Alimta ® (pemetrexed for injection)

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Does Alimta® (pemetrexed) contain Latex?

The components used to make Alimta and the Alimta vials do not contain natural rubber latex or dry natural rubber.

Label information

Alimta is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.1

The excipients of Alimta are mannitol, hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide.

For full prescribing information please refer to the summary of product characteristics.


1. Alimta [summary of product characteristics]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands

Date of Last Review: 20 May 2021

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