Information about Temozolomide

Temozolomide Uses

Temozolomide is used in the treatment of brain tumor.

How Temozolomide works

Temozolomide 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.

Common side effects of Temozolomide

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

GliozDr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
2204 to ₹75343 variant(s)
TemodalMSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
228281 variant(s)
NublastZydus Cadila
2445 to ₹180002 variant(s)
TemosideCipla Ltd
686 to ₹71565 variant(s)
GliotemSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
483 to ₹42994 variant(s)
TemolonCelon Laboratories Ltd
1809 to ₹206252 variant(s)
TemonatNatco Pharma Ltd
237951 variant(s)
TemoteroHetero Drugs Ltd
2191 to ₹216243 variant(s)
TemcadCadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
2204 to ₹100003 variant(s)
GliogenSamarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
6250 to ₹68753 variant(s)

Expert advice for Temozolomide

  • Temozolomide should be taken on an empty stomach.
  • Do not skip any dose and complete the course as suggested by your doctor.
  • Use an effective method of birth control to avoid pregnancy while taking this medication.
  • It increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor your blood cell count and liver function.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience severe skin rash, fever, chills, headache and shortness of breath during the treatment.


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