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Alimta (Pemetrexed) - Life Threatening Events - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Life Threatening Events (73)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Alimta (Pemetrexed) life threatening events. 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 male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-08-27

Patient: male, weighing 80.0 kg (176.0 pounds)

Reactions: Off Label Use, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Neoplasm Progression, Metastases To Bone, Nephrotic Syndrome, Acute Prerenal Failure

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 750 mg, every 3 weeks
    Indication: Pleural Mesothelioma Malignant
    Start date: 2009-03-12
    End date: 2009-09-24

Gemzar
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2010-05-28
    End date: 2010-06-04

Other drugs received by patient: Amlodipine; Vitamin B12; Panvitan; Calblock; Amlodipine; Cisplatin



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 consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-08-03

Patient: female, weighing 57.0 kg (125.4 pounds)

Reactions: Large Intestine Perforation, Pneumonia, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Rash, Peritonitis, Liver Disorder, Haemoglobin Decreased, Malaise, Respiratory Failure, Enterocolitis, Decreased Appetite, Shock, Candidiasis

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 700 mg/m2, unk
    Start date: 2010-11-16
    End date: 2010-12-14

Alimta
    Dosage: 700 mg/m2, unk
    Indication: Large Cell Lung Cancer Stage III
    Start date: 2010-07-20
    End date: 2010-10-13

Alimta
    Dosage: 700 mg/m2, unk
    Start date: 2012-01-18
    End date: 2012-02-14

Other drugs received by patient: Gascon; Vitamin B12; Norvasc; Magmitt; Folic Acid; Vitamin B12; Levothyroxine Sodium; Vitamin B12; Selbex; Cisplatin; Aspirin; Vitamin B12; Vinorelbine; Folic Acid



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-03

Patient: male, weighing 75.0 kg (165.0 pounds)

Reactions: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Start date: 2012-02-14
    End date: 2012-02-14

Alimta
    Dosage: dosage is uncertain.
    Indication: Lung Adenocarcinoma Recurrent
    Start date: 2012-01-24
    End date: 2012-01-24

Avastin
    Dosage: dosage is uncertain.
    Indication: Lung Adenocarcinoma Recurrent
    Start date: 2012-01-24
    End date: 2012-02-14

Other drugs received by patient: Hokunalin; Decadron Phosphate; Aloxi; Mucosta; Oxycontin; Mucosolvan; Loxonin; Urso 250



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-07-31

Patient: male, weighing 47.0 kg (103.4 pounds)

Reactions: C-Reactive Protein Increased, Urinary Retention, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 720 mg, uid/qd
    Indication: Large Cell Lung Cancer Stage IV
    Start date: 2012-02-23
    End date: 2012-02-23

Tarceva
    Dosage: 150 mg, uid/qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Large Cell Lung Cancer Stage IV
    Start date: 2012-02-24
    End date: 2012-02-26

Other drugs received by patient: Panvitan / 07504101 /; Calblock; Olmesartan Medoxomil; Mucosolvan (Lasolvan); Isosorbide Dinitrate; Warfarin / 00014802 /; Gaslon N; Maglax; Aspirin; Epinastine Hydrochloride; Rinderon / 00309501 /; Codeine Phosphate Hemihydrate; Lipitor; Lisinopril; Hypen / 00613801 /



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-07-27

Patient: male, weighing 48.0 kg (105.6 pounds)

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Pneumonia Aspiration, Vomiting, Pulmonary Embolism, Leukoencephalopathy, Pyrexia, Neutrophil Count Decreased, Decreased Appetite

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Indication: Lung Adenocarcinoma Recurrent
    Start date: 2012-03-13
    End date: 2012-03-13

Avastin
    Indication: Lung Neoplasm Malignant
    Start date: 2012-03-13
    End date: 2012-03-13

Carboplatin
    Dosage: dosage: 5 auc a day
    Indication: Lung Adenocarcinoma Recurrent
    Start date: 2012-03-13
    End date: 2012-03-13

Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate
    Dosage: dosage is uncertain.
    Indication: Leukoencephalopathy
    Start date: 2012-04-26
    End date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Tannalbin; Panvitan; Flivas; Neuer; Medicon; Urso 250; Eviprostat



Possible Alimta side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Sweden on 2012-07-05

Patient: female

Reactions: Multi-Organ Failure, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Lung Infection, Streptococcal Sepsis, Pulmonary Oedema, Extremity Necrosis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Cisplatin



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Belgium on 2012-07-03

Patient: male, weighing 46.0 kg (101.2 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Febrile Neutropenia, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 761 mg, unknown
    Start date: 2012-05-16

Alimta
    Dosage: 500 mg, every 3 weeks
    Indication: Lung Adenocarcinoma
    Start date: 2011-11-08

Alimta
    Dosage: 500 mg, unk

Other drugs received by patient: Cisplatin



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-06-22

Patient: male

Reactions: Anaphylactic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta



Possible Alimta side effects in 60 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-21

Patient: 60 year old male, weighing 95.0 kg (209.0 pounds)

Reactions: Syncope, Septic Shock, Diverticular Perforation, Leukopenia

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage IV
    Start date: 2011-01-21
    End date: 2011-01-21

Cisplatin
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage IV
    Start date: 2011-01-21
    End date: 2011-01-21

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Eprosartan Mesilate; Vitamin B-12; TPN; Dexamethasone Sodium Posphate; Metoprolol Tartrate; Cernevit-12; Folic Acid



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-06-20

Patient: male

Reactions: Malnutrition, General Physical Health Deterioration, Hyponatraemia, Arrhythmia, Hypokalaemia, Multi-Organ Failure, Dehydration, Venous Thrombosis, Colitis

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Candesartan Cilexetil; Oxycontin; Atenolol; Carboplatin; Adalat; Lovenox; Prozac; Fenofibrate



Possible Alimta side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-06-18

Patient: male, weighing 47.0 kg (103.4 pounds)

Reactions: C-Reactive Protein Increased, Urinary Retention, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 720 mg, uid/qd
    Indication: Large Cell Lung Cancer Stage IV
    Start date: 2012-02-23
    End date: 2012-02-23

Tarceva
    Dosage: 150 mg, uid/qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Large Cell Lung Cancer Stage IV
    Start date: 2012-02-24
    End date: 2012-02-26

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Epinastine Hydrochloride; Hypen / 00613801 /; Rinderon / 00309501 /; Lipitor; Olmesartan Medoxomil; Gaslon N; Isosorbide Dinitrate; Lisinopril; Warfarin / 00014802 /; Codeine Phosphate Hemihydrate; Calblock; Panvitan / 07504101 /; Maglax; Mucosolvan (Lasolvan)



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 male

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

Patient: male, weighing 74.6 kg (164.1 pounds)

Reactions: Interstitial Lung Disease, Melaena

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Cyanocobalamin; Mucosta; Oxygen; Cisplatin; Mucosolvan; Allegra; Naproxen; Panvitan; Theo-DUR; Mucodyne; Oxygen



Possible Alimta side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Turkey on 2012-05-23

Patient: female, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Off Label Use, Hyponatraemia, Neoplasm Progression

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Indication: Mesothelioma Malignant

Gemzar
    Dosage: 1250 mg/m2, unk
    Indication: Mesothelioma Malignant
    Start date: 2011-10-21
    End date: 2011-10-21

Other drugs received by patient: Cisplatin



Possible Alimta side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-05-18

Patient: female, weighing 51.0 kg (112.2 pounds)

Reactions: Interstitial Lung Disease, Blood Glucose Increased

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Omeprazole; Transamine CAP; Avastin; Lecicarbon; Foliamin; Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate; Azulene Sodium Sulfonate W / Levoglutamide; Paraplatin AQ; Yodel; Magmitt; Zolpidem; Adona; Vitamin B12



Possible Alimta side effects in 66 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-15

Patient: 66 year old female

Reactions: Mucosal Inflammation, Death

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Carboplatin



Possible Alimta side effects in 60 year old male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-05-11

Patient: 60 year old male

Reactions: Dermatitis Allergic, Respiratory Failure, Anaphylactic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Carboplatin; Carboplatin



Possible Alimta side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-05-02

Patient: female, weighing 51.0 kg (112.2 pounds)

Reactions: Interstitial Lung Disease, Blood Glucose Increased

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Azulene Sodium Sulfonate W / Levoglutamide; Adona; Lecicarbon; Paraplatin AQ; Avastin; Vitamin B12; Magmitt; Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate; Omeprazole; Zolpidem; Foliamin; Transamine CAP; Yodel



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 female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-04-26

Patient: female, weighing 134.0 kg (294.8 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Pain in Extremity, Nausea, Body Temperature Increased, Alopecia, Anaphylactic Shock, Constipation

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

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



Possible Alimta side effects in 60 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-26

Patient: 60 year old male, weighing 95.0 kg (209.0 pounds)

