Is TORISEL a treatment option for me?
How is TORISEL different from other advanced RCC therapies?
What side effects have been seen in patients taking TORISEL?
How might taking TORISEL affect my daily life?
How can we monitor the possible side effects of TORISEL?
Are there ways to make the side effects of TORISEL less severe
if I do have them?
Are there any health issues or allergies that could make it too
risky for me to take TORISEL?
Could TORISEL interact with medications I am currently taking?
How will we know whether TORISEL is working?
How long will I have to stay on TORISEL?
Is there a way to get help paying for TORISEL treatment?
Read about TORISEL Safety Considerations, including information on medications
that can interfere with TORISEL treament.
Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you are
aware of any liver problems.
Before you begin treatment with TORISEL, tell your doctor or nurse about ALL MEDICINES you are taking, including
- Prescription medications, including but not limited to antibiotics, anticonvulsants, antidepressants, antifungals, antivirals, blood pressure medications, blood thinners, dexamethasone, vaccines
- Nonprescription (over the counter) medications
- Herbal supplements, including but not limited to St. John’s Wort
Keep a list of your medicines and show it to your doctor or pharmacist. Also, talk
with your doctor before starting any new medications.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, could be pregnant, or plan to get pregnant.
TORISEL may harm an unborn baby.
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while you are being
treated with TORISEL.
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You'll also find a list of questions in the TORISEL Patient Brochure.