Temonat 20mg medicine is a formulation of Natco. Pharma Ltd. It has a key component of Temozolomide 20mg in it. It comes in a tablet form and is an anticancer agent that comes under cytotoxic chemotherapy medicinal class. The medicine has a specialization to treat different types of a brain tumour or brain cancer i.e. anaplastic astrocytoma and glioblastoma multiforme. The medicine is also useful to treat melanoma. It is useful in slowing or stopping of the cancer cells in the body and might lead to the death of the cell.
The anti-cancer medicine works by entering the brain tissues and helps in damaging the DNA and RNA of the cancer cells. It is also effective to stop the growth and multiplication of cells in the body. The medicine is an inactive pro-drug, chemically hydrolyzed to 3-methyl-triazine-imidazole-carboxamide, an active metabolite of dacarbazine. The medicine helps in the treatment of the cancer cells but is not useful to cure it as it has its effect on the condition of the nervous system and the growth of tumor cells.
Temonet 20mg medicine dose and the dosage are prescribed by the doctor only. The dose does not cause sleepiness and a person can take it on an empty stomach i.e. before the meal. Do not try to skip the dosage or double the dosage as it may cause unusual reactions or allergies.
The medicine is more effective and beneficial with consumption in multiple cycles. It is important to take medicine on a particular time as instructed by the doctor. Avoid terminating the dose without recommendation. The monitoring of blood cells is mandatory with the medicine.
Avoid taking Temonet 20mg for persons having allergy with the salt ingredient of medicine or with dacarbazine. Try not to store the medicine in damp and hot areas. Do not take alcoholic beverages without doctor’s consultation.Avoid the use from the children below age 3.