AVAPRITINIB (Ayvakit) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

AVAPRITINIB

What is the Trade Name for AVAPRITINIB

Ayvakit

What is the Indication for AVAPRITINIB

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE AYVAKIT is a kinase inhibitor indicated for: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) the treatment of adults with unresectable or metastatic GIST harboring a platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha (PDGFRA) exon 18 mutation, including PDGFRA D842V mutations. ( 1.1 , 2.1 ) Advanced Systemic Mastocytosis (AdvSM) the treatment of adult patients with AdvSM. AdvSM includes patients with aggressive systemic mastocytosis (ASM), systemic mastocytosis with an associated hematological neoplasm (SM-AHN), and mast cell leukemia (MCL). ( 1.2 ) Limitations of Use: AYVAKIT is not recommended for the treatment of patients with AdvSM with platelet counts of less than 50 √ó 10 9 /L ( 1.2 ) 1.1 PDGFRA Exon 18 Mutation-Positive Unresectable or Metastatic Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) AYVAKIT‚Ñ¢ is indicated for the treatment of adults with unresectable or metastatic GIST harboring a platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha (PDGFRA) exon 18 mutation, including PDGFRA D842V mutations [see Dosage and Administration (2.1) ] . 1.2 Advanced Systemic Mastocytosis (AdvSM) AYVAKIT is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with advanced systemic mastocytosis (AdvSM). AdvSM includes patients with aggressive systemic mastocytosis (ASM), systemic mastocytosis with an associated hematological neoplasm (SM-AHN), and mast cell leukemia (MCL). Limitations of Use : AYVAKIT is not recommended for the treatment of patients with AdvSM with platelet counts of less than 50 √ó 10 9 /L [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1) ] .

 

 

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