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

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Sepsis ()

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

Possible Alimta side effects in 47 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Morocco on 2012-08-14

Patient: 47 year old female

Reactions: Rash Generalised, Sepsis

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamins NOS; Cisplatin; Corticosteroid NOS



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-06-01

Patient: male

Reactions: Sepsis, Dehydration, Colitis, Pancytopenia, Nephrotic Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 1000 mg, unk
    Indication: Lung Adenocarcinoma
    Start date: 2012-02-21

Alimta
    Dosage: 800 mg, unk
    Start date: 2012-03-13

Other drugs received by patient: Cisplatin; Cisplatin; Neulasta



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Netherlands on 2012-05-17

Patient: male

Reactions: Localised Infection, Decubitus Ulcer, Transmission of AN Infectious Agent VIA A Medicinal Product, Sepsis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Folic Acid; Vitamin B-12; Simvastatin; Acetaminophen; Tramadol Hydrochloride; Movicolon; Tolbutamide; Metoclopramide; Metformin HCL



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 female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-26

Patient: female, weighing 70.3 kg (154.6 pounds)

Reactions: Multi-Organ Failure, Respiratory Failure, Sepsis, Pneumonia Cytomegaloviral

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Carboplatin; Vitamin B-12; Prochlorperazine; Folic Acid; Ondansetron; Dexamethasone; Vicodin; Avastin



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-03-21

Patient: male

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Rectal Haemorrhage, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, General Physical Health Deterioration, Renal Failure Chronic, Haemoglobin Decreased, Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Increased, Sepsis, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Renal Tubular Necrosis, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Amlodipine Besylate; Aspirin; Ramipril; Pravastatin; Nitroderm; Cisplatin



Possible Alimta side effects in 77 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-20

Patient: 77 year old male, weighing 85.0 kg (187.0 pounds)

Reactions: Multi-Organ Failure, Sepsis, Neutropenia

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: last received on 08mar2011
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage IV
    Start date: 2011-01-14

Necitumumab
    Dosage: last received on 20jan2011
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage IV
    Start date: 2011-01-14

Cisplatin
    Dosage: last received on 08mar2011
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage IV
    Start date: 2011-01-14

Other drugs received by patient: Citalopram Hydrobromide; Sodium Chloride; Folic Acid; Calcium Carbonate + Calcium Glubionate; Vitamin B-12; Torsemide; Aldactone; Amlodipine; Arixtra; Fraxiparine; Concor Plus; Ximovan; Concentrated RED Blood Cells; Calcium Gluconate; Simvastatin; Novalgin; Zometa; Pantoprazole; Calcium Carbonate; Potassium Chloride



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-03-08

Patient: male

Reactions: Performance Status Decreased, Hospitalisation, Sepsis, Pancytopenia, Endotracheal Intubation

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

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



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-16

Patient: male, weighing 46.7 kg (102.8 pounds)

Reactions: Off Label Use, Weight Decreased, Diarrhoea, Haemoptysis, Sepsis, Neutropenia, Decreased Appetite

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 780 unk, unk
    Indication: Thymoma
    Start date: 2010-06-04
    End date: 2010-06-25

Alimta
    Dosage: 555 unk, unk
    Start date: 2002-12-20
    End date: 2010-12-20

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



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-10-21

Patient: male, weighing 46.7 kg (102.8 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Off Label Use, Diarrhoea, Haemoptysis, Sepsis, Neutropenia, Decreased Appetite

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 780 unk, unk
    Indication: Thymoma
    Start date: 2010-06-04
    End date: 2010-06-25

Alimta
    Dosage: 555 unk, unk
    Start date: 2002-12-20
    End date: 2010-12-20

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



Possible Alimta side effects in 36 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-10-20

Patient: 36 year old male

Reactions: Productive Cough, Chills, Hypotension, Pain, Off Label Use, Malaise, Dehydration, Sepsis, Dizziness, Asthenia, Sinus Tachycardia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Avastin; Oxycodone HCL; Fentanyl; Fentanyl; Marijuana; Erbitux

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