Zanubrutinib (Brukinsa)

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General information

Class/mechanism: BTK inhibitor
Route: PO
Extravasation: n/a

For conciseness and simplicity, currently will focus on treatment regimens and not list information such as: renal/hepatic dose adjustments, metabolism (including CYP450), excretion, monitoring parameters (although this will be considered for checklists), or manufacturer. Instead, for the most current information, please refer to your preferred pharmacopeias such as Micromedex, Lexicomp, UpToDate (courtesy of Lexicomp), or the prescribing information.

Diseases for which it is used

Patient drug information

History of changes in FDA indication

  • 11/14/2019: Granted accelerated approval for adult patients with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) who have received at least one prior therapy. (Based on BGB-3111-206)
  • 8/31/2021: Approved for adult patients with Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia (WM). (Based on ASPEN)
  • 9/14/2021: Accelerated approval for adult patients with relapsed or refractory marginal zone lymphoma (MZL) who have received at least one anti-CD20-based regimen. (Based on MAGNOLIA and BGB-3111-AU-003)

Also known as

  • Code name: BGB-3111
  • Brand name: Brukinsa