Pemetrexed is a chemotherapy drug. This drug is manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company. Its indications are the treatment of pleural mesothelioma and non-small cell lung cancer. Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a type of cancer that affects the inside lining of the chest cavity.
Pemetrexed drug belongs to a class of chemotherapeutic drugs known as folate antimetabolites. It comes in liquid form to be injected into a vein. Pemetrexed is administered by a doctor in the hospital or the doctor’s office. It is given by a doctors prescription but normally it is usually given once every 21 days.
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