FAQs ABOUT GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE
Q: What GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE is used for?
A: GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE is used for specific forms of brain tumors in adults with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme which is used first together with radiotherapy as a concomitant phase of therapy and then used alone as a monotherapy. It is also used in children (above 3 years) and adults to treat malignant glioma, such as glioblastoma multiforme or anaplastic astrocytoma if they return or get worse after standard treatment.
Q: How should GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE be taken?
A: Take GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE as advised by your physician. Swallow GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE with a glass of water and do not chew or crush the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Q: What are the side effects of GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE?
A: The most common symptoms of taking GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE are loss of appetite, difficulty while speaking, headache, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, and constipation. Consult and inform your doctor if any of these symptoms gets worse.
Q: What happens if you forget to take GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE?
A: If you forget to take GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE at the usual time, take your dose as soon as possible and then continue with your medication at the usual times. Avoid taking a double dose to make up for forgotten individual doses. Consult and inform your doctor before taking GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE if you have queries on the missed dose.
Q: Is GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE safe to use in children?
A: GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in children below 3 years of age. There is limited information in patients over 3 years of age who have taken GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE. Consult your doctor before taking GLIOTAZ 20MG CAPSULE.