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TORISEL 25MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 70971.40 for 1 vial(s) (1 ML injection each)
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Composition for TORISEL

Temsirolimus(25 mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Torisel 25mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Torisel 25mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Torisel 25mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for TORISEL

Temsirolimus(25 mg)

Uses

Torisel 25mg injection is used in kidney cancer.

How it works

Torisel 25mg injection belongs to class of medications called mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitors. Torisel 25mg injection works by inhibiting a human protein chemical called mTOR thereby blocking tumor or cancer growth.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Pale colored skin, Frequent urge to urinate, Difficulty in urination, Acne, Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Swelling of mouth, Lip swelling, Joint pain, Blood in urine, Bloody nose, Change in toe nails, Change in finger nails, Constipation, Depression, Dry skin, Fatigue, Insomnia, Itching, Loss of appetite, Muscle pain, Back pain, Eye redness, Swelling, Skin redness, Tachycardia, Throat swelling, Weakness, Drowsiness, Headache

SUBSTITUTES for TORISEL

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Expert advice for TORISEL

  • Temsirolimus contains high levels of alcohol and should be taken with caution if you take alcohol in large quantities or if you have to drive or operate heavy machinery

Frequently asked questions for TORISEL

Temsirolimus

Q.Is temsirolimus a chemotherapy agent?
Yes, temsirolimus is a chemotherapy agent and is used in the treatment of certain types of cancers like kidney cancer and mantle cell lymphoma (a type of cancer of lymph nodes immune cells

Q.Is temsirolimus cytotoxic, a kinase inhibitor?
Yes, temsirolimus is cytotoxic and kinase inhibitor

Q.Is temsirolimus a vesicant?
Temsirolimus is not a vesicant (irritant) drug

Q.What is temsirolimus used for?
Temsirolimus is used to treat advanced kidney cancer and previously treated mantle cell lymphoma (a type of lung cancer affecting lymph nodes)

Q.How does temsirolimus work?
Temsirolimus works by inhibiting a human protein chemical called mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) thereby blocking tumor or cancer growth.

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Content on this page was last updated on 21 February, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)