Pemetrexed is a prescription medicine used to treat:
- Non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer in certain patients whose disease is recurrent, locally advanced or has metastasized.
- Malignant pleural mesothelioma, a cancer affecting the tissue that lines the lungs and chest wall, in patients who cannot be treated with surgery.
- As diacid, it can be used in ready to use vials for direct infusion.
ATC code: L01BA04