Pemetrexed

Red

Brand Name(s):Alimta

Indication:Malignant mesothelioma

Rationale:1,2,3,8

Considered:Oct-06

Review Date:Sep-21

Comments:
Pemetrexed is recommended as a treatment option for malignant pleural mesothelioma only in people who have a World Health Organisation (WHO) performance status of 0 or 1, who are considered to have advanced disease and for whom surgical resection is considered inappropriate
NICE TA 135 January 2008