XALKORI SIDE EFFECTS

  • Generic Name: crizotinib
  • Brand Name: Xalkori
  • Drug Class: Antineoplastic Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors, Antineoplastics, Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase Inhibitors
Last updated on MDtodate: 10/7/2022

SIDE EFFECTS

The following clinically significant adverse reactions are described elsewhere in the labeling:

  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Interstitial Lung Disease/Pneumonitis
  • QT Interval Prolongation
  • Bradycardia
  • Severe Visual Loss
  • Gastrointestinal Toxicity in Pediatric and Young Adult Patients with ALCL or Pediatric Patients with IMT

Clinical Trials Experience

Because clinical trials are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the clinical trials of a drug cannot be directly compared to rates in the clinical trials of another drug and may not reflect the rates observed in clinical practice.

The data in the Warnings and Precautions reflect exposure to XALKORI in 1719 patients with NSCLC who received XALKORI 250 mg twice daily enrolled on Studies 1 (including an additional 109 patients who crossed over from the control arm), 2, 3, a single-arm trial (n=1063) of ALK-positive NSCLC, and an additional ALK-positive NSCLC expansion cohort of a dose finding study (n=154). The data also reflect exposure to XALKORI in 121 patients ages 1 to ≤21 years with relapsed or refractory tumors, including 26 patients with systemic ALCL and 14 pediatric patients with IMT, in a single-arm trial (Study ADVL0912). The data are also described for 7 adult patients with IMT treated with XALKORI in a single-arm trial (Study A8081013).

ALK- Or ROS1-Positive Metastatic NSCLC

The data described below is based primarily on 343 patients with ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC who received XALKORI 250 mg orally twice daily from 2 open-label, randomized, active-controlled trials (Studies 1 and 2). The safety of XALKORI was also evaluated in 50 patients with ROS1-positive metastatic NSCLC from a single-arm study (Study 3).

The most common adverse reactions (≥25%) of XALKORI in patients with NSCLC are vision disorders, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, edema, constipation, elevated transaminases, fatigue, decreased appetite, upper respiratory infection, dizziness, and neuropathy.

Previously Untreated ALK-Positive Metastatic NSCLC – Study 1 (PROFILE 1014)

The data in Table 8 are derived from 340 patients with ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC who had not received previous systemic treatment for advanced disease who received treatment in a randomized, multicenter, open-label, active-controlled trial (Study 1). Patients in the XALKORI arm (n=171) received XALKORI 250 mg orally twice daily until documented disease progression, intolerance to therapy, or the investigator determined that the patient was no longer experiencing clinical benefit. A total of 169 patients in the chemotherapy arm received pemetrexed 500 mg/m² with cisplatin 75 mg/m² (n=91) or carboplatin at a dose calculated to produce an AUC of 5 or 6 mg x min/mL (n=78). Chemotherapy was given by intravenous infusion every 3 weeks for up to 6 cycles, in the absence of dose-limiting chemotherapy-related toxicities. After 6 cycles, patients remained on study with no additional anticancer treatment, and tumor assessments continued until documented disease progression.

The median duration of study treatment was 10.9 months for patients in the XALKORI arm and 4.1 months for patients in the chemotherapy arm. Median duration of treatment was 5.2 months for patients who received XALKORI after cross over from chemotherapy. Across the 340 patients who were treated in Study 1, the median age was 53 years; 16% of patients were older than 65 years. A total of 62% of patients were female and 46% were Asian.

Serious adverse events were reported in 34% of patients treated with XALKORI. The most frequent serious adverse events reported in patients treated with XALKORI were dyspnea (4.1%) and pulmonary embolism (2.9%). Fatal adverse events in XALKORI-treated patients occurred in 2.3% patients, consisting of septic shock, acute respiratory failure, and diabetic ketoacidosis.

Dose reductions due to adverse reactions were required in 6% of XALKORI-treated patients. The most frequent adverse reactions that led to dose reduction in these patients were nausea (1.8%) and elevated transaminases (1.8%).

Permanent discontinuation of XALKORI treatment for adverse reactions was 8%. The most frequent adverse reactions that led to permanent discontinuation in XALKORI-treated patients were elevated transaminases (1.2%), hepatotoxicity (1.2%), and ILD (1.2%).

Tables 1 and 2 summarize common adverse reactions and laboratory abnormalities in XALKORI-treated patients.

