Active ingredients: temozolomide
What it is used for
Astromide capsules are indicated for the treatment of, - patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme concomitantly with radiotherapy and then as adjuvant treatment. - Recurrence of anaplastic astrocytoma and glioblastoma multiforme following standard therapy. Astromide capsules are also indicated as first line treatment for patients with advanced metastatic malignant melanoma.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
size no. 0 capsule with a orange opaque cap and white opaque body.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems