Pemetrexed

Red

Brand Name(s):Alimta

Indication:Non-small-cell lung cancer

Rationale:1,2,5,8

Considered:Sep-07

Review Date:Aug-21

Comments:
NICE TA402 Pemetrexed maintenance treatment for non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer after pemetrexed and cisplatin
Aug 2016
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Pemetrexed is recommended as an option for the maintenance treatment of people with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer other than predominantly squamous cell histology if disease has not progressed immediately following platinum-based chemotherapy in combination with gemcitabine, paclitaxel or docetaxel.