Pemetrexed Fresenius Kabi
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This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Pemetrexed Fresenius Kabi. It explains how the Agency assessed the medicine to recommend its authorisation in the EU and its conditions of use. It is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use Pemetrexed Fresenius Kabi.
For practical information about using Pemetrexed Fresenius Kabi, patients should read the package leaflet or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
Pemetrexed Fresenius Kabi : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/97.36 KB)
First published: 26/07/2016
Last updated: 26/07/2016
Pemetrexed Fresenius Kabi
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This is a generic medicine, which is developed to be the same as a medicine that has already been authorised, called the reference medicine. A generic medicine contains the same active substance(s) as the reference medicine, and is used at the same dose(s) to treat the same disease(s). For more information, see Generic and hybrid medicines.
Fresenius Kabi Deutschland GmbH
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26/07/2022 Pemetrexed Fresenius Kabi - EMEA/H/C/003895 - IB/0032
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Product information documents contain:
- summary of product characteristics (annex I);
- manufacturing authorisation holder responsible for batch release (annex IIA);
- conditions of the marketing authorisation (annex IIB);
- labelling (annex IIIA);
- package leaflet (annex IIIB).
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Malignant pleural mesothelioma
Pemetrexed Fresenius Kabi in combination with cisplatin is indicated for the treatment of chemotherapy naïve patients with unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Non-small cell lung cancer
Pemetrexed Fresenius Kabi in combination with cisplatin is indicated for the first line treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer other than predominantly squamous cell histology.
Pemetrexed Fresenius Kabi is indicated as monotherapy for the maintenance treatment of locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer other than predominantly squamous cell histology in patients whose disease has not progressed immediately following platinum-based chemotherapy. Pemetrexed Fresenius Kabi is indicated as monotherapy for the second line treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer other than predominantly squamous cell histology.