Imozide 250mg Capsules
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Imozide 250 MG Description
Imozide Capsule is an anti-cancer medicine. It is used to treat and manage brain and spine cancer along with other therapies. Imozide contains temozolomide as the active ingredient. It acts by killin
g cancer-causing cells, thereby preventing the spread of cancer. Take Imozide Capsule as advised by your doctor at prescribed dose and duration.
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Uses of Imozide 250 MG
Imozide is used for the treatment and maintenance of brain and spine cancer along with other therapies.
Contraindications of Imozide 250 MG
- If you are allergic to temozolomide, dacarbazine or any other ingredient of Imozide Capsule.
- If you have bone marrow failure or decreased activity of bone marrow.
Side effects of Imozide 250 MG
- Loss of appetite
- Hair loss
Precautions and Warnings of Imozide 250 MG
Can I take Imozide Capsule during pregnancy?
Imozide Capsule should not be used during pregnancy, as there is limited information about its effect on unborn baby. Your doctor will decide the necessity of the treatment with this medicine during pregnancy after assesing the risk and need.
Can I take Imozide Capsule while breastfeeding?
Imozide Capsule should not be used while breastfeeding, due to limited information. Breastfeeding should be discontinued while on this medicine.
Can I drive if I have consumed Imozide Capsule?
If you experience fatigue or sleepiness after taking Imozide, it is advised to avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Imozide Capsule?
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on Imozide. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You develop any infections while on Imozide.
- You have viral infections such as herpes of the brain or hepatitis.
- You develop pneumonia.
- You have liver disease.
- You have any other cancers.
- You experience nausea and vomiting.
- You are an elderly.
- Males should not plan to become a father for at least 3 months after the last dose, while females should refrain from planning pregnancy at least for 6 months.
- Imozide should not be used in children below 3 years of age.
Mode of Action of Imozide 250 MG
How Does It Work?
The growth and multiplication of cells take place through DNA, a genetic material. Temozolomide works by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of cancer cells by stopping them from making DNA, resulting in cell death....
Directions for Use of Imozide 250 MG
- Imozide Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
- Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Imozide 250 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Imozide Capsule works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
- Especially if you are taking medicine to treat seizures.
Storage and disposal of Imozide 250 MG
- Store Imozide Capsule at a temperature below 25°C in a cool, dry place.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Imozide 250 MG
If you have taken too much of Imozide, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.
Missed a Dose
If you have missed taking any dose of Imozide Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.
Dr. Mansi Savla
B. Pharm, PharmD
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I stop taking Imozide Capsule if I feel better?
A: Do not stop taking Imozide Capsule until and unless your doctor advises you. If you stop taking this medicine, it can lead to an incomplete killing of cancer cells and thus increase the risk of the reoccurrence of cancer. The doctor will gradually decrease the dose as per the need.
Q: My husband is on Imozide, can we plan pregnancy after completing the course of this medicine?
A: No, you should not plan pregnancy for at least 3 months after the completion of the last dose with Imozide Capsule.
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