Temonat contains temozolomide and belongs to a class
of drugs known as imidazotetrazine derivatives.
Temonat is used for the treatment of certain types
of brain cancers (e. G. , refractory anaplastic astrocytoma).
Mechanism of action
Temonat slows or stops the growth and spread of
cancer cells in your body. Supplied as Temonat is available as 20mg, 100mg &
The recommended dose of temonat is usually once
daily for 5 days. The treatment may be repeated every 28 days.
Symptoms of overdose associated with temonat may
include chills, persistent sore throat or persistent fever; or severe
bleeding or bruising.
Precautions & Warnings
Temonat should not be taken without consulting your
doctor if you have kidney disease, liver disease, blood disorders such as
low white blood cell counts or low blood platelet levels, allergies
(especially to dacarbazine). Temonat may lower the body's ability to fight
an infection. Do not take temonat if you are allergic to it or to any
ingredient in temonat and to dacarbazine.
Do not take temonat without consulting your doctor if you are pregnant
The following drugs may interact with temonat: the
risk of severe infection may be increased by corticosteroids (e. G. ,
- the risk of temonat 's side effects may be increased by valproic acid
Note: Temonat - Temozolomide is a prescription
drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice.
Do not share the medicine with others, since they may be suffering from a
problem that is not effectively treated by this drug.