Table 1: Adverse Reactions Reported at a Higher Incidence (≥5% Higher for All Grades or ≥2% Higher for Grades 3-4) with XALKORI than Chemotherapy in Study 1†

Adverse Reaction XALKORI
(N=171)
Chemotherapy (Pemetrexed/ Cisplatin or Pemetrexed/ Carboplatin)
(N=169)
All Grades (%) Grade 3-4 (%) All Grades (%) Grade 3-4 (%)
Cardiac
Bradycardiaa 14 1 1 0
Electrocardiogram QT prolonged 6 2 2 0
Eye
Vision disorderb 71 1 10 0
Gastrointestinal
Diarrhea 61 2 13 1
Vomiting 46 2 36 3
Constipation 43 2 30 0
Abdominal painc 26 0 12 0
Dyspepsia 14 0 2 0
Dysphagia 10 1 2 1
Esophagitisd 6 2 1 0
General
Edemae 49 1 12 1
Pyrexia 19 0 11 1
Infections
Upper respiratory infectionf 32 0 12 1
Investigations
Increased weight 8 1 2 0
Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue
Pain in extremity 16 0 7 0
Muscle spasm 8 0 2 1
Nervous System
Dysgeusia 26 0 5 0
Headache 22 1 15 0
Dizzinessg 18 0 10 1
†Adverse reactions were graded using NCI CTCAE version 4.0.
Includes cases reported within the clustered terms:
a Bradycardia (Bradycardia, Sinus bradycardia).
b Vision Disorder (Diplopia, Photophobia, Photopsia, Reduced visual acuity, Blurred vision, Vitreous floaters, Visual impairment).
c Abdominal pain (Abdominal discomfort, Abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, Upper abdominal pain, Abdominal tenderness).
d Esophagitis (Esophagitis, Esophageal ulcer).
e Edema (Edema, Peripheral edema, Face edema, Generalized edema, Local swelling, Periorbital edema).
f Upper respiratory infection (Nasopharyngitis, Pharyngitis, Rhinitis, Upper respiratory tract infection).
g Dizziness (Balance disorder, Dizziness, Postural dizziness, Presyncope).

 

Additional adverse reactions occurring at an overall incidence between 1% and 60% in patients treated with XALKORI included nausea (56%), decreased appetite (30%), fatigue (29%), neuropathy (21%; gait disturbance, hypoesthesia, muscular weakness, neuralgia, neuropathy peripheral, paresthesia, peripheral sensory neuropathy, polyneuropathy, sensory disturbance), rash (11%), renal cyst (5%), ILD (1%; ILD, pneumonitis), syncope (1%), and decreased blood testosterone (1%; hypogonadism).

Clinically relevant adverse reactions in <1% of patients who received XALKORI included photosensitivity (0.3%).

Table 2: Laboratory Abnormalities with Grades 3-4 Occurring in ≥4% of XALKORI-Treated Patients in Study 1

Laboratory Abnormality XALKORI Chemotherapy
Any Grade (%) Grade 3-4(%) Any Grade (%) Grade 3-4(%)
Hematology
Neutropenia 52 11 59 16
Lymphopenia 48 7 53 13
Chemistry
Increased ALT 79 15 33 2
Increased AST 66 8 28 1
Hypophosphatemia 32 10 21 6
Additional laboratory test abnormality in patients treated with XALKORI was an increase in creatinine (Any Grade: 99%; Grade 3: 2%; Grade 4: 0%) compared to the chemotherapy arm (Any Grade: 92%; Grade 3: 0%; Grade 4: 1%).

 

Previously Treated ALK-Positive Metastatic NSCLC – Study 2 (PROFILE 1007)

The data in Table 10 are derived from 343 patients with ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC enrolled in a randomized, multicenter, active-controlled, open-label trial (Study 2). Patients in the XALKORI arm (n=172) received XALKORI 250 mg orally twice daily until documented disease progression, intolerance to therapy, or the investigator determined that the patient was no longer experiencing clinical benefit. A total of 171 patients in the chemotherapy arm received pemetrexed 500 mg/m² (n=99) or docetaxel 75 mg/m² (n=72) by intravenous infusion every 3 weeks until documented disease progression, intolerance to therapy, or the investigator determined that the patient was no longer experiencing clinical benefit. Patients in the chemotherapy arm received pemetrexed unless they had received pemetrexed as part of first-line or maintenance treatment.

