pemetrexed disodium

peme·trex·ed di·so·di·um (pem″ə-trekґsed) a folate antagonist used as an antineoplastic agent, acting by interfering with cell replication; administered by injection.

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  • Alimta — A drug that is used to treat malignant pleural mesothelioma and advanced non small cell lung cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It is a type of enzyme inhibitor. Also called pemetrexed disodium and LY231514 …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • LY231514 — A drug that is used to treat malignant pleural mesothelioma and advanced non small cell lung cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It is a type of enzyme inhibitor. Also called pemetrexed disodium and Alimta …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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