TEMOLON 250MG CAPSULE

icon
Celon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for TEMOLON 250MG CAPSULE

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Pregnancy
icon
Lactation
20625
₹4125.0/capsule
5 capsules in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

Substitutes for TEMOLON CAPSULE

TABZE 250MG CAPSULE
Neon Laboratories Ltd
₹398.75/capsule
save 90%
₹1750.0/capsule
save 58%
TEMCAD 250MG CAPSULE
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹2000.0/capsule
save 52%
GLISTROMA 250MG CAPSULE
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
₹3600.0/capsule
save 13%
₹3652.32/capsule
save 11%

Medicine Overview of TEMOLON CAPSULE

uses

Uses of TEMOLON CAPSULE

Temolon 250mg capsule is used in the treatment of brain tumor.
uses

Side effects of TEMOLON CAPSULE

Common

Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Weakness, Loss of appetite, Fatigue, Hair loss, Viral infection, Convulsion, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Fever, Decreased white blood cell count, Reduced blood platelets, Coordination disorder, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Constipation, Rash, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Decreased white blood cell count (lymphocytes), Hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body), Memory loss.

uses

How to use TEMOLON CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Temolon 250mg capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How TEMOLON CAPSULE works

Temolon 250mg capsule works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on TEMOLON CAPSULE

Expert advice for TEMOLON CAPSULE

  • Swallow full tablets on an empty stomach, one hour before your meal.
  • Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Consult your doctor if you develop symptoms of opportunistic infections (such as Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia) and reactivation of infections (such as hepatitis B virus) Using temozolomide may increase your risk of developing certain types of bone marrow cancer. Be aware about your specific risk.
  • You may be given medication to prevent nausea or other side effects while you are receiving temozolomide.
  • Your blood will be tested frequently during treatment to monitor the side effects of temozolomide on your blood cells as you may have a small risk of other changes in blood cells, including leukemia.
  • Avoid activities that may increase your risk of bleeding or injury. Use extra care to prevent bleeding while shaving or brushing your teeth.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking temozolomide.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery while using temozolomide as it may make you tired or sleepy.
  • Both male and female patients should take effective contraceptive precautions during and after 6 months of treatment. Male patients should seek advice on conservation of sperm prior to treatment as temozolomide treatment may cause infertility.
Warnings
Special precautions for TEMOLON 250MG CAPSULE
icon
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
icon
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Temolon 250mg capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
CAUTION
Temolon 250mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
icon
Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
icon
Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
...
+more
icon
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Temozolomide, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for TEMOLON 250MG CAPSULE

Frequently asked questions for Temozolomide

Q. What is temozolomide used for/ what does temozolomide treat/ Is temozolomide chemotherapy/ is temozolomide cytotoxic/ is temozolomide a radiosensitizer?
Temozolomide is an anti-cancer (antineoplastic or cytotoxic) chemotherapy drug. It is used to treat specific types of brain tumor. It is a radiosensitizer
Q. Is temozolomide effective/ does temozolomide work?
Temozolomide is effective and works for patients if taken at recommended dosage and duration as recommended by the doctor
Q. How is temozolomide given/administered/ metabolized/ how long does temozolomide stay in the body?
Temozolomide is given as a capsule and is taken by mouth. It should be administered in the fasting state, at least one hour before meal. It is rapidly metabolized at physiologic pH to the active monomethyl triazenoimidazole carboxamide (MTIC). The half-life (t1/2) in plasma is approximately 1.8 hours
Q. How does temozolomide cross the blood-brain barrier?
Temozolomide because of its small size and lipophilic properties is able to cross the blood-brain barrier rapidly and is present in the cerebrospinal fluid
Q. Does temozolomide cause hair loss?
Hair loss is a side effect of using temozolomide. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Is temozolomide FDA approved?
Temozolomide is a FDA approved drug.
+more