The median duration of study treatment was 7.1 months for patients who received XALKORI and 2.8 months for patients who received chemotherapy. Across the 347 patients who were randomized to study treatment (343 received at least 1 dose of study treatment), the median age was 50 years; 14% of patients were older than 65 years. A total of 56% of patients were female and 45% of patients were Asian.

Serious adverse reactions were reported in 37% of patients treated with XALKORI and 23% of patients in the chemotherapy arm. The most frequent serious adverse reactions reported in patients treated with XALKORI were pneumonia (4.1%), pulmonary embolism (3.5%), dyspnea (2.3%), and ILD (2.9%). Fatal adverse reactions in XALKORI-treated patients in Study 2 occurred in 5% of patients, consisting of: acute respiratory distress syndrome, arrhythmia, dyspnea, pneumonia, pneumonitis, pulmonary embolism, ILD, respiratory failure, and sepsis.

Dose reductions due to adverse reactions were required in 16% of XALKORI-treated patients. The most frequent adverse reactions that led to dose reduction in the patients treated with XALKORI were increased ALT (8%) including some patients with concurrent increased AST, QTc prolongation (2.9%), and neutropenia (2.3%).

XALKORI was discontinued for adverse reactions in 15% of patients. The most frequent adverse reactions that led to discontinuation of XALKORI were ILD (1.7%), increased ALT and AST (1.2%), dyspnea (1.2%), and pulmonary embolism (1.2%).

Tables 3 and 4 summarize common adverse reactions and laboratory abnormalities in XALKORI-treated patients.

Table 3: Adverse Reactions Reported at a Higher Incidence (≥5% Higher for All Grades or ≥2% Higher for Grades 3-4) with XALKORI than Chemotherapy in Study 2†

Adverse Reaction XALKORI
(N=172)
Chemotherapy (Pemetrexed or Docetaxel)
(N=171)
All Grades (%) Grade 3-4 (%) All Grades (%) Grade 3-4 (%)
Nervous System
Dysgeusia 26 0 9 0
Dizzinessa 22 1 8 0
Syncope 3 3 0 0
Eye
Vision disorderb 60 0 9 0
Cardiac
Electrocardiogram QT prolonged 5 3 0 0
Bradycardiac 5 0 0 0
Investigations
Decreased weight 10 1 4 0
Gastrointestinal
Diarrhea 60 0 19 1
Nausea 55 1 37 1
Vomiting 47 1 18 0
Constipation 42 2 23 0
Dyspepsia 8 0 3 0
Infections
Upper respiratory infectiond 26 0 13 1
Respiratory, Thoracic and Mediastinal
Pulmonary embolisme 6 5 2 2
General
Edemaf 31 0 16 0
†Adverse reactions were graded using NCI CTCAE version 4.0.
Includes cases reported within the clustered terms:
a Dizziness (Balance disorder, Dizziness, Postural dizziness).
b Vision Disorder (Diplopia, Photophobia, Photopsia, Blurred vision, Reduced visual acuity, Visual impairment, Vitreous floaters).
c Bradycardia (Bradycardia, Sinus bradycardia).
d Upper respiratory infection (Laryngitis, Nasopharyngitis, Pharyngitis, Rhinitis, Upper respiratory tract infection).
e Pulmonary embolism (Pulmonary artery thrombosis, Pulmonary embolism).
f Edema (Face edema, Generalized edema, Local swelling, Localized edema, Edema, Peripheral edema, Periorbital edema).

 

Additional adverse reactions occurring at an overall incidence between 1% and 30% in patients treated with XALKORI included decreased appetite (27%), fatigue (27%), neuropathy (19%; dysesthesia, gait disturbance, hypoesthesia, muscular weakness, neuralgia, peripheral neuropathy, paresthesia, peripheral sensory neuropathy, polyneuropathy, burning sensation in skin), rash (9%), ILD (4%; acute respiratory distress syndrome, ILD, pneumonitis), renal cyst (4%), esophagitis (2%), hepatic failure (1%), and decreased blood testosterone (1%; hypogonadism).

Clinically relevant adverse reactions in <1% of patients who received XALKORI included photosensitivity (0.4%).

