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Temcad 20Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Temozolomide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Temcad 20Mg Tablet is an anti-cancer oral drug. It is used in chemotherapy. It is categorized as an alkylating agent. Temcad 20Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anaplastic and glioblastoma multiforme.

On using Temcad 20Mg Tablet 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 Temcad 20Mg Tablet 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 content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Temcad 100mg capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    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?

    Temcad 100mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Temcad 20Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The active constituent of this medication is activated once it has been converted into physiologic pH to MTIC. MTIC afterwards alkylates DNA at the N7 position of guanine, 06 positions of guanosine and 03 positions of adenosine.

Temcad 20Mg Tablet is activated once it has been converted into physiologic pH to MTIC. MTIC afterwards alkylates DNA at N7 position of guanine, 06 position of guanosine and 03 position of adenosine.

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