Torisel 25mg Injection

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Torisel 25mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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₹74300.0/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Torisel Injection

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Uses of Torisel Injection

Torisel 25mg Injection is used in kidney cancer.
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Side effects of Torisel Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Rash, Headache, Reduced blood platelets, Breathlessness, Fatigue, Bacterial infection, Decreased white blood cell count, Decreased potassium level in blood, Increased glucose level in blood, Cough, Viral infection, Diarrhoea, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Constipation, Altered taste, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).

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How to use Torisel Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Torisel Injection works

Torisel 25mg injection suppresses the activity of body's immune system and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.

In Depth Information on Torisel Injection

Expert advice for Torisel Injection

  • 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
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Warnings
Special precautions for Torisel 25mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Torisel 25mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Torisel 25mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Torisel 25mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Torisel 25mg Injection is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Torisel 25mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Torisel 25mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Torisel 25mg Injection is not advised in some patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Torisel 25mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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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Substitutes for Torisel

No substitutes found for this medicine
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