The kidneys are a pair of organs on either side of the spine in the lower abdomen. Each kidney is about the size of a fist. Attached to the top of each kidney is an adrenal gland. "...
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Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.
Some products that may interact with this drug include: ACE inhibitors (e.g., lisinopril), "blood thinners" (e.g., warfarin, enoxaparin), drugs affecting liver enzymes that remove temsirolimus from your body (such as nefazodone, dexamethasone, St. John's wort, azole antifungals including itraconazole, macrolide antibiotics including erythromycin , HIV protease inhibitors including ritonavir, rifamycins including rifabutin, calcium channel blockers such as verapamil/nifedipine, certain anti-seizure medicines including carbamazepine/phenytoin/phenobarbital), drugs that may weaken the immune system (e.g., cyclosporine, sirolimus), sunitinib.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: seizures, mental/mood changes, trouble breathing.
NOTES: Laboratory and/or medical tests (such as complete blood count, cholesterol/triglyceride levels, blood glucose levels, liver/kidney function, chest X-ray) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: For the best possible benefit, it is important to receive each scheduled dose of this medication as directed. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor to establish a new dosing schedule.
STORAGE: Not applicable. This medication is given in a clinic and will not be stored at home.
MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For information about enrolling in MedicAlert, call 1-800-854-1166 (USA) or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).
Information last revised August 2011. Copyright(c) 2011 First Databank, Inc.
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