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Effect of IBRANCE on QTc interval

No clinically relevant effects on the QTc interval were reported for IBRANCE at the recommended dose of 125 mg daily1

PALOMA-2 QTc evaluation

In a PALOMA-2 QTc evaluation sub-study, no clinically relevant effects on the QTc interval were reported for IBRANCE:*2

  • IBRANCE in combination with letrozole at the recommended therapeutic dosing regimen did not prolong the QTc interval to a clinically relevant extent
ECG not included 

The current SmPC for IBRANCE does not include provisions for ECG monitoring:1

  • Additional monitoring may be necessary based on the individual patient 
  • IBRANCE does not have any special warnings or precautions for use with QTc-prolonging drugs in the current SmPC1
PALOMA-2 (IBRANCE + letrozole vs placebo + letrozole in ET sensitive HR+/HER2- mBC) included a QTc evaluation sub-study as a definitive QT interval prolongation assessment for palbociclib.2 
Time-matched triplicate ECGs were performed at 0, 2, 4, 6, and 8 h at baseline (Day 0) and on Cycle 1 Day 14.² 
Additional ECGs were collected from all patients for safety monitoring.2
The QT interval was corrected for heart rate using Fridericia’s correction (QTcF), Bazett’s correction (QTcB), and a study-specific correction factor (QTcS). No patients in the IBRANCE + letrozole arm of the sub-study had a maximum post-baseline QTcS or QTcF value of ≥480 ms, or a maximum increase from clock time-matched baseline for QTcS or QTcF values of ≥60 ms.2 
The upper bounds of the one-sided 95% confidence interval for the mean change from time-matched baseline for QTcS, QTcF, and QTcB at all time points and at steady-state Cmax following repeated administration of 125 mg IBRANCE were less than 10 ms.2
There was no evidence of clinically significant effects of IBRANCE + letrozole on QTc, the PR interval, or the QRS complex.2
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Well-characterised safety profile

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Well-characterised safety profile

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AE = adverse event; ECG = electrocardiogram; ET = endocrine therapy; HR+/ HER2- = hormone receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative; mBC = metastatic breast cancer; QTc = QT interval corrected for heart rate; QTcB = QT interval Bazett's correction; QTcF = QT interval Fridericia's correction; QTcS = QT interval study-specific correction factor; SmPC = Summary of Product Characteristics.References:IBRANCE Summary of Product Characteristics.Durairaj C, et al. Anticancer Drugs. 2018;29(3):271-280.
Selected safety features
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