Active ingredients: temozolomide
What it is used for
Treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme concomitantly with radiotherapy and then as adjuvant treatment.,Treatment of recurrence of anaplastic astrocytoma and glioblastoma multiforme following standard therapy.,Temozolomide is also indicated as a first-line treatment for patients with advanced metastatic malignant melanoma.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Store in Original Container
- Lifetime is 24 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Yellow/White hard capsule, size 5, printed in black ink with 'TMZ' on the cap and '20' on the body.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient temozolomide
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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