KYPROLIS Carfilzomib 60mg Injection

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DESCRIPTION

KYPROLIS 60mg (Carfilzomib) is a prescription drug used to treat patient with multiple myeloma who have received one or more previous treatments for multiple myeloma.

Manufacturer : Amgen Inc.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Strengths available :  60mg

Storage :  Store at temperature between 2°C to 8°C

Dosage :

Kyprolis in Combination with Lenalidomide and Dexamethasone :

For the combination regimen with lenalidomide and dexamethasone, administer Kyprolis intravenously as a 10-minute infusion on two consecutive days, each week for three weeks followed by a 12-day rest period as shown in Table 1. Each 28-day period is considered one treatment cycle. The recommended starting dose of Kyprolis is 20 mg/m2 in Cycle 1 on Days 1 and 2. If tolerated, escalate the dose to 27 mg/m2 on Day 8 of Cycle 1. From Cycle 13, omit the Day 8 and 9 doses of Kyprolis. Discontinue Kyprolis after Cycle 18. Lenalidomide 25 mg is taken orally on Days 1–21 and dexamethasone 40 mg by mouth or intravenously on Days 1, 8, 15, and 22 of the 28-day cycles.

Kyprolis in Combination with Dexamethasone

​For the combination regimen with dexamethasone, administer Kyprolis intravenously as a 30-minute infusion on two consecutive days, each week for three weeks followed by a 12-day rest period as shown in Table 2. Each 28-day period is considered one treatment cycle. Administer Kyprolis by 30-minute infusion at a starting dose of 20 mg/m2 in Cycle 1 on Days 1 and 2. If tolerated, escalate the dose to 56 mg/m2 on Day 8 of Cycle 1. Dexamethasone 20 mg is taken by mouth or intravenously on Days 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23 of each 28-day cycle. Administer dexamethasone 30 minutes to 4 hours before Kyprolis.

Kyprolis Monotherapy :

​For monotherapy, administer Kyprolis intravenously as a 10-minute or 30-minute infusion depending on the regimen as described below.

20/27 mg/m2 regimen by 10-minute infusion

For monotherapy using the 20/27 mg/m2 regimen, administer Kyprolis intravenously as a 10-minute infusion [see Clinical Studies (14.3)]. In Cycles 1 through 12, administer Kyprolis on two consecutive days, each week for three weeks followed by a 12-day rest period as shown in Table 3. Each 28-day period is considered one treatment cycle. From Cycle 13, omit the Day 8 and 9 doses of Kyprolis (see Table 3). Premedicate with dexamethasone 4 mg orally or intravenously 30 minutes to 4 hours before each Kyprolis dose in Cycle 1, then as needed to help prevent infusion reactions [see Dosage and Administration (2.1)]. The recommended starting dose of Kyprolis is 20 mg/m2 in Cycle 1 on Days 1 and 2. If tolerated, escalate the dose to 27 mg/m2 on Day 8 of Cycle 1. Treatment may continue until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity occurs.

SIDE EFFECTS

Most common side effects are Anemia, neutropenia, diarrhea, dyspnea, fatigue, thrombocytopenia, pyrexia, insomnia, muscle spasm, cough, upper respiratory tract infection, hypokalemia.

PACK SIZE

Pack of 1 Vial

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