What is Temsirolimus Injection ?
Temsirolimus Injection is used as a chemotherapy agent for the treatment of kidney cancer and mantle cell lymphoma (a type of cancer of lymph nodes immune cells). It works by blocking abnormal proteins that causes the multiplication of cancer cells. This helps in slowing the growth of tumors.
How Temsirolimus Injection is used?
Temsirolimus Injection is a prescription medicine that must be administered by a healthcare professional. You must receive the exact dose of it as per the prescription. An overdose of this medicine may have serious side effects on the body.
Comman Side effects of This Injection:
Some common side effects of this medicine include rash, weakness, nausea, edema, loss of appetite, anemia, increased glucose level in the blood, increased blood lipid level, and increased alkaline phosphatase level in blood. If any of the side effects persist or bother you, consult the doctor immediately. Inform the doctor immediately if you experience any allergic reactions such as rash, shortness of breath, coughing, and swelling.
Before taking this medicine, it is important to consult your doctor if you have any ongoing medication for any underlying disease. Pregnant and breastfeeding women must inform the doctor prior to the initiation of this treatment. During the treatment, your doctor may advise you for some laboratory tests to know the effects of the medicine in the body.
This Injection is used to treat kidney cancer and its associated symptoms such as blood in the urine, unexplained low back pain or weight loss, fatigue, loss of appetite, etc. It stops cancer growth and prevents multiplication of cancer cells. This restricts the advancement of cancer to other unaffected regions. You need to follow your doctor’s instructions very carefully to recover.
Brand Name: Torisel
Manufacturer: Pfizer Ltd