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6.2 Postmarketing Experience

The following adverse reactions have been identified during post-approval use of TAGRISSO. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.

Skin and subcutaneous tissue: Stevens-Johnson syndrome, erythema multiforme, cutaneous vasculitis


7.1 Effect of Other Drugs on Osimertinib

Strong CYP3A Inducers

Co-administering TAGRISSO with a strong CYP3A4 inducer decreased the exposure of osimertinib compared to administering TAGRISSO alone [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)]. Decreased osimertinib exposure may lead to reduced efficacy.

Avoid co-administering TAGRISSO with strong CYP3A inducers. Increase the TAGRISSO dosage when co-administering with a strong CYP3A4 inducer if concurrent use is unavoidable [see Dosage and Administration (2.4)]. No dose adjustments are required when TAGRISSO is used with moderate and/or weak CYP3A inducers.

7.2 Effect of Osimertinib on Other Drugs

Co-administering TAGRISSO with a breast cancer resistant protein (BCRP) or P-glycoprotein (P-gp) substrate increased the exposure of the substrate compared to administering it alone [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)]. Increased BCRP or P-gp substrate exposure may increase the risk of exposure-related toxicity.

Monitor for adverse reactions of the BCRP or P-gp substrate, unless otherwise instructed in its approved labeling, when co-administered with TAGRISSO.

7.3 Drugs That Prolong the QTc Interval

The effect of co-administering medicinal products known to prolong the QTc interval with TAGRISSO is unknown. When feasible, avoid concomitant administration of drugs known to prolong the QTc interval with known risk of Torsades de pointes. If not feasible to avoid concomitant administration of such drugs, conduct periodic ECG monitoring [see Warnings and Precautions (5.2) and Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].


8.1 Pregnancy

Risk Summary

Based on data from animal studies and its mechanism of action [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.1)] , TAGRISSO can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman. There are no available data on TAGRISSO use in pregnant women. Administration of osimertinib to pregnant rats was associated with embryolethality and reduced fetal growth at plasma exposures 1.5 times the exposure at the recommended clinical dose (see Data). Advise pregnant women of the potential risk to a fetus.

In the U.S. general population, the estimated background risk of major birth defects and miscarriage in clinically recognized pregnancies is 2% to 4% and 15% to 20%, respectively.


Animal Data

When administered to pregnant rats prior to embryonic implantation through the end of organogenesis (gestation days 2-20) at a dose of 20 mg/kg/day, which produced plasma exposures of approximately 1.5 times the clinical exposure, osimertinib caused post-implantation loss and early embryonic death. When administered to pregnant rats from implantation through the closure of the hard palate (gestation days 6 to 16) at doses of 1 mg/kg/day and above (0.1 times the AUC observed at the recommended clinical dose of 80 mg once daily), an equivocal increase in the rate of fetal malformations and variations was observed in treated litters relative to those of concurrent controls. When administered to pregnant dams at doses of 30 mg/kg/day during organogenesis through lactation Day 6, osimertinib caused an increase in total litter loss and postnatal death. At a dose of 20 mg/kg/day, osimertinib administration during the same period resulted in increased postnatal death as well as a slight reduction in mean pup weight at birth that increased in magnitude between lactation days 4 and 6.

8.2 Lactation

Risk Summary

There are no data on the presence of osimertinib or its active metabolites in human milk, the effects of osimertinib on the breastfed infant or on milk production. Administration to rats during gestation and early lactation was associated with adverse effects, including reduced growth rates and neonatal death [see Use in Specific Populations (8.1)]. Because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in breastfed infants from osimertinib, advise women not to breastfeed during treatment with TAGRISSO and for 2 weeks after the final dose.

8.3 Females and Males of Reproductive Potential

Based on animal data, TAGRISSO can cause malformations, embryo lethality, and postnatal death at doses resulting in exposures 1.5 times or less the human exposure at the clinical dose of 80 mg daily [see Use in Specific Populations (8.1)].

Pregnancy Testing

Verify the pregnancy status of females of reproductive potential prior to initiating TAGRISSO.



Advise females of reproductive potential to use effective contraception during treatment with TAGRISSO and for 6 weeks after the final dose [see Use in Specific Populations (8.1)].


Advise male patients with female partners of reproductive potential to use effective contraception during and for 4 months following the final dose of TAGRISSO [see Nonclinical Toxicology (13.1)].


Based on animal studies, TAGRISSO may impair fertility in females and males of reproductive potential. The effects on female fertility showed a trend toward reversibility. It is not known whether the effects on male fertility are reversible [see Nonclinical Toxicology (13.1)].

8.4 Pediatric Use

The safety and effectiveness of TAGRISSO in pediatric patients have not been established.

8.5 Geriatric Use

Forty-three percent (43%) of the 1479 patients in ADAURA (n=337), FLAURA (n=279), AURA3 (n=279), AURA Extension (n=201), AURA2 (n=210), and AURA1, (n=173) were 65 years of age and older. No overall differences in effectiveness were observed based on age. Exploratory analysis suggests a higher incidence of Grade 3 and 4 adverse reactions (35% vs 27%) and more frequent dose modifications for adverse reactions (32% vs 21%) in patients 65 years or older as compared to those younger than 65 years.

8.6 Renal Impairment

No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with creatinine clearance (CLcr) 15 — 89 mL/min, as estimated by Cockcroft-Gault. There is no recommended dose of TAGRISSO for patients with end-stage renal disease (CLcr <15 mL/min) [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].

8.7 Hepatic Impairment

No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh A and B or total bilirubin ≤ ULN and AST > ULN or total bilirubin 1 to 3 times ULN and any AST). There is no recommended dose for TAGRISSO for patients with severe hepatic impairment (total bilirubin between 3 to 10 times ULN and any AST) [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].


Osimertinib is a kinase inhibitor for oral use. The molecular formula for osimertinib mesylate is C28 H33 N7 O2 •CH4 O3 S, and the molecular weight is 596 g/mol. The chemical name is N-(2-{2-dimethylaminoethyl-methylamino}-4-methoxy-5-{[4-(1-methylindol-3-yl)pyrimidin-2-yl]amino} phenyl)prop-2-enamide mesylate salt. Osimertinib has the following structural formula (as osimertinib mesylate):


TAGRISSO tablets contain 40 or 80 mg of osimertinib, equivalent to 47.7 and 95.4 mg of osimertinib mesylate, respectively. Inactive ingredients in the tablet core are mannitol, microcrystalline cellulose, low-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose and sodium stearyl fumarate. The tablet coating consists of polyvinyl alcohol, titanium dioxide, macrogol 3350, talc, ferric oxide yellow, ferric oxide red and ferric oxide black.

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