Gemtor is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer, breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, urinary bladder cancer, and ovarian cancer. Gemtor is ... View More
Uses of Gemtor
Side effects of Gemtor
How to use Gemtor
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Gemtor works
Gemtor interferes with the growth of DNA and RNA of the cancer cells by substituting their building blocks. It prevents the cancer cells from growing an... View More
Lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, bladder cancer, breast cancer, ovarian carcinoma
IV Preparation Reconstitute 200 mg vial with 5 mL 0.9% NaCl OR 1000 mg vial with 25 mL 0.9% NaCl IV Administration For IV infusion only Concentrat... View More
Pancreatic Cancer Indicated as first-line treatment for locally advanced (nonresectable Stage II or Stage III) or metastatic (Stage IV) adenocarcinoma ... View More
Concurrent radical radiotherapy; pregnancy, lactation; hypersensitivity.
Mode of Action
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Children, hepatic and renal impairment. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Discontinue on 1st sign of microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia... View More
>10% N/V (69%),Anemia (65%),Elev LFTs (68%),Neutropenia (63%),Leukopenia (62%),Pain (48%),Proteinuria (45%),Fever (41%),Hematuria (35%),Rash (30%),Thro... View More
May increase the anticoagulant effect of warfarin when used together.