Table 4: Laboratory Abnormalities with Grades 3-4 Occurring in ≥4% of XALKORI-Treated Patients in Study 2

Laboratory Abnormality XALKORI Chemotherapy
Any Grade (%) Grade 3-4 (%) Any Grade (%) Grade 3-4 (%)
Hematology
Lymphopenia 51 9 60 25
Neutropenia 49 12 28 12
Chemistry
Increased ALT 76 17 38 4
Increased AST 61 9 33 0
Hypophosphatemia 28 5 25 6
Hypokalemia 18 4 10 1
Additional laboratory test abnormality in patients treated with XALKORI was an increase in creatinine (Any Grade: 96%; Grade 3: 1%; Grade 4: 0%) compared to the chemotherapy arm (Any Grade: 72%; Grade 3: 0%; Grade 4: 0%).

 

ROS1-Positive Metastatic NSCLC – Study 3 (PROFILE 1001)

The safety profile of XALKORI from Study 3, which was evaluated in 50 patients with ROS1-positive metastatic NSCLC, was generally consistent with the safety profile of XALKORI evaluated in patients with ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC (n=1669). Vision disorders occurred in 92% of patients in Study 3; 90% were Grade 1 and 2% were Grade 2. The median duration of exposure to XALKORI was 34.4 months.

Description Of Selected Adverse Reactions In Patients With Metastatic NSCLC

Vision Disorders

Vision disorders, most commonly visual impairment, photopsia, blurred vision, or vitreous floaters, occurred in 63% of 1719 patients. The majority (95%) of these patients had Grade 1 visual adverse reactions. There were 0.8% of patients with Grade 3 and 0.2% of patients with Grade 4 visual impairment. Based on the Visual Symptom Assessment Questionnaire (VSAQ-ALK), patients treated with XALKORI in Studies 1 and 2 reported a higher incidence of visual disturbances compared to patients treated with chemotherapy. The onset of vision disorder generally was within the first week of drug administration. The majority of patients on the XALKORI arms in Studies 1 and 2 (>50%) reported visual disturbances which occurred at a frequency of 4-7 days each week, lasted up to 1 minute, and had mild or no impact (scores 0 to 3 out of a maximum score of 10) on daily activities as captured in the VSAQ-ALK questionnaire.

Neuropathy

Neuropathy, most commonly sensory in nature, occurred in 25% of 1719 patients. Most events (95%) were Grade 1 or Grade 2 in severity.

Renal Cysts

Renal cysts were experienced by 3.0% of 1719 patients. The majority of renal cysts in XALKORItreated patients were complex. Local cystic invasion beyond the kidney occurred, in some cases with imaging characteristics suggestive of abscess formation. However, across clinical trials no renal abscesses were confirmed by microbiology tests.

Renal Toxicity

The estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) decreased from a baseline median of 96.42 mL/min/1.73 m² (n=1681) to a median of 80.23 mL/min/1.73 m² at 2 weeks (n=1499) in patients with ALK-positive advanced NSCLC who received XALKORI in clinical trials. No clinically relevant changes occurred in median eGFR from 12 to 104 weeks of treatment. Median eGFR slightly increased (83.02 mL/min/1.73 m²) 4 weeks after the last dose of XALKORI. Overall, 76% of patients had a decrease in eGFR to <90 mL/min/1.73 m², 38% had a decrease to eGFR to <60 mL/min/1.73 m², and 3.6% had a decrease to eGFR to <30 mL/min/1.73 m².

Relapsed Or Refractory, Systemic ALK-Positive ALCL – Study ADVL0912

The safety of XALKORI was evaluated in Study ADVL0912, which included 26 patients with relapsed or refractory, systemic ALCL after at least one systemic therapy. Eligible patients were 1 to ≤21 years of age and were required to have an absolute neutrophil count ≥1000/mm³ (750/mm³ if bone marrow was involved), platelet count ≥75,000/mm³ (25,000/mm³ if bone marrow was involved), creatinine clearance ≥70ml/min/1.73m², and QTc ≤480 msec. The study excluded patients with ALT >2.5 times upper limit of normal (ULN), bilirubin ≤1.5 times ULN, and central nervous system tumors.

Patients with ALCL received XALKORI 165 mg/m² or 280 mg/m² orally twice daily until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. The median duration of exposure was 5.4 months (range 1.8, 82.3 months), with 46% of patients treated for at least 6 months and 35% of patients treated for at least 12 months.

