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Drug interactions between dacomitinib and Mastussin DM

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Mastussin DM (dextromethorphan/guaifenesin)

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dextromethorphan dacomitinib

Applies to: Mastussin DM (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin) and dacomitinib

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MONITOR: Coadministration with CYP450 2D6 inhibitors may increase the plasma concentrations of dextromethorphan in patients who are extensive metabolizers of this isoenzyme (approximately 93% of Caucasians and more than 98% of Asians and individuals of African descent). The proposed mechanism is inhibition of the CYP450 2D6-mediated O-demethylation of dextromethorphan. Increased plasma concentrations increase the risk of dextromethorphan-related adverse effects (e.g., agitation, confusion, tremor, insomnia, diarrhea, and respiratory depression) and serotonin syndrome. Coadministration of dextromethorphan (60 mg orally, once) with the CYP450 2D6 inhibitor panobinostat (20 mg orally once a day on days 3, 5, and 8) in 14 patients with advanced cancer had a highly variable effect on dextromethorphan levels, increasing the peak plasma concentration (Cmax) of dextromethorphan by 20% to 200%, and total systemic exposure (AUC 0 to infinity) by 20% to 130%, compared to dextromethorphan given alone. In addition, multiple doses of the potent CYP450 2D6 inhibitor cinacalcet (50 mg daily), increased the AUC of a single 30 mg dextromethorphan dose by 11-fold in extensive metabolizers of this isoenzyme. The moderate CYP450 2D6 inhibitor asunaprevir, given at 200 mg twice daily, also increased Cmax and AUC of a single 30 mg dose of dextromethorphan by 2.7- and 3.9-fold, respectively, in 17 study subjects.

MANAGEMENT: Caution should be exercised if these drugs must be used together. Patients should be monitored for signs of dextromethorphan adverse effects (e.g., agitation, confusion, tremor, insomnia, diarrhea, and respiratory depression) and serotonin syndrome, and advised to notify their health care professional if these adverse effects develop or worsen. Dose reduction of dextromethorphan may also be required.


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Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
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