LORVIQUA® (lorlatinib) as monotherapy is indicated for the treatment of patients with ALK+ metastatic NSCLC whose disease has progressed on alectinib or ceritinib as the first ALK TKI therapy, or crizotinib and at least one other ALK TKI therapy1
Dosing and Therapy Management
Dose Schedule Dose Modification
Hyperlipidemia  &
​​​​​​​CNS
Lipase/amylase &
​​​​​​​  ILD/pneumonitis
AV block &
​​​​​​​ Other adverse reactions
Dose modifications may enable patients to remain on treatment1
PR interval prolongation and AV block hove been reported in patients receiving LORVIQUA®.*1
AV block occurred in 1.0% of patients1†
Recommendations for monitoring patients1:
  • Monitor ECG prior to initiating LORVIQUA® and monthly thereafter,  particularly in patients with predisposing conditions to clinically significant cardiac events
LORVIQUA® dose modifications: Other adverse reactions
Grades 1 and 2 adverse reactions1:
  • Consider no dose modification or reduce by one dose level, as clinically  indicated
Grade 3 adverse reactions1:
  • Withhold LORVIQUA® until symptoms resolve to Grade 2 or baseline, and  then resume LORVIQUA® at  one reduced dose level
Please refer to the LORVIQUA® (lorlatinib) Prescribing Information or medical information for dose recommendations for different grades of  adverse reactions.
*LORVIQUA® was studied in a population of patients that excluded those with 2nd-degree or 3rd-degree AV block (unless paced) or any AV block with PR  interval >220 msec.1  
In 295 patients who  received     LORVIQUA® at the recommended dose of 100 mg once  daily and  had an E C G   measurement.1
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Abbreviations:
ALK+, Anaplastic lymphoma kinase positive; AV, atrioventricular; CNS, central nervous system; ECG, echocardiogram; ILD, interstitial lung disease; NSCLC, non-small cell lung cancer; TKI, tyrosine kinase inhibitor.

Reference
1. Pfizer. LORVIQUA® (lorlatinib) Prescribing Information, Available from:  http://labeling.pfizer.com/ShowLabeling.aspx?id=12540 Accessed September 23,2021.

 
The use of lorlatinib has been associated with increases in serum cholesterol and triglycerides. Serum cholesterol and triglycerides should be monitored before the initiation of lorlatinib; 2, 4, and 8 weeks after initiating lorlatinib, and periodically thereafter. Initiation, or increase in the dose, of lipid-lowering agents is required.
Central nervous system (CNS) effects have been observed in patients receiving lorlatinib including seizures, psychotic effects, changes in cognitive function, mood (including suicidal ideation), mental status, sleep, and speech. Dose modification or discontinuation may be required for those patients who develop CNS effects.
PR interval prolongation and atrioventricular (AV) block events have been reported in patients receiving lorlatinib. Monitor electrocardiogram (ECG) prior to initiating lorlatinib and monthly thereafter, particularly in patients with predisposing conditions to the occurrence of clinically significant cardiac events. Dose modification may be required for those patients who develop AV block.
Elevations of lipase and/or amylase have occurred in patients receiving lorlatinib. Median time of occurrence of increase in serum lipase and amylase is 70 days (range: 7 days to 696 days) and 41 days (range: 7 days to 489 days), respectively. Risk of pancreatitis should be considered in patients receiving lorlatinib due to concomitant hypertriglyceridemia and/or a potential intrinsic mechanism. Patients should be monitored for lipase and amylase elevations prior to the start of lorlatinib treatment and regularly thereafter as clinically indicated.
Severe or life threatening pulmonary adverse drug reactions consistent with ILD/pneumonitis have occurred with lorlatinib. Any patient who presents with worsening of respiratory symptoms indicative of ILD/pneumonitis (e.g., dyspnea, cough and fever) should be promptly evaluated for ILD/pneumonitis. Lorlatinib should be withheld and/or permanently discontinued based on severity.
Hypertension has been reported in patients receiving lorlatinib. Blood pressure should be controlled prior to the initiation of lorlatinib. Blood pressure should be monitored after 2 weeks and at least monthly thereafter during treatment with lorlatinib. Lorlatinib should be withheld and resumed at a reduced dose or permanently discontinued based on severity.
Hyperglycemia has occurred in patients receiving lorlatinib. Fasting serum glucose should be assessed prior to the initiation of lorlatinib and monitored periodically thereafter. Lorlatinib should be withheld and resumed at a reduced dose or permanently discontinued based on severity.
Concomitant use of any strong CYP3A inducer is contraindicated. Any strong CYP3A inducers have to be discontinued for at least 3 plasma half-lives of the strong CYP3A inducer before lorlatinib treatment is started. No clinically meaningful changes in liver function tests were seen in healthy subjects after receiving a combination of lorlatinib with the moderate CYP3A inducer modafinil.
Women of childbearing potential should be advised to avoid getting pregnant while receiving lorlatinib. Male fertility may be compromised during treatment with lorlatinib. Men should seek advice on effective fertility preservation before treatment.
 

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