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Dosing InformationThe dose of Alimta your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a few factors, including:
- Your body surface area, which is calculated using your height and weight
- How you respond to this medication, especially if you develop any serious side effects.
Side Effects of AlimtaJust like any medicine, Alimta may cause side effects. As with most chemotherapy medications, side effects of this medication can be significant. In many cases, your healthcare provider may recommend strategies or medications to help prevent or treat these side effects.
- Loss of appetite.