Return to site

What are Temozolomide Capsules Uses and Side Effects?

Temozolomide is a drug belongs to category of an anticancer group. This medication is indicated for the treatment of different kind of brain tumors like glioblastoma multiforme, anaplastic astrocytoma etc.

· Anticancer Drug

Temozolomide Capsules is a drug belongs to category of an anticancer group. This medication is indicated for the treatment of different kind of brain tumors like glioblastoma multiforme, anaplastic astrocytoma etc.

Mechanism of action of Temozolomide Capsules

Temozolomide is a type of an alkylating group of anticancer drugs. They interfares with DNA formation by cancerous cell, and as a result cancerous cells are further unable to multiplying themselves rapidly due to blocking of DNA formation process.

Side effects with Temozolomide Capsules

If you are taking temozolomide medication, but in some cases there are some side effects too like:

Nausea, vomiting, headache, hair loss, constipation, fatigue, low blood counts, skin allergic reactions like rashes, swelling, itching, redness etc, diarrhea, tiredness, weakness, lungs problem like difficulty in breathing, chills, fever, soreness of mouth, dizziness, excessive sleepiness , black stool,etc.

Precautions with Temozolomide Capsules

  • If you are going to start the medication with temozolomide, make sure that you are not allergic to the active and other inactive ingredients of the formulation.
  • Avoid any kind of vaccination during the phase of treatment with this medication.
  • Take an extra precaution if you are pregnant or on breast feeding. Avoid this medication during pregnancy phase as it may cause some harmful effects to the developing baby.
  • Also avoid this medication during breast feeding stage as temozolomide secretes in mother milk and may harm to the health of new born baby.
  • We can get this medication from the nearest medical stores with an appropriate prescription issued by a registered oncologist.

Temozolomide is mostly available in the form of capsules, there are number of pharmaceutical anticancer medicines manufacturer in India, like Affy group, who involved in manufacturing of anticancer capsules in India, like temozolomide capsule. They also manufactures anticancer tablets and injections.

All Posts
×

Almost done…

We just sent you an email. Please click the link in the email to confirm your subscription!

OKSubscriptions powered by Strikingly