Drug interactions between everolimus and temsirolimus
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between everolimus and temsirolimus - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Everolimus is in the following drug classes: mTOR inhibitors, selective immunosuppressants.
- Everolimus is used to treat the following conditions:
- Temsirolimus is a member of the drug class mTOR inhibitors.
- Temsirolimus is used to treat Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: everolimus
Grapefruit juice can increase the blood levels and effects of everolimus. You should not drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruits during your treatment with everolimus. Orange juice is not expected to interact.
Applies to: temsirolimus
If you are receiving therapy with temsirolimus you should avoid grapefruits and grapefruit juice. Grapefruit can raise the levels of temsirolimus in your body and lead to dangerous side effects. Do not increase or decrease the amount of grapefruit products in your diet without first talking to your doctor.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'macrolide immunosuppressants' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'macrolide immunosuppressants' category:
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'mTOR inhibitors' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'mTOR inhibitors' category:
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.