Are 5–7 Days of Folic Acid Supplementation Necessary prior to Pemetrexed? Observations from a Case Series

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OBJECTIVE Current regulatory guidelines advise 5-7 days of folic acid supplementation prior to pemetrexed. Although taking folic acid during and after pemetrexed therapy is important, it remains unclear whether premedication is truly necessary, particularly as it can be inconvenient for patients, can contribute to their anxiety by delaying chemotherapy, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000353573

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@inproceedings{Griffin2013Are5D, title={Are 5–7 Days of Folic Acid Supplementation Necessary prior to Pemetrexed? Observations from a Case Series}, author={Benjamin R. Griffin and Elisabeth K. Stephens and Aminah Jatoi}, booktitle={Case reports in oncology}, year={2013} }