Prolongación del tiempo QT
Eventos adversos de medicamentos
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Variantes ✨Para la evaluación computacionalmente intensiva de las variantes, elija la suscripción estándar paga.
Explicaciones de las sustancias para pacientes.
No existen advertencias adicionales para la combinación de asenapina y solifenacina. Consulte también la información especializada pertinente.
Los cambios informados en la exposición corresponden a los cambios en la curva de concentración plasmática-tiempo [ AUC ]. No esperamos ningún cambio en la exposición a asenapina, cuando se combina con solifenacina (100%). No esperamos ningún cambio en la exposición a solifenacina, cuando se combina con asenapina (100%).
Los parámetros farmacocinéticos de la población media se utilizan como punto de partida para calcular los cambios individuales en la exposición debidos a las interacciones.
La asenapina tiene una baja biodisponibilidad oral [ F ] del 2%, por lo que el nivel plasmático máximo [Cmax] tiende a cambiar fuertemente con una interacción. La vida media terminal [ t12 ] es de 24 horas y se alcanzan niveles plasmáticos constantes [ Css ] después de aproximadamente 96 horas. La unión a proteínas [ Pb ] es moderadamente fuerte al 95% y el volumen de distribución [ Vd ] es muy grande a 1700 litros. El metabolismo tiene lugar principalmente a través de CYP1A2 y el transporte activo tiene lugar especialmente a través de UGT1A4.
La solifenacina tiene una alta biodisponibilidad oral [ F ] del 88%, por lo que el nivel plasmático máximo [Cmax] tiende a cambiar poco durante una interacción. La vida media terminal [ t12 ] es relativamente extensa a las 56.5 horas y los niveles plasmáticos constantes [ Css ] sólo se alcanzan después de más de 226 horas. La unión a proteínas [ Pb ] es 98% fuerte. El metabolismo tiene lugar principalmente a través de CYP3A4.
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Clasificación: Según nuestro conocimiento, ni la asenapina ni la solifenacina aumentan la actividad serotoninérgica.
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Recomendación: El riesgo de efectos secundarios anticolinérgicos como visión borrosa, confusión y temblor aumenta con esta terapia. Si es posible, se debe cambiar la terapia o el paciente debe ser monitoreado de cerca por otros síntomas, como estreñimiento, midriasis e hipovigilancia.
Clasificación: La solifenacina (severo) y la asenapina (leve) combinadas aumentan la actividad anticolinérgica.
Prolongación del tiempo QT
Clasificación: En combinación, la asenapina y la solifenacina pueden desencadenar potencialmente arritmias ventriculares del tipo torsades de pointes.
Efectos adversos generales
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|Aumento de peso||11.5 %||11.5||n.a.|
|Hipotensión ortostática||1.5 %||1.5||n.a.|
Dolor de cabeza: solifenacina
Síndrome neuroléptico maligno: asenapina
Obstrucción intestinal: solifenacina
Angioedema: solifenacina, asenapina
Reacción de hipersensibilidad: solifenacina, asenapina
Con base en sus respuestas e información científica, evaluamos el riesgo individual de efectos secundarios adversos. Estas recomendaciones están destinadas a asesorar a los profesionales y no sustituyen la consulta con un médico. En la versión de prueba restringida (alfa), el riesgo de todas las sustancias aún no se ha evaluado de manera concluyente.
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Abstract: The succinate salt of solifenacin, a tertiary amine with anticholinergic properties, is used for symptomatic treatment of overactive bladder. Solifenacin peak plasma concentrations of 24.0 and 40.6 ng/mL are reached 3-8 hours after long-term oral administration of a 5 or 10 mg solifenacin dose, respectively. Studies in healthy adults have shown that the drug has high absolute bioavailability of about 90%, which does not decrease with concomitant food intake. Solifenacin has an apparent volume of distribution of 600 L, is 93-96% plasma protein bound, and probably crosses the blood-brain barrier. Solifenacin is eliminated mainly through hepatic metabolism via cytochrome P450 (CYP) 3A4, with about only 7% (3-13%) of the dose being excreted unchanged in the urine. Solifenacin metabolites are unlikely to contribute to clinical solifenacin effects. In healthy adults, total clearance of solifenacin amounts to 7-14 L/h. The terminal elimination half-life ranges from 33 to 85 hours, permitting once-daily administration. Urinary excretion plays a minor role in the elimination of solifenacin, resulting in renal clearance of 0.67-1.51 L/h. Solifenacin does not influence the activity of CYP1A1/2, 2C9, 2D6 and 3A4, and shows a weak inhibitory potential for CYP2C19 and P-glycoprotein in vitro; however, clinical drug-drug interactions with CYP2C19 and P-glycoprotein substrates are very unlikely. Exposure to solifenacin is increased about 1.2-fold in elderly subjects and about 2-fold in subjects with moderate hepatic and severe renal impairment, as well as by coadministration of the potent CYP3A4 inhibitor ketoconazole 200 mg/day. The full therapeutic effects of solifenacin occur after 2-4 weeks of treatment and are maintained upon long-term therapy. Although solifenacin pharmacokinetics display linearity at doses of 5-40 mg, no obvious dose dependency was observed in efficacy and tolerability studies. The efficacy of solifenacin (5 or 10 mg/day) is at least equal to that of extended-release (ER) tolterodine (4 mg/day) in reducing the mean number of micturitions per 24 hours and urgency episodes, and in increasing the volume voided per micturition. Solifenacin (5 mg/day) appears to be superior to ER tolterodine (4 mg/day) in reducing incontinence episodes (mean -1.30 vs -0.90, p = 0.018) and is superior to propiverine (20 mg/day) at the dose of 10 mg/day in reducing urgency (-2.30 vs -2.78, p = 0.012) and nocturia episodes. Based on withdrawal rates due to adverse effects during the 52-week treatment period, solifenacin appears to have better tolerability than immediate-release (IR) oxybutynin 10-15 mg/day and IR tolterodine 4 mg/day. With regard to the pharmacokinetics of solifenacin, and for safety reasons, doses exceeding 5 mg/day are not recommended for patients with moderate hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh score 7-9), patients with severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance <30 mL/min) and subjects undergoing concomitant therapy with CYP3A4 inhibitors.
Abstract: An assessment of the effects of asenapine on QTc interval in patients with schizophrenia revealed a discrepancy between the results obtained by two different methods: an intersection-union test (IUT) (as recommended in the International Conference on Harmonisation E14 guidance) and an exposure-response (E-R) analysis. Simulations were performed in order to understand and reconcile this discrepancy. Although estimates of the time-matched, placebo-corrected mean change in QTc from baseline (ddQTc) at peak plasma concentrations from the E-R analysis ranged from 2 to 5 ms per dose level, the IUT applied to simulated data from the E-R model yielded maximum ddQTc estimates of 7-10 ms for the various doses of asenapine. These results indicate that the IUT can produce biased estimates that may induce a high false-positive rate in individual thorough QTc trials. In such cases, simulations from an E-R model can aid in reconciling the results from the two methods and may support the use of E-R results as a basis for labeling.
Abstract: The metabolism and excretion