Gliotem 20Mg Capsule
Gliotem 20Mg Capsule is an anti-cancer oral drug. It is used in chemotherapy. It is categorized as an alkylating agent. Gliotem 20Mg Capsule is used in the treatment of anaplastic and glioblastoma multiforme.
On using Gliotem 20Mg Capsule you may experience side effects such as nausea, constipation, headache, weakness, paleness, reduced appetite, hair loss, low cognitive and memory skills and vomiting. Seek the help of your health care provider if your reactions persist and keep worsening over time.
As a precautionary measure, inform your doctor if: you are taking any prescription or non-prescription medications, you are allergic to this drug or any other medicines, or foods or substances, you are planning to take any vaccines, you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant, or are nursing a baby.
The dosage for Gliotem 20Mg Capsule will be determined by your doctor taking into consideration your requirements. It comes in a capsule form of 5 mg, 20 mg, 100 mg and 250 mg. Usually, the daily dosage for adults ranges somewhere between 150-200 mg. Take the medicine on an empty stomach either two hours or one hour prior to your meals or at bedtime.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.
Loss of appetite
Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
Decreased white blood cell count
Reduced blood platelets
Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
Decreased white blood cell count (lymphocytes)
Hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body)
Is It safe with alcohol?
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
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.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Does this affect kidney function?
Does this affect liver function?
Are there any missed dose instructions?
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