Pemgem 500mg Injection Description:
Pemgem 500mg Injection interferes with the growth of DNA and RNA of the cancer cells by substituting their building blocks. It prevents the cancer cells from growing and multiplying.
Pemgem 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of ovarian cancer, head and neck cancer, cervical cancer, Testicular cancer., breast cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), blood cancer, lung cancer, bone cancer and urinary bladder cancer.
Nausea, Vomiting, Pharyngitis, Loss of appetite, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Hair loss, Low blood platelets, Rash, Fatigue, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Neuropathy.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Is Pemgem a vesicant?
No. Pemgem is not a vesicant
Is Pemgem a chemotherapy/ cytotoxic?
Yes. Pemgem is chemotherapy and a cytotoxic drug
Is Pemgem safe?
Pemgem is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Does Pemgem cause hair loss?
Yes. Pemgem is a prescription chemotherapy medication and hair loss is one of the possible side effects.