Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Temodar

Descriptions


Temozolomide injection is an antineoplastic agent. It is used to treat specific types of cancer of the brain in patients whose tumors have returned or whose tumors have just been diagnosed.

Temozolomide injection interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are then destroyed by the body. Since the growth of normal body cells may also be affected by temozolomide injection, other side effects may occur. Some of these may be serious and must be reported to your doctor. Some side effects may not occur for months or years after the medicine is used.

Before you begin treatment with temozolomide injection, you and your doctor should talk about the good this medicine will do as well as the risks of using it.

Temozolomide injection is to be administered only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution