for our online doctor services.

Those who already have a prescription to buy Alimta will be given options to transfer it to us after completing checkout.

Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.

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