Pharma Raw Materials Gemcitabine CAS 95058-81-4 Breast Cancer
Ovarian Cure Drugs
GEMCITABINE, FREE BASE; 2'-DESOXY-2',2'-DIFLUORCYTIDINE;
tetrahydrofuran-2-yl]- 1H-pyrimidin- 2-one;
GEMCITABINE HCL; 2'-DEOXY-2',2'-DIFLUOROCYTIDINE;
Gemcitabine, sold under the brand name Gemzar among others, is a
chemotherapy medication used to treat a number of types ofcancer.
This includes breast cancer, ovarian cancer, non-small cell lung
cancer, pancreatic cancer, and bladder cancer. It is given by slow
injection into a vein
|Ovarian Cancer||Gemcitabine in combination with carboplatin is indicated for the
treatment of patients with advanced ovarian cancer that has
relapsed at least 6 months after completion of platinum-based
|Breast Cancer||Gemcitabine in combination with paclitaxel is indicated for the
first-line treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer
after failure of prior anthracycline-containing adjuvant
chemotherapy, unless anthracyclines were clinically
|Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer||Gemcitabine is indicated in combination with cisplatin for the
first-line treatment of patients with inoperable, locally advanced
(Stage IIIA or IIIB), or metastatic (Stage IV) non-small cell lung
Gemcitabine is indicated as first-line treatment for patients with
locally advanced (nonresectable Stage II or Stage III) or
metastatic (Stage IV) adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. Gemcitabine
is indicated for patients previously treated with 5-FU.
Recommended Dose and Schedule
The recommended dose of Gemcitabine is 1,000 mg/m2 as an
intravenous infusion over 30 minutes on Days 1 and 8 of each 21-day
cycle, in combination with carboplatin AUC 4 intravenously after
Gemcitabine administration on Day 1 of each 21-day cycle. Refer to
carboplatin prescribing information for additional information.
How Gemcitabine Is Given
Gemcitabine is given by infusion through a vein (intravenously, by
There is no pill form of Gemcitabine.
The amount of Gemcitabine you will receive depends on many factors,
including your height and weight, your general health or other
health problems, and the type of cancer you have. Your doctor will
determine your exact dosage and schedule.