Torisel (temsirolimus) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Torisel (temsirolimus) which include:
temsirolimus ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
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.
High Cholesterol (Hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypertriglyceridemia, Sitosterolemia)
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
mTOR inhibitors - cholesterol
Elevations in cholesterol and triglyceride levels have been reported in patients taking inhibitors of mTOR (mammalian target of rapamycin). Monitoring of fasting lipid profile is recommended prior to the start of therapy and periodically thereafter. Clinicians should achieve control of lipid levels before initiating therapy with these agents.
Torisel (temsirolimus) drug Interactions
There are 470 drug interactions with Torisel (temsirolimus)
Torisel (temsirolimus) disease Interactions
There are 10 disease interactions with Torisel (temsirolimus) which include:
- Renal Disease
- Gi Perforation
- Liver Disease
- Blood Glucose
- Wound Complication
- Lung Dysfunction
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.
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