food interaction for TORISEL
alcohol interaction for TORISEL
pregnancy interaction for TORISEL
lactation interaction for TORISEL
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.
SALT INFORMATION for TORISEL
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for TORISELNo substitutes found
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
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.