Serious adverse reactions occurred in 35% of patients with ALCL treated with XALKORI. The most frequent serious adverse reactions were neutropenia (12%) and hypotension (8%).

Dose interruptions and dose reductions occurred in 77% and 19% of patients with ALCL, respectively. XALKORI was discontinued for an adverse reaction in 8% of patients.

The most common adverse reactions (≥35%), excluding laboratory abnormalities, were diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, vision disorder, headache, musculoskeletal pain, stomatitis, fatigue, decreased appetite, pyrexia, abdominal pain, cough, and pruritis.

The most common Grade 3 or 4 laboratory abnormalities (≥15%) included neutropenia, lymphopenia, and thrombocytopenia. Grade 4 laboratory abnormalities (≥15%) included neutropenia (62%), lymphopenia (35%), and thrombocytopenia (19%).

Selected adverse reactions are summarized in Table 5.

Table 5: Adverse Reactions in ≥20% of Patients with Systemic ALCL in Study ADVL0912

Adverse Reaction XALKORI
N=26
All Grades (%) Grade 3-4 (%)
Blood and Lymphatic System Disordersa
Neutropeniab 100 77
Lymphopeniac 58 38
Anemia 54 3.8
Thrombocytopeniad 38 19
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Diarrhea 92 12
Vomiting 92 3.8
Nausea 77 3.8
Abdominal Pain 50 0
Stomatitise 46 8
Constipation 31 0
Renal Disordersa
Blood creatinine increased 100 0
Investigationsa
ALT increased 81 3.8
AST increased 65 3.8
Hypocalcemia 62 3.8
Hypoalbuminemia 54 0
Hyperglycemia 46 0
Hypomagnesemia 46 0
Hypoglycemia 35 0
Hypokalemia 31 3.8
Hypermagnesemia 27 0
Hyperkalemia 23 0
Nervous System Disorders
Headache 58 3.8
Dysgeusia 23 0
Dizziness 23 0
Eye Disorders
Vision disordersf 65 0
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Musculoskeletal paing 58 12
General Disorders
Fatigue 46 0
Pyrexia 38 0
Edemah 27 0
Chills 23 0
Metabolism and Nutrition Disorders
Decreased appetite 42 0
Skin and Subcutaneous Disorders
Pruritus 35 0
Rashi 23 0
Infections
Upper respiratory tract infectionj 31 0
Respiratory Disorders
Cough 35 0
Rhinitis allergic 23 0
Vascular Disorders
Hypertension 31 0
Adverse reactions were graded using NCI CTCAE version 4.0.
a Derived from laboratory values collected in Cycle 1 and adverse reaction data.
b Includes neutrophil count decreased.
c Includes lymphocyte count decreased.
d Includes platelet count decreased.
e Includes oral pain, oropharyngeal pain, stomatitis.
f Includes blurred vision, visual impairment, photophobia, photopsia, reduced visual acuity, vitreous floaters, cyanopsia, heterophoria, visual field defect.
g Includes arthralgia, back pain, myalgia, non-cardiac chest pain, pain in extremity.
h Includes peripheral edema, face edema, periorbital edema, localized edema.
i Includes rash maculopapular, rash pustular.
j Includes upper respiratory tract infection, pharyngitis, rhinitis, sinusitis.

 

Clinically relevant adverse reactions in <20% of patients treated with XALKORI included:

  • Cardiac disorders: Bradycardia (19%), electrocardiogram QT prolonged (8%)
  • Vascular disorders: Hypotension (19%)
  • Investigations: Alkaline phosphatase increase (19%), hypernatremia (19%), GGT increase (8%), hyponatremia (12%), hyperuricemia (12%), hypophosphatemia (12%)
  • Nervous system disorders: Peripheral neuropathy (12%)
  • Gastrointestinal disorders: Esophagitis (8%)
  • Blood and lymphatic disorders: Febrile neutropenia (3.8%)
  • Musculoskeletal disorders: Muscular weakness (8%)
  • Renal disorders: Acute renal injury (8%)

Unresectable, Recurrent, Or Refractory ALK-Positive IMT

Study ADVL0912

The safety of XALKORI was evaluated in Study ADVL0912 that included 14 pediatric patients with unresectable, recurrent, or refractory IMT.