Reactions: Syncope, Septic Shock, Leukopenia, Diverticular Perforation

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage IV
    Start date: 2011-01-21
    End date: 2011-01-21

Cisplatin
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage IV
    Start date: 2011-01-21
    End date: 2011-01-21

Other drugs received by patient: Acetylsalicylic Acid SRT; Eprosartan Mesilate; Cernevit-12; TPN; Folic Acid; Vitamin B-12; Dexamethasone; Metoprolol Tartrate



Possible Alimta side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-04-20

Patient: female, weighing 57.0 kg (125.4 pounds)

Reactions: Haemoglobin Decreased, Malaise, Rash, Enterocolitis, Candidiasis, Liver Disorder, Decreased Appetite

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: 700 mg/m2, unk
    Indication: Large Cell Lung Cancer Stage III
    Start date: 2010-07-20
    End date: 2010-10-13

Alimta
    Dosage: 700 mg/m2, unk
    Start date: 2010-11-16
    End date: 2010-12-14

Alimta
    Dosage: 700 mg/m2, unk
    Start date: 2012-01-18
    End date: 2012-02-14

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamin B12; Vitamin B12; Selbex; Levothyroxine Sodium; Magmitt; Gascon; Aspirin; Foliamin; Cisplatin; Vitamin B12; Vitamin B12; Vinorelbine; Foliamin; Norvasc



Possible Alimta side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-04-19

Patient: female

Reactions: Ischaemic Stroke, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Thrombocytopenia, Thrombotic Microangiopathy

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Cisplatin



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 49 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-17

Patient: 49 year old male, weighing 61.0 kg (134.2 pounds)

Reactions: Syncope, Pneumonia Aspiration, Asterixis

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: last dose on 13apr11.
    Indication: Head and Neck Cancer
    Start date: 2011-03-02

Cisplatin
    Dosage: recent inf:13apr2011
    Indication: Head and Neck Cancer
    Start date: 2011-03-02

Erbitux
    Dosage: 1st dose 400mg/m2 then wk 250mg/m2 on day 1 cycle 1. on 2mar11:1day-ong-unk recent inf:20apr2011
    Indication: Head and Neck Cancer
    Start date: 2011-03-02

Other drugs received by patient: Lamotrgine; Lyrica; Fentanyl; Folic Acid; Lactulose; Vitamin B-12; Pantoprazole; Morphine; Dexamethasone



Possible Alimta side effects in 60 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-13

Patient: 60 year old male, weighing 95.0 kg (209.0 pounds)

Reactions: Syncope, Septic Shock, Leukopenia, Diverticular Perforation

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

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage IV
    Start date: 2011-01-21
    End date: 2011-01-21

Cisplatin
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage IV
    Start date: 2011-01-21
    End date: 2011-01-21

Other drugs received by patient: Metoprolol Tartrate; Eprosartan Mesilate; Acetylsalicylic Acid SRT; Folic Acid; TPN; Cernevit-12; Vitamin B-12



Possible Alimta side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Germany on 2012-04-11

Patient: female

Reactions: Nausea, Liver Function Test Abnormal, General Physical Health Deterioration

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Carboplatin; Vitamins NOS; Dexamethasone; Antiemetics and Antinauseants



Possible Alimta side effects in female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-04-11

Patient: female

Reactions: Agitation, Hypersensitivity, Dyspnoea, Hypotension, Hemiplegia, Cerebrovascular Accident

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta

Other drugs received by patient: Cisplatin; Folic Acid; Methylprednisolone; Simvastatin; Sodium Chloride; MAG 2; Emend; Zofran



Possible Alimta side effects in 59 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-09

Patient: 59 year old female, weighing 45.0 kg (99.0 pounds)

Reactions: Hyponatraemia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alimta
    Dosage: last inf on 26may2010;1d interrupted on 02jun2010; 8d,restart on 24jun10,dose reduced to 25%
    Indication: Head and Neck Cancer
    Start date: 2010-05-26

Cetuximab
    Dosage: 250mg/m2 wk;iv;unk-02jun2010(int);lst dose 26my10;day 1 cycle 1 lodg dse; restt: 24jun2010
    Indication: Head and Neck Cancer
    Start date: 2010-05-26

Cisplatin
    Dosage: last inf on 26may2010; interrupted on 02jun2010(8d),restart on 24-jun10,dose reduced to 25%
    Indication: Head and Neck Cancer
    Start date: 2010-05-26

Other drugs received by patient: Dexamethasone; Vitamin B-12; Triamterene and Hydrochlorothiazide; Folic Acid



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