Temodal

Manufactured by: Fulford India Ltd

Contains / Salt: Temozolomide (20 mg)

Prescription Required

141 people have bought this recently

Temodal

Manufactured by: Fulford India Ltd

Contains / Salt: Temozolomide (20 mg)

Prescription Required

141 people have bought this recently

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5 Capsule in 1 Strip

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Temodal Information

Temodal is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Capsule. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Brain Tumour, Anaplastic Astrocytoma. The alternative uses of Temodal have also been explained below.

The correct dosage of Temodal depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Temodal can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Temodal normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Temodal has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Temodal related warnings talks about Temodal's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Temodal contraindications section.

Drug reaction of Temodal with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Temodal is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

  1. Temodal Benefits & Uses
  2. Temodal Dosage & How to Take
  3. Temodal Side Effects
  4. Temodal Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Temodal with Other Drugs
  6. Temodal Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Temodal
  8. Temodal Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Temodal Benefits & Uses

Temodal is used to treat the following -

  1. Brain Tumour Primary
  2. Glioblastoma Multiforme
  3. Anaplastic Astrocytoma Primary

Temodal Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Temodal

Temozolomide

Temodal Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Temodal is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Severe
  3. Loss of appetite
  4. Fatigue Mild
  5. Viral Infection
  6. Convulsion
  7. Insomnia Severe
  8. Fever Rare
  9. Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  10. Reduced blood platelets
  11. Diarrhoea
  12. Dizziness Mild
  13. Constipation Severe
  14. Rash
  15. Memory problems
  16. Hair Loss Severe

Temodal Related Warnings

Is the use of Temodal safe for pregnant women?

Temodal should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Temodal safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Temodal. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

Severe

What is the effect of Temodal on the Kidneys?

Temodal rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Temodal on the Liver?

Temodal is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Temodal on the Heart?

Side effects of Temodal rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Temodal with Other Drugs

Temodal should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Temodal Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Temodal unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Allergy
  4. Anemia
  5. Neutropenia
  6. Infertility

Frequently asked Questions about Temodal

Is this Temodal habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Temodal.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Temodal. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Temodal should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Temodal cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Temodal Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Temodal

Taking Temodal with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Temodal

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Temodal with alcohol.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Temodar® (temozolomide)
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