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TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S

Manufacturer/Marketer

NATCO PHARMA LIMITED

Consume Type

ORAL

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About TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S

TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S belongs to a class of medicines called 'anti-cancer/ antitumor agent', used to treat specific forms of brain tumours such as glioblastoma multiforme (a type of tumour that grows and spreads rapidly) in adults and malignant glioma, including glioblastoma multiforme or anaplastic astrocytoma (a rare malignant brain tumour) in patients older than 3years. A brain tumour is an uncontrolled and unregulated proliferation of cells in the brain. 

TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S contains Temozolomide which works by inhibiting the production of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid-genetic material of the cell), thereby affecting cell growth and division. Thus, TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S prevents tumours from growing.

Take TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S as prescribed. In some cases, TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S may cause loss of appetite, anxiety, confusion, headache, vomiting, nausea, diarrhoea, constipation, muscle weakness, muscle aches, and fever. Most of these side effects of TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Let your doctor know if you are allergic to any of the contents. TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S is not recommended for patients with severe bone marrow depression or significant bleeding. Avoid taking TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Both women and men using TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S should use birth control to avoid pregnancy and fathering a child. It would be best not to drive and/or operate machines that require alertness as TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S may cause tiredness or sleepiness.

Uses of TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S

Brain tumour

Medicinal Benefits

TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S belongs to a class of medicines called anti-cancer/antitumor agents used to treat specific forms of brain tumours such as glioblastoma multiforme (a type of tumour that grows and spreads rapidly) in adults and malignant glioma, including glioblastoma multiforme or anaplastic astrocytoma (a rare malignant brain tumour) in patients older than 3years. It contains Temozolomide which works by binding to the DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid-genetic material of the cell) and interfering with cell growth and division. Thus, TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S prevents tumours from growing.

Directions for Use

Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S

  • Loss of appetite
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Rash
  • Hair loss
  • Tiredness
  • Infections
  • Fever
  • Increased blood sugar
  • Dry skin
  • Swelling
  • Weight loss/gain
  • Frequent urination

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S should be taken under strict medical supervision. The doctor will regularly monitor your condition while taking TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S. To treat your condition effectually, continue taking TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Do not stop TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S midway under any circumstances without consulting the healthcare professional. Inform your doctor if you have an allergy to any components of TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S. Inform your doctor before taking TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S if you have allergic reactions, infections, lung, renal or hepatic disorders or low blood count (including neutropenia, lymphopenia, thrombocytopenia). TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S is not recommended for patients with severe bone marrow depression or significant bleeding. Avoid taking TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Both women and men using TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S should use birth control to avoid pregnancy or fathering a child. Do not receive any vaccinations or immunizations without your doctor's approval while taking TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S interacts with medicines used to treat infections (e.g. adalimumab), medicines used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (e.g. baricitinib, certolizumab, golimumab, infliximab, leflunomide, upadacitinib), medicines used to treat certain cancers (e.g. cladribine), medicines used to treat mental/mood disorders (e.g. clozapine), medicines used to treat multiple sclerosis (e.g. fingolimod, siponimod, teriflunomide),  cholesterol-lowering medications (e.g. lomitapide), and vaccines (e.g. BCG vaccine, influenza virus vaccine, measles virus vaccine, rotavirus vaccine, rubella virus vaccine smallpox vaccine, typhoid vaccine, varicella virus vaccine, yellow fever vaccine, zoster vaccine).

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid the consumption of alcohol while taking TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor before taking the TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S you are suffering from urticaria or allergic reactions, bleeding disorders, myelosuppression (bone marrow depression), low blood counts, hepatic or renal dysfunction or disorders.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • ADALIMUMAB
  • BARICITINIB
  • CERTOLIZUMAB
  • GOLIMUMAB
  • INFLIXIMAB
  • LEFLUNOMIDE
  • UPADACITINIB
  • CLADRIBINE
  • CLOZAPINE
  • FINGOLIMOD
  • SIPONIMOD
  • TERIFLUNOMIDE
  • LOMITAPIDE
  • BCG VACCINE
  • INFLUENZA (LIVE ATTENUATED)
  • MEASLES (LIVE ATTENUATED)
  • ROTAVIRUS VACCINE
  • RUBELLA (LIVE ATTENUATED)
  • SMALLPOX VACCINE
  • TYPHOID VACCINE
  • VARICELLA (LIVE ATTENUATED)
  • YELLOW FEVER VACCINE
  • ZOSTER VACCINE LIVE
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      caution

      You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while taking TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S. It could lead to unpleasant side effects.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns about this. TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S should not be used during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor. Women of childbearing potential must use effective contraception during the treatment and for 6months after completion of the treatment.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      unsafe

      TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S should not be taken during breastfeeding as it passes into the breastmilk and may harm the baby.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S may make you feel tired or sleepy. Drive and/or operate machines only if you are alert.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      If you have had a history or evidence of any liver-related diseases, please consult the doctor before using TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      If you have had a history or evidence of any kidney-related diseases, please consult the doctor before using TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Safety and effectiveness of TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S in paediatric patients under the age of three have not been established.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • De-stress yourself by meditating, reading books, taking a warm bubble bath or listening to soothing music.
    • Performing yoga may also help in improving both physical and mental health.
    • Maintain a healthy weight by performing regular low-strain exercises and eating healthy food.
    • Eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly to maintain proper weight.
    • Include leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, fatty fish, berries, yoghurt, apples, peaches, cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, beans, and herbs in your diet.
    • Get optimal sleep; rest well.
    • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.
    • Avoid fast food, fried food, processed meats, refined carbs and added sugars.

    Special Advise

    • TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S should be taken under strict medical supervision. The doctor will regularly monitor your condition while taking TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S.
    • Your doctor may advise you to get routine blood tests done to monitor your liver function, electrolyte levels, and blood cell count.
    • Both male and female patients who are taking TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S must use effective contraceptive precautions. Women of childbearing potential must use effective contraception during the treatment and for 6months after completion of the treatment. Male patients should avoid fathering a child while on treatment with TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S and should use effective contraception during the treatment and for 3months after the treatment.

    Other Information (TEM0014)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Brain tumour: A brain tumour is an uncontrolled, unregulated proliferation of cells in the brain. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy surrounding healthy tissue, including organs. The symptoms of a brain tumour differ depending on the tumour's location in the brain. Common symptoms include headaches, fits (seizures), feeling unwell or being sick all the time, behavioural changes, paralysis, sickness, eyesight or speech impairments.

    FAQs

    TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S works by binding to the DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid-genetic material of the cell) and interfering with cell growth and division. Thus, TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S prevents tumours from growing.

    TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S may cause permanent infertility. Male patients should use effective contraception and refrain from fathering a child for up to three months after treatment is completed. Prior to treatment, it is recommended to seek sperm conservation advice from your doctor.

    Yes, TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S can cause neutropenia (low white blood cells count), lymphopenia (low lymphocytes count), thrombocytopenia (low platelet count). As a part of therapy, your doctor may monitor your blood profile.

    TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S may lead to hyperglycemia (Increased blood sugar). Consult your doctor if you are diabetic. Regularly monitor your blood sugar levels while taking TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S.

    The live vaccine may interact with TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S. Do not have vaccinations or immunisations without talking to your doctor first.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    TEMOTRUST 20MG TABLET 5'S

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    Natco House, Road No.2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad-500 034, India

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