Temodar Drug

Important Information about Temodar Drug

  • Temodar is usually given after other cancer medications.
  • Temodar interferes with the development of cancer cells.
  • The generic name of temodar is temozolomide.
  • Side effects high fever, sore throat, pale skin, pain or burning with urination may occur due to use of temodar.

Serious side effects:

  • seizure (convulsions);
  • numbness or tingling on one side of your body;
  • signs of infection such as fever, chills, sore throat, flu symptoms, easy bruising or bleeding (nosebleeds, bleeding gums), loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, unusual weakness;
  • dry cough, feeling short of breath, weight loss, night sweats;
  • pain or burning when you urinate; or
  • white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips.

Less serious Temodar side effects may include:

  • hair loss;
  • tired feeling;
  • diarrhea, constipation;
  • mild skin rash;
  • dizziness, blurred vision;
  • sleep problems (insomnia); or
  • unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth.