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Temcad 100mg Capsule 5'S

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
5 Capsule(s) in Strip
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Temcad 100 MG Description

Temcad Capsule is an anti-cancer medicine. It is used to treat and manage brain and spine cancer along with other therapies. Temcad contains temozolomide as the active ingredient. It acts by killing c...
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ContainsTemozolomide(100.0 Mg)
UsesBrain cancer
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, hair loss, headache
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Temcad 100 MG

Temcad is used for the treatment and maintenance of brain and spine cancer along with other therapies.

Contraindications of Temcad 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to temozolomide, dacarbazine or any other ingredient of Temcad Capsule.
  • If you have bone marrow failure or decreased activity of bone marrow.

Side effects of Temcad 100 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Infections
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
  • Hair loss

Precautions and Warnings of Temcad 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Temcad Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Temcad 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Temcad Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Temcad Capsule should not be used while breastfeeding, due to limited information. Breastfeeding should be discontinued while on this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Temcad Capsule?
A:
If you experience fatigue or sleepiness after taking Temcad, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Temcad Capsule?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on Temcad. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any infections while on Temcad.
  • 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.
  • Temcad should not be used in children below 3 years of age.

Mode of Action of Temcad 100 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, resu...
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Directions for Use of Temcad 100 MG

  • Temcad 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 Temcad 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Temcad 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 Temcad 100 MG

  • Store Temcad Capsule at a temperature below 25°C in a cool, dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Temcad 100 MG

Overdose

If you have taken too much of Temcad, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Temcad 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.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Temcad Capsule if I feel better?

A: Do not stop taking Temcad 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 Temcad, 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 Temcad Capsule.
Product Details
Brand
TEMCAD
Expires on or After
12/11/2022
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 04:39 PM (IST)

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