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Alimta (Pemetrexed) - Anaemia - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Anaemia (45)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Alimta (Pemetrexed) where reactions include anaemia. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

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Possible Alimta side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2012-08-24

Patient: female

Reactions: Lung Disorder, Haemorrhage, Anaemia, Petechiae, Neoplasm Progression, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Folic Acid; Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate; Dobetin; Benzodiazepine Related Drugs



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-08-13

Patient: male

Reactions: Carcinoembryonic Antigen Increased, Anaemia, Thrombocytopenia, Streptococcal Infection, Renal Failure Chronic

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta



Possible Alimta side effects in 55 year old female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-08-06

Patient: 55 year old female

Reactions: Stomatitis, Mouth Haemorrhage, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Anaemia, Paraneoplastic Syndrome, Febrile Neutropenia, Diarrhoea, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Granulocytopenia, Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Prednisone TAB; Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate; Ranitidine; Allopurinol; Opioids; Cisplatin; Novalgin; Aprepitant; Folic Acid; Ondansetron; Vitamin B-12



Possible Alimta side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-31

Patient: female, weighing 48.0 kg (105.6 pounds)

Reactions: Inappropriate Schedule of Drug Administration, Pneumonia, Anaemia, Mental Status Changes, Asthenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 500 mg/m2, q3w
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2012-05-16
    End date: 2012-05-16

Erlotinib Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 150 mg, days 2-17 of 21 day cycle
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Metastatic
    Start date: 2012-05-17
    End date: 2012-06-01



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-07-26

Patient: male

Reactions: Lung Infection, Anaemia, Febrile Neutropenia, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pleural Effusion, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Acute Respiratory Failure, Septic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 1000 mg
    Indication: Lung Adenocarcinoma Metastatic
    Start date: 2011-12-05
    End date: 2012-02-08

Alimta
    Dosage: 800 mg, unk
    Start date: 2012-03-08

Other drugs received by patient: Plavix; Rabeprazole Sodium; Glucophage; Valsartan; Atorvastatin; Cisplatin; Amaryl; Folic Acid; Nicardipine HCL



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-06-25

Patient: male

Reactions: Metabolic Acidosis, Urinary Tract Infection, Anaemia, Somnolence, Myoclonus, Catheter Placement, Adrenal Insufficiency, Renal Failure Acute, Leukopenia, Infusion Site Extravasation

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Plavix; Sectral; Paroxetine; Pravastatin; Cisplatin; Candesartan Cilexetil and Hydrochlorothiazide; Nexium; Ezetimibe



Possible Alimta side effects in 52 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-22

Patient: 52 year old male, weighing 76.0 kg (167.2 pounds)

Reactions: Neoplasm Malignant, Anaemia, Pericardial Effusion

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: interrupted on 13oct10,22-22sep10,1d
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2010-09-22

Cisplatin
    Dosage: interrupted on 13oct10,22-22sep10,1d
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2010-09-22

Other drugs received by patient: Ventolin; Tramadol HCL; Ondansetron HCL; Spiriva; Concor; Folsaure



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-06-15

Patient: male

Reactions: Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Anaemia, Neutropenia, Septic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Atorvastatin; Leucovorin Calcium; Carboplatin; Acetaminophen; Neulasta; Taxol; Aldactone; Aspirin; Lasix



Possible Alimta side effects in 52 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-07

Patient: 52 year old male, weighing 76.0 kg (167.2 pounds)

Reactions: Neoplasm Malignant, Anaemia, Pericardial Effusion

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: interrupted on 13oct10,22-22sep10,1d
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2010-09-22

Cisplatin
    Dosage: interrupted on 13oct10,22-22sep10,1d
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2010-09-22

Other drugs received by patient: Tramadol HCL; Folsaure; Bisoprolol Fumarate; Ondansetron HCL; Spiriva; Ventolin



Possible Alimta side effects in 71 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Germany on 2012-05-24

Patient: 71 year old male

Reactions: Anaemia, Pleural Effusion, Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Gastric Ulcer, Metastases To Lymph Nodes, Erysipelas

