Zepzelca Generic Name & Formulations
Lurbinectedin 4mg; per vial; lyophilized pwd for IV infusion after reconstitution and dilution; preservative-free.
Metastatic small cell lung cancer (SCLC) in adults with disease progression on or after platinum-based chemotherapy.
Zepzelca Dosage and Administration
Consider premedication with corticosteroids, serontonin antagonists. Initiate only if ANC is ≥1500cells/mm3 and platelet count is ≥100000/mm3. Give by IV infusion over 60mins. 3.2mg/m2 every 21 days until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Dose modifications for adverse reactions: see full labeling.
Zepzelca Boxed Warnings
Risk of myelosuppression, hepatotoxicity, rhabdomyolysis. Monitor blood counts with neutrophils, platelets prior to initiation. If neutrophils <500cells/mm3 or any value less than LLN: give G-CSF. Monitor LFTs, creatinine phosphokinase prior to and during therapy as clinically indicated. Withhold, reduce dose, or permanently discontinue based on severity. Extravasation resulting in tissue necrosis; monitor during infusion. Discontinue immediately if extravasation occurs. Moderate or severe hepatic impairment. Elderly. Embryo-fetal toxicity. Advise to use effective contraception during and for 6 months (females of reproductive potential) or 4 months (males w. female partners) after the last dose. Pregnancy: exclude status prior to initiation. Nursing mothers: not recommended (during and for 2 weeks after the last dose).
Potentiated by strong or moderate CYP3A inhibitors; avoid concomitant use. If concomitant moderate CYP3A inhibitors unavoidable; consider Zepzelca dose reduction. Antagonized by strong CYP3A inducers; avoid concomitant strong or moderate CYP3A inducers.
Zepzelca Adverse Reactions
Leukopenia, lymphopenia, fatigue, anemia, neutropenia, increased creatinine, increased alanine aminotransferase, increased glucose, thrombocytopenia, nausea, decreased appetite, musculoskeletal pain, decreased albumin, constipation, dyspnea, decreased sodium, increased aspartate aminotransferase, vomiting, cough, decreased magnesium, diarrhea.
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