Temotero

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✅ Fights brain tumors
✅ Slows tumor growth
✅ Increases survival rates
✅ Oral chemotherapy option
✅ Well-tolerated treatment

Temotero contains Temozolomide.

Product Overview

Temotero is a medication containing the active ingredient Temozolomide. It is a potent chemotherapy drug used primarily in the treatment of certain types of brain tumors, including glioblastoma multiforme, anaplastic astrocytoma, and metastatic melanoma to the brain. Temotero works by interfering with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. It is available in capsule form for easy administration.

Uses

Temotero is primarily used in the treatment of the following conditions:

  • Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), a type of aggressive brain tumor
  • Anaplastic astrocytoma, a type of brain tumor that grows quickly and can be difficult to treat
  • Metastatic melanoma to the brain, where melanoma cells have spread to the brain from other parts of the body

How to Use

Temotero capsules should be taken orally with a full glass of water, usually once daily or as directed by your doctor. It is important to follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and take the medication at the same time each day for the best results. Do not crush, chew, or open the capsules before swallowing. If you have difficulty swallowing the capsules, you may open them and sprinkle the contents over a soft food such as applesauce, but do not chew.

How it Works

Temozolomide, the active ingredient in Temotero, belongs to a class of drugs known as alkylating agents. It works by damaging the DNA of cancer cells, which prevents them from growing and multiplying. This ultimately leads to the death of cancer cells and slows down the growth of tumors. Temotero is particularly effective against brain tumors because it can penetrate the blood-brain barrier, allowing it to reach and target cancer cells in the brain.

Dosage and Administration

The dosage of Temotero varies depending on the type of cancer being treated, the patient’s weight and overall health, and other factors. It is typically taken once daily for a specified number of days in a treatment cycle, followed by a rest period. Your doctor will determine the appropriate dosage and treatment schedule for you based on your individual circumstances.

Benefits

  • Effective treatment for certain types of brain tumors and metastatic melanoma to the brain
  • Can penetrate the blood-brain barrier, allowing it to target cancer cells in the brain
  • Convenient capsule form for easy administration
  • Well-tolerated with manageable side effects
  • May help improve overall survival and quality of life in patients with glioblastoma multiforme and other aggressive brain tumors

Common Side Effects

Common side effects of Temotero may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fatigue, and hair loss. These side effects are usually temporary and can often be managed with supportive care and medications. However, if you experience severe or persistent side effects, contact your doctor for further guidance.

Common Concerns

Common concerns associated with Temotero treatment include the potential for bone marrow suppression, which can lead to low blood cell counts and an increased risk of infection and bleeding. Regular blood tests may be necessary to monitor your blood cell counts during treatment. Additionally, Temotero may cause birth defects if used during pregnancy, so it is important to use effective contraception during treatment and avoid becoming pregnant.

Warnings

Temozolomide, the active ingredient in Temotero, may cause severe and potentially life-threatening side effects, including bone marrow suppression, liver toxicity, and allergic reactions. It is important to discuss the risks and benefits of Temotero treatment with your doctor before starting therapy. Your doctor may recommend regular blood tests and monitoring to detect and manage any potential side effects.

Storage Information

Store Temotero capsules at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. Keep the medication out of reach of children and pets. Do not store Temotero in the bathroom or near the kitchen sink, where it may be exposed to moisture. Discard any unused or expired capsules properly, following local regulations.

Disclaimer:

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Additional Information

Strength

20 mg, 100 mg

Quantity

5 Capsule/s, 10 Capsule/s, 15 Capsule/s, 30 Capsule/s, 60 Capsule/s