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Simvastatin; Linezolid; Digitoxin TAB; Torsemide; Tramadol Hydrochloride; Amphotericin B; Vitamin B-12; Metamizol; Marcumar; Carboplatin; Folsaure; Cisplatin; Amlodipine Besylate; Hydrochlorothiazide; Pantoprazole; Glandomed



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-05-10

Patient: male

Reactions: Erysipeloid, Hyperthermia, Rash Papular, Anaemia, Neoplasm Progression, Disorientation, Purpura, Fall, Cerebrovascular Accident, Incoherent, Intestinal Polyp Haemorrhage, Diarrhoea, Oedema Peripheral, Thrombocytopenia, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Folic Acid; Vitamin B-12; Prednisolone



Possible Alimta side effects in 55 year old female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-04-30

Patient: 55 year old female

Reactions: Stomatitis, Anaemia, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Mucosal Haemorrhage, Febrile Neutropenia, Diarrhoea, Granulocytopenia, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Skin Erosion, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Prednisone TAB; Allopurinol; Aprepitant; Vitamin B-12; Ranitidine; Ondansetron; Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate; Opioids; Cisplatin; Novalgin; Folic Acid



Possible Alimta side effects in 52 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-04-26

Patient: 52 year old male, weighing 76.0 kg (167.2 pounds)

Reactions: Death, Anaemia, Pericardial Effusion

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: interrupted on 13oct10,22-22sep10,1d
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2010-09-22

Cisplatin
    Dosage: interrupted on 13oct10,22-22sep10,1d
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2010-09-22

Other drugs received by patient: Tramadol HCL; Spiriva; Ventolin; Folsaure; Bisoprolol Fumarate; Ondansetron HCL



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-04-18

Patient: male, weighing 116.0 kg (255.2 pounds)

Reactions: Atrial Flutter, Anaemia, Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Renal Impairment, Neoplasm Malignant, Malignant Pleural Effusion, Hypoalbuminaemia, Blood Pressure Decreased, Leukocytosis

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 936 mg, unk
    Start date: 2011-12-12

Alimta
    Dosage: 500 mg/m2, other
    Indication: Lung Carcinoma Cell Type Unspecified Stage 0
    Start date: 2011-11-01

Other drugs received by patient: Hydrocodone; Folic Acid; Metoprolol Tartrate; Lovenox; Dexamethasone; Vitamin B-12; Amiodarone HCL; Lasix



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-04-04

Patient: male

Reactions: Fasciitis, Anaemia, Sepsis, Bone Marrow Failure, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamin B-12; Folic Acid; Corticosteroids



Possible Alimta side effects in 64 year old male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-04-02

Patient: 64 year old male, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Off Label Use, Pneumonia Aspiration, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Anaemia, Neoplasm Progression, Hiccups, Liver Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Cisplatin



Possible Alimta side effects in 60 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-03-05

Patient: 60 year old female, weighing 56.0 kg (123.2 pounds)

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Anaemia, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Herpes Zoster, Intervertebral Discitis, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Platelet Count Decreased, Neutrophil Count Decreased, Blood Creatinine Increased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Carboplatin; Prednisolone; Prednisolone; Fentanyl-100; Folic Acid; Cisplatin; Vitamin B-12



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-03-02

Patient: male, weighing 82.5 kg (181.5 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia Aspiration, Interstitial Lung Disease, Anaemia, Dehydration, Malnutrition, Lymphocyte Stimulation Test Positive, Rash

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Fresmin S; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Zolpidem; Candesartan Cilexetil and Hydrochlorothiazide; Panvitan; Goshajinkigan; Loxonin; Mucosta; Amlodipine



Possible Alimta side effects in 75 year old male

Reported by a physician from Spain on 2012-03-02

Patient: 75 year old male

Reactions: Mucosal Inflammation, Anaemia, Drug Interaction, Pancytopenia, Psychiatric Decompensation

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Depakene
    Dosage: 500 mg, every 12 hours (increased dose)
    Start date: 2011-12-01
    End date: 2012-02-01

Depakene
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Bipolar I Disorder
    Start date: 2011-10-01

