Table 4.

Selected National Cancer Institute Common Toxicity Criteria grade 3 and 4 toxicities in patients receiving pemetrexed chemotherapy (N = 61)

ToxicityGrade 3 (%)Grade 4 (%)
Neutropenia05 (8.2)
Thrombocytopenia1 (1.6)0
Aspartate aminotransferase13 (21.3)0
Alanine aminotransferase19 (31.1)1 (1.6)
Diarrhea01 (1.6)
Vomiting2 (3.3)0
Nausea1 (1.6)0
Fatigue1 (1.6)0
Headache1 (1.6)0