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Temozolomide 180 Mg

There are two forms of temozolomide (Temodar®) available for the treatment of certain types of brain tumors. Temozolomide capsules come in several strengths, including:
 
  • Temozolomide 5 mg capsules
  • Temozolomide 20 mg capsules
  • Temozolomide 100 mg capsules
  • Temozolomide 140 mg capsules
  • Temozolomide 180 mg capsules
  • Temozolomide 250 mg capsules.
 
There is also an injectable form of temozolomide that is given intravenously (by IV). This form comes as a powder that is mixed with liquid to make a solution. This solution is given intravenously over about a 90-minute period.
 
Your individual dosage of temozolomide will depend on the reason you are using this medication, how you respond to it, and various other factors. Possible side effects include fatigue, vomiting, and hair loss.
 
(Click Temozolomide for more details on when a healthcare provider may prescribe this drug. More dosing guidelines are also included in this article, as well as information on how this drug works and why it is not appropriate for some people.)
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