WHAT IS TEMOSIDE 250MG?
TEMOSIDE 250MG contains temozolomide which belongs to an anti-tumour agent
WHAT TEMOSIDE 250MG IS USED FOR?
TEMOSIDE 250MG is used for the treatment of specific forms of brain tumours such as,
Newly-diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme
TEMOSIDE 250MG is used in these tumours if they return or get worse after standard treatment.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:
Are allergic to temozolomide or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Have had an allergic reaction to dacarbazine (an anticancer medicine sometimes called DTIC)
Have severely reduced blood cells (myelosuppression), such as your white blood, red blood and platelet count
Have serious form of chest infection called Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PCP)
Have ever had or might now have a hepatitis B infection
May have a small risk of other changes in blood cells, including leukaemia
More prone to infections, bruising or bleeding
Have liver or kidney problems
Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines including medicine obtained without prescription, vitamin supplements and herbal products
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
Your doctor will work out your dose of TEMOSIDE 250MG. This is based on your size (height and weight) and if you have a recurrent tumour and have had chemotherapy treatment in the past
Take your prescribed dose of TEMOSIDE 250MG once a day, preferably at the same time each day
Take this medicine on an empty stomach; for example, at least one hour before you plan to eat breakfast. Swallow it whole with a glass of water
Do not open, crush or chew the medicine
If you take more TEMOSIDE 250MG
If you accidentally take more TEMOSIDE 250MG than you were told to, contact your doctor immediately
If you forget to take TEMOSIDE 250MG
Take the missed dose as soon as possible during the same day
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose, unless your doctor tells you to do so
If you stop taking TEMOSIDE 250MG
Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor has told you to do so
SIDE EFFECTS OF TEMOSIDE 250MG:
A severe allergic (hypersensitive) reaction (hives, wheezing or other breathing difficulty)
Severe headache that does not go away
A reduction in certain kinds of blood cells. This may cause you to have increased bruising or bleeding, anaemia (a shortage of red blood cells), fever, and reduced resistance to infections
Infections, wound infection
Increased sugar in the blood, loss of weight
Change in mental status or alertness, anxiety/depression, sleepiness, difficulty speaking, impaired balance, dizziness, confusion, forgetfulness, difficulty concentrating
Inability to fall asleep or stay asleep, tingling sensation, bruising, shaking, abnormal or blurry vision, double vision
Shortness of breath, cough
Blood clot in the legs, fluid retention, swollen legs
Difficulty swallowing, dry mouth
Skin irritation or redness, dry skin, itching
Muscle weakness, painful joints, muscle aches and pains
Frequent urination, difficulty with holding your urine
Allergic reaction, fever,
Radiation injury, face swelling, pain
Reduced number of blood cells (neutropenia or lymphopenia, thrombocytopenia)
Flu-like symptoms, red spots under the skin
Low potassium level in the blood, weight gain
Mood swings, hallucination and memory impairment, partial paralysis, impaired coordination, impaired sensations, partial loss of vision
Dry or painful eyes, deafness, infection of the middle ear, ringing in the ears, earache, palpitations (when you can feel your heart beat)
Blood clot in the lung, high blood pressure, pneumonia, inflammation of your sinuses, bronchitis, a cold or the flu
Swollen stomach, difficulty controlling your bowel movements, haemorrhoids
Peeling skin, increased skin sensitivity to sunlight, change in skin colour, increased sweating
Muscle damage, back pain
Vaginal bleeding, sexual impotence, absent or heavy menstrual periods, vaginal irritation, breast pain
Hot flushes, shivering, discoloration of your tongue, change in your sense of smell, thirst, tooth disorder
Cough, infections including pneumonia
Skin redness, urticaria (hives), skin eruption, allergic reactions
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Temoside 250 Capsule should be taken empty stomach and at same time each day to make sure it has the best effect.
Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time.
You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised.
Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects.
It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. click here : Temoside 250
most common side effects
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, constipation, headache and fatigue.
This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells in your blood thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections.
Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using.
This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. It may harm your baby.
You and your partner should avoid becoming pregnant or fathering a child for several months after your treatment with it has stopped.
USES OF TEMOSIDE CAPSULE
- Brain tumor
BENEFITS OF TEMOSIDE CAPSULE
In Brain tumor
Temoside 250 Capsule kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells.It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
SIDE EFFECTS OF TEMOSIDE CAPSULE
Common side effects of Temoside
- Coordination disorder
- Hair loss
- Hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body)
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Loss of appetite
- Memory loss
- Viral infection
HOW TO USE TEMOSIDE CAPSULE
HOW TEMOSIDE CAPSULE WORKS
Cautious use is advised in patients with severe kidney disease while they are taking Temoside 250 Capsule.
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.