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VYEPTI® - eptinezumab-jjmr injection

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Usual Diluents top of page

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Standard Dilutions   [Amt of drug] [Infusion vol] [Infusion rate] top of page

[ 100mg ]   [100 ml ]  [30 minutes]
[ 300mg ]   [100 ml ]  [30 minutes]

The recommended dosage is 100 mg administered by intravenous infusion every 3 months. Some patients may benefit from a dosage of 300 mg administered by intravenous infusion every 3 months.

Use an intravenous infusion set with a 0.2 micron or 0.22 micron in-line or add-on sterile filter. After the infusion is complete, flush the line with 20 mL of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP.

VYEPTI requires dilution prior to administration. Dilute only in 100 mL 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP. The infusion bags must be made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyethylene (PE), or polyolefin (PO).


Storage and Handling of Diluted Product
Gently invert the VYEPTI solution to mix completely. Do not shake. Following dilution, VYEPTI solution must be infused within 8 hours. During this time, VYEPTI solution should be stored at room temperature, 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F). Do not freeze.

Infusion Administration Instructions
Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration, whenever solution and container permit. Do not use if the liquid contains visible particulate matter or is cloudy or discolored.

No other medications should be administered through the infusion set or mixed with VYEPTI. VYEPTI is for intravenous infusion only; infuse over approximately 30 minutes. Do not administer VYEPTI as an intravenous push or bolus injection.

WARNINGS  top of page

DESCRIPTION  top of page

Description:
Eptinezumab-jjmr is a humanized immunoglobulin G1 (IgG1) monoclonal antibody specific for calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) ligand. Eptinezumab-jjmr has an approximate molecular weight of 143 kD. Eptinezumab-jjmr is produced in Pichia pastoris yeast cells by recombinant DNA technology.

VYEPTI (eptinezumab-jjmr) injection is a sterile, preservative-free, clear to slightly opalescent, colorless to brownish-yellow solution, for intravenous infusion. VYEPTI is supplied as a 100 mg/mL single-dose vial. Each mL contains 100 mg eptinezumab-jjmr formulated in L-histidine (1 mg), L-histidine hydrochloride monohydrate (2.8 mg), polysorbate 80 (0.15 mg), sorbitol (40.5 mg), and Water for Injection, USP, at a pH of 5.8.

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY: top of page

Mechanism of Action:

Eptinezumab-jjmr is a humanized monoclonal antibody that binds to calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) ligand and blocks its binding to the receptor.

INDICATIONS AND USAGE  top of page

INDICATIONS AND USAGE:
 VYEPTI is indicated for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults.

CONTRAINDICATIONS top of page

Contraindications:

VYEPTI is contraindicated in patients with serious hypersensitivity to eptinezumab-jjmr or to any of the excipients in VYEPTI. Reactions have included anaphylaxis and angioedema.

PRECAUTIONS top of page

WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:
Hypersensitivity Reactions
Hypersensitivity reactions, including angioedema, urticaria, facial flushing, and rash, have occurred with VYEPTI in clinical trials. Most hypersensitivity reactions occurred during infusion and were not serious, but often led to discontinuation or required treatment. Serious hypersensitivity reactions may occur. Cases of anaphylaxis have been reported in the postmarketing setting. If a hypersensitivity reaction occurs, consider discontinuing VYEPTI and institute appropriate therapy

ADVERSE REACTIONS top of page

ADVERSE REACTIONS:

The most common adverse reactions (≥2% and 2% or greater than placebo) were nasopharyngitis and hypersensitivity.

To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Lundbeck at 1-800-455-1141 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.

See PACKAGE INSERT for PATIENT COUNSELING INFORMATION and Medication Guide. Drug information

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION  top of page

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
2.1 Recommended Dosing
The recommended dosage is 100 mg administered by intravenous infusion every 3 months. Some patients may benefit from a dosage of 300 mg administered by intravenous infusion every 3 months.

2.2 Dilution Instructions
VYEPTI requires dilution prior to administration. Dilute only in 100 mL 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP. The infusion bags must be made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyethylene (PE), or polyolefin (PO). Use appropriate aseptic technique when preparing VYEPTI solution for intravenous infusion. VYEPTI single-dose vials contain no preservative; discard unused portion remaining in the vial.

Dilution

100 mg dose:
To prepare the solution, withdraw 1 mL of VYEPTI from a single-dose vial using a sterile needle and syringe. Inject the 1 mL content into a 100 mL bag of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP.

300 mg dose:
To prepare the solution, withdraw 1 mL of VYEPTI from each of 3 single-dose vials using a sterile needle and syringe. Inject the resulting 3 mL content into a 100 mL bag of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP.

Storage and Handling of Diluted Product
Gently invert the VYEPTI solution to mix completely. Do not shake. Following dilution, VYEPTI solution must be infused within 8 hours. During this time, VYEPTI solution should be stored at room temperature, 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F). Do not freeze.

2.3 Infusion Administration Instructions
Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration, whenever solution and container permit. Do not use if the liquid contains visible particulate matter or is cloudy or discolored.

No other medications should be administered through the infusion set or mixed with VYEPTI. VYEPTI is for intravenous infusion only; infuse over approximately 30 minutes. Do not administer VYEPTI as an intravenous push or bolus injection. Use an intravenous infusion set with a 0.2 micron or 0.22 micron in-line or add-on sterile filter. After the infusion is complete, flush the line with 20 mL of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP.

HOW SUPPLIED  top of page

DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS:
VYEPTI is a clear to slightly opalescent, colorless to brownish-yellow solution available as follows:

Injection: 100 mg/mL in a single-dose vial

Storage and Stability top of page

 16.1 How Supplied
VYEPTI (eptinezumab-jjmr) injection is a clear to slightly opalescent, colorless to brownish-yellow solution supplied as:

Carton containing one 100 mg/mL single-dose vial - NDC 67386-130-51.

16.2 Storage and Handling
Store refrigerated at 2°C to 8°C (36°F to 46°F) in the original carton to protect from light until time of use. Do not freeze or shake.

The vial stopper is not made with natural rubber latex.

VYEPTI® – eptinezumab-jjmr