food interaction for TEMOSIDE
alcohol interaction for TEMOSIDE
pregnancy interaction for TEMOSIDE
lactation interaction for TEMOSIDE
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.
SALT INFORMATION FOR TEMOSIDE
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES FOR TEMOSIDE
- TEMCURE 250MG CAPSULE(5 capsules in strip)Emcure Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 4441.10/capsuleRs. 22205.50pay 154% more per capsule
- TEMODAL 250MG CAPSULE(5 capsules in strip)Fulford India LtdRs. 16000/capsuleRs. 80000pay 814% more per capsule
- TEMONAT 250MG CAPSULE(5 capsules in strip)Natco Pharma LtdRs. 4820.24/capsuleRs. 24101.20pay 175% more per capsule
- NUBLAST 250MG CAPSULE(5 capsules in strip)Zydus CadilaRs. 3652.32/capsuleRs. 18261.60pay 109% more per capsule
- TEMOZAM 250MG CAPSULE(5 capsules in strip)Fresenius Kabi India Pvt LtdRs. 4045.80/capsuleRs. 20229pay 131% more per capsule
Expert advice FOR TEMOSIDE
- 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.
Frequently asked questions FOR TEMOSIDE
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.