Temoside 250 Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Temoside Capsule

Temoside 250 Capsule is used in the treatment of brain tumor.

Temoside Capsule side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Convulsion
  • Coordination disorder
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Hair loss
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
  • Memory loss
  • Constipation
  • Hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body)
  • Viral infection

How to use Temoside 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. Temoside 250 Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Temoside Capsule works

Temoside 250 Capsule is an anti-cancer medication. It enters the brain tissues and works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells. This stops their growth and multiplication.

Temoside Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Temoside 250 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Temoside 250 Capsule is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
Temoside 250 Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Temoside 250 Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Temoside 250 Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Cautious use is advised in patients with severe kidney disease while they are taking Temoside 250 Capsule.
Liver
Temoside 250 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Temoside 250 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Temoside 250 Capsule in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Temoside Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Temoside 250 Capsule, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Temoside

About two and half months ago I passed through brain tumor surgery. During treatment I was on ventilator for 20 days. Doctors said that after one and half month I am able to eat or drink orally. I tried after 2 months to drink soup but still I am not able to swallow food and liquid. Whenever I tried, cough become starts. I also have cough problem since 2 months. I tried all the syrups and medications but cough not stops. I also have hoarseness in my voice and I couldn't open my mouth fully. I think that there is some problem in my throat. Major problem is difficulty in swallowing. Please help me to sort out this problem and tell me what should I do.
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
first of all that you consult any physicians but it may be start of coughing deu to your lungs not exasperated your mucus,so its cause coughing. The treatment is chest physio contact your nearest physio centre.
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FAQs

Q. What is Temoside used for/ what does Temoside treat/ Is Temoside chemotherapy/ is Temoside cytotoxic/ is Temoside a radiosensitizer?

Temoside 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 Temoside effective/ does Temoside work?

Temoside is effective and works for patients if taken at recommended dosage and duration as recommended by the doctor

Q. How is Temoside given/administered/ metabolized/ how long does Temoside stay in the body?

Temoside 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 Temoside cross the blood-brain barrier?

Temoside 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 Temoside cause hair loss?

Hair loss is a side effect of using Temoside. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use

Q. Is Temoside FDA approved?

Temoside is a FDA approved drug.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 5th Jan 2019.
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