temozolomide (oral) (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Temodar)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Temodar)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Taking temozolomide for more than 5 days in a row can cause life-threatening overdose.
Overdose symptoms may include fever, pale skin, increased thirst, dry skin, easy bruising or bleeding, confusion, weakness, and urinating less than usual or not at all.
What should I avoid while taking temozolomide (Temodar)?
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Avoid activities that may increase your risk of bleeding or injury. Use extra care to prevent bleeding while shaving or brushing your teeth.
What other drugs will affect temozolomide (Temodar)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with temozolomide. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about temozolomide.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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