Mesothelioma and the Chemotherapy Drug Alimta®
Alimta® is a chemotherapy drug marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. It is also known by its generic name, pemetrexed for injection. Alimta® is used to treat a variety of so-called nonsmall cell lung cancers referred to as advanced nonsquamous nonsmall cell lung cancers, including mesothelioma.
Chemotherapy treatments often involve the use of one or more drugs designed to destroy cancer cells or slow their growth. Alimta® has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be used with another chemotherapy drug called cisplatin for the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma or MPM.
Providing Important Information About Alimta®
The Salisbury, North Carolina-based law firm of Wallace & Graham, P.A., represents mesothelioma victims throughout the United States. We understand how difficult it can be to live with this terrible disease, and finding information about mesothelioma and its treatment can sometimes be a challenge.
We have assembled some basic information about Alimta® for your convenience. Please use the following links to learn more:
Always consult with your doctor and/or oncologist before beginning any chemotherapy treatment regimen.
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