Pediatric patients with IMT received XALKORI 280 mg/m²orally twice daily until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Two patients received a lower dose. The median duration of treatment with XALKORI was 20.5 months.

Serious adverse reactions occurred in 7% of pediatric patients with IMT treated with XALKORI. The most frequent serious adverse reaction was neutropenia and hypotension (7% for each).

Dose interruptions due to an adverse reaction occurred in 71% of patients. Dose reductions due to an adverse reaction occurred in 29% of patients. Permanent discontinuation occurred in 29% of patients.

The most common adverse reactions (≥35%) were vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, rash, vision disorder, upper respiratory tract infection, cough, pyrexia, musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, edema, constipation, and headache.

The most common Grade 3 or 4 laboratory abnormality (>15%) was neutropenia.

Table 6 and Table 7 summarize the adverse reactions and laboratory abnormalities, respectively, in Study ADVL0912.

Table 6: Adverse Reactions in ≥20% of Pediatric Patients with IMT Treated With XALKORI in Study ADVL0912

Adverse Reaction XALKORI
N=14
All Grades (%) Grade 3-4 (%)
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Vomiting 93 0
Nausea 86 0
Diarrhea 64 7
Abdominal paina 57 0
Constipation 36 0
Stomatitisb 29 0
Infections
Upper respiratory tract infectionc 64 0
Skin Infection 29 0
Respiratory Disorders
Coughd 64 0
Rhinitis allergic 29 0
Skin and Subcutaneous Disorders
Rashe 57 0
General Disorders
Pyrexia 50 0
Fatigue 43 0
Edemaf 36 7
Paing 29 0
Eye Disorders
Vision disordersh 50 0
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Musculoskeletal paini 43 0
Nervous System Disorders
Headache 36 0
Metabolism and Nutrition Disorders
Decreased appetite 29 0
Vascular Disorders
Hypotension 21 7
Adverse reactions were graded using NCI CTCAE version 4.0.
a Includes abdominal pain and abdominal pain upper.
b Includes oral pain and oropharyngeal pain.
c Includes upper respiratory tract infection, pharyngitis, rhinitis.
d Includes cough and productive cough.
e Includes rash maculopapular, rash pustular, dermatitis acneiform.
f Includes face edema, localized edema, periorbital edema, peripheral edema.
g Includes pain, bone pain, ear pain.
h Includes photophobia, photopsia, vision blurred, visual impairment, vitreous floaters.
i Includes arthralgia, myalgia, non-cardiac chest pain, pain in extremity.

 

Clinically relevant adverse reactions in <20% of pediatric patients with IMT treated with XALKORI included:

Cardiac disorders: Bradycardia (14%), electrocardiogram QT prolonged (7%)

Gastrointestinal disorders: Dyspepsia (14%), esophagitis (7%)

Vascular disorders: Hypertension (14%)

Nervous system disorders: Peripheral neuropathy (7%)

Blood and lymphatic disorders: Febrile neutropenia (7%)

Musculoskeletal disorders: Muscular weakness (7%)

Table 8: Laboratory Abnormalities (≥15%) That Worsened from Baseline in Pediatric Patients with IMT Treated With XALKORI in Study ADVL0912

Laboratory Abnormality XALKORIa,b
Any Grade (%) Grade 3-4 (%)
Chemistry
Increased creatinine 100 0
Decreased calcium 36 0
Increased magnesium 23 0
Decreased phosphate 15 0
Hematology
Decreased neutrophils 64 36
Hepatic
Increased ALT 36 0
a The incidence is based on the number of patients who had both a baseline and at least one on-study laboratory measurement and varied from 13 to 14.
b Laboratory abnormality data were only collected for the 1st cycle (28 days) of treatment for the duration of the study.

 

Study A8081013

The safety of XALKORI for adult patients with ALK-positive IMT was evaluated in Study A8081013 that included 7 patients with IMT with a median age of 38 years (range 23 to 73). The safety profile of this patient group was generally consistent with the safety profile of XALKORI evaluated in patients with ALK-positive or ROS1-positive NSCLC.

The most frequent adverse reactions (≥20%) were vision disorders, nausea, and edema.

Postmarketing Experience

The following additional adverse reaction has been identified during post-approval use of XALKORI. Because this reaction is reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate the frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.

Investigations

Increased blood creatine phosphokinase

 

SRC: NLM .