Medication Disclaimers from the FDA About the Mesothelioma Drug Alimta
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The following disclaimers, courtesy of the FDA, are provided to help patients who may be prescribed a drug to understand the possible side-effects. This disclaimer pertains to the mesothelioma medication Alimta.
To help your doctor decide if Alimta is right for you, tell your doctor if you:
Plan to become pregnant, or if you are pregnant, might be pregnant, or do not use effective birth control, because Alimta may harm your unborn baby.
Have kidney problems.
Are taking other medicines, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Tell your doctor or health care provider if you are taking NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure, because there are many NSAID medicines.Asbestos is a known carcinogen, and exposure to asbestos is known to cause serious diseases such as mesothelioma, asbestos-related lung cancer and asbestosis.
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