Data from EMA (European Medicines Agency) - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 13 June 2018

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Malignant pleural mesothelioma
Pemetrexed medac in combination with cisplatin is indicated for the treatment of chemotherapy naïve patients with unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Non-small cell lung cancer
Pemetrexed medac 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 medac 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 medac 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.

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Category Value
Agency product number EMEA/H/C/003905
Orphan designation No
Date First Approved 27-11-2015
Type Medicinal product subject to restricted medical prescription
Marketing authorisation holder Medac Gesellschaft fur klinische Spezialpraparate mbH