What is Temozolomide for:
This medication is an anticancer agent, used for brain cancers i.e. anaplastic astrocytoma and glioblastoma multiforme. Temoside 250mg use for treating melanoma. It slows or stops the growth of cancer cells in the body.
How does Temozolomide work:
Temozolomide work is harms to cancer cells causing their death.
Common side effects of Temozolomide :
Chance of getting an infection. Wash hands often. Stay away from people with infections, colds, or flu. Headache. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. You may need drugs to lower temoside 250mg side effect. Talk with your doctor. Hard stools (constipation). Drinking more liquids, working out, or adding fiber to your diet may help. Talk with your doctor about a stool softener or laxative. Loose stools (diarrhea). Swelling in the arms or legs. Hair loss. Hair most often grows back when this drug is stopped. Feeling tired or weak. Not hungry. Low white blood cell count or low platelet count. Irritation where the shot is given.
What do I do if I miss a dose
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
precautions of Temozolomide :
If you have an allergy to temozolomide tablet, dacarbazine, or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.
When do I need to seek medical help
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Any bruising or bleeding. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Can I take Temozolomide with other medicines:
It may increase your risk of developing a second cancer.Contact your doctor immediately.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store Temozolomide :
Store at 15-30°C. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture.
Category D : There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of temoside 250mg drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
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