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

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... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Torisel Kit
NDC: 0008-1179
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Subsidiary of Pfizer Inc.

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