Active Ingredient(s): Temsirolimus
FDA Approved: * May 30, 2007
Pharm Company: * WYETH PHARMS INC
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Torisel Overview

Temsirolimus, sold under the brand name Torisel, is an intravenous drug for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), developed by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in May 2007,[3] and was also approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in November 2007.[1] It is a derivative and prodrug of sirolimus. Contents 1 Mechanism of action 2 Efficacy 3 Adverse reactions 4 Lung toxicity 5 Dosing 6 See also 7 Refe...

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Constipation then black stools

My husband was diagnosed with RCC in Sept. 2011. Just started on Torisel infusions and after 1st infusion he had terrible constipation, stomach pain and very tired. Took a laxative and then diarrhea. Had 2nd infusion yesterday and now has had three black stools. We are really worried. Has anyone had any experience with this? ## Torisel, which contains the active ingredient Temsirolimus has been known to cause black stools and blood in the stool. Learn more Torisel details here. The best advice I can really give here is to have him contact his doctor, he may need them to run some tests, because if he is having internal bleeding somewhere, they need to treat it as soon as possible. How is he feeling? Is he still showing signs of being tired, weak? Any more stomach pain? ## Thank you. The ...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Solution: 25mg/ml (25mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Torisel: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0008-1179 Torisel Kit by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Subsidiary of Pfizer Inc.

Other drugs which contain Temsirolimus or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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