Other drugs received by patient: Medroxyprogesterone Acetate; Amlodipine; Omeprazole; Vitamin B-12; Folic Acid; Litio; Acetylsalicylic Acid SRT



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-02-16

Patient: male, weighing 103.5 kg (227.7 pounds)

Reactions: Cellulitis, Anaemia, Deep Vein Thrombosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Abraxane
    Dosage: 260mg/m2, then 195mg/m2 every 3 weeks iv
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2011-06-30
    End date: 2011-09-28

Alimta
    Dosage: 500mg/m2, then 400mg/m2 every 3 weeks iv
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2011-06-30
    End date: 2011-12-28



Possible Alimta side effects in 60 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-02-15

Patient: 60 year old female

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Anaemia, Herpes Zoster, Intervertebral Discitis, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Platelet Count Decreased, Neutrophil Count Decreased, Blood Creatinine Increased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Carboplatin; Fentanyl-100; Cisplatin; Prednisolone; Prednisolone



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2012-02-10

Patient: male

Reactions: Anaemia, Febrile Neutropenia, Rash, Ileus Paralytic, Death, Diarrhoea, Dehydration, Abdominal Distension, Thrombocytopenia, Decreased Appetite

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 590 mg/total
    Indication: Lung Adenocarcinoma Metastatic
    Start date: 2011-01-13

Alimta
    Dosage: 600 mg, unk
    Start date: 2011-02-10



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-02-10

Patient: male, weighing 82.5 kg (181.5 pounds)

Reactions: Interstitial Lung Disease, Malnutrition, Anaemia, Rash

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Panvitan; Fresmin S; Candesartan Cilexetil and Hydrochlorothiazide; Zolpidem; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Loxonin; Amlodipine; Mucosta; Goshajinkigan



Possible Alimta side effects in 71 year old female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-02-09

Patient: 71 year old female

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Anaemia, Platelet Count Decreased, Pulmonary Oedema, Lymphangiosis Carcinomatosa, Neutrophil Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Folic Acid; Vitamin B-12



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-02-08

Patient: male

Reactions: Ischaemia, Monoparesis, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Ischaemic Stroke, Anaemia, Neoplasm Progression, Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Emend; Ondansetron; Methylprednisolone; Cisplatin; Zofran; Zofran; Methylprednisolone



Possible Alimta side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2012-02-03

Patient: female

Reactions: Rectal Haemorrhage, Anaemia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Cisplatin; Sodium Ferric Gluconate Complex; Rifaximin



Possible Alimta side effects in 37 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-01-30

Patient: 37 year old male

Reactions: Anaemia, Ischaemic Stroke, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Condition Aggravated, Neoplasm Progression, Thrombocytopenia, Metastatic Bronchial Carcinoma

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Indication: Lung Adenocarcinoma Metastatic
    Start date: 2011-06-21
    End date: 2011-08-24

Cisplatin
    Indication: Lung Adenocarcinoma Metastatic
    Start date: 2011-06-21
    End date: 2011-08-24

Emend
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-06-21
    End date: 2011-08-24

Methylprednisolone
    Start date: 2011-06-21
    End date: 2011-08-24

Ondansetron
    Start date: 2011-06-21
    End date: 2011-08-24

Zofran
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-06-21
    End date: 2011-08-26



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-01-27

Patient: male

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Anaemia, Asthenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta



Possible Alimta side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Italy on 2012-01-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Nausea, Anaemia, Hypomagnesaemia, Hypocalcaemia, Asthenia, Hypokalaemia, Decreased Appetite

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Decadron; Dobetin; Folic Acid; Norvasc; Oxycontin



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-01-20

Patient: male, weighing 103.5 kg (227.7 pounds)

Reactions: Cellulitis, Anaemia, Deep Vein Thrombosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Abraxane
    Dosage: 360mg/m2, then 195mg/mw every 3 weeks iv
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2011-06-30
    End date: 2011-09-28

Alimta
    Dosage: 500mg/m2, then 400mg/m2 every 3 weeks iv
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2011-06-30
    End date: 2011-12-28



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