temozolomide - oral, Temodar
GENERIC NAME: TEMOZOLOMIDE - ORAL (TEM-oh-ZOL-oh-mide)
BRAND NAME(S): Temodar
USES: This medication is used to treat certain types of brain cancer. It is a chemotherapy drug that works by slowing cancer cell growth. In some patients, temozolomide decreases the size of brain tumors.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This medication may also be used to treat other types of cancer (such as bone cancer).
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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