Temonat is an anti-cancer medication used to treat certain types of brain tumors, including glioblastoma multiforme and anaplastic astrocytoma. It contains the active ingredient Temozolomide, which works by interfering with the DNA inside cancer cells and preventing them from growing and dividing.
Temonat is used in the treatment of certain types of brain tumors, including glioblastoma multiforme and anaplastic astrocytoma. It is usually used in combination with radiation therapy.
HOW TO USE:
Temonat should be taken orally, with or without food, as directed by your doctor. The dosage and frequency of administration will depend on the type of cancer being treated, the patient’s age, weight, and overall health. It is important to follow the dosage instructions provided by your doctor.
Temonat should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and moisture. It should be kept out of the reach of children and pets.
Mechanism of action:
Temonat works by interfering with the DNA inside cancer cells, preventing them from growing and dividing. It is a type of chemotherapy drug known as an alkylating agent.
Temonat may cause serious side effects, including bone marrow suppression, liver damage, and an increased risk of infection. Patients may need to have regular blood tests to monitor blood cell counts and liver function. Patients should also inform their healthcare provider of any signs of infection, including fever, chills or sore throat.
Temonat should not be used in patients who are allergic to Temozolomide or have a history of severe allergic reactions to chemotherapy drugs. It should also not be used in patients with severe liver problems or low blood cell counts.
Temonat may interact with other medications, including drugs that affect liver function, certain antibiotics, and antifungal medications. It is important to inform your doctor of all the medications you are taking before using Temonat.
An overdose of Temonat can cause serious side effects, including bone marrow suppression and an increased risk of infection. If an overdose is suspected, seek medical attention immediately.
Temonat may cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and fatigue. It may also cause more serious side effects such as bone marrow suppression, liver damage, and an increased risk of infection. If any of these side effects occur, discontinue use and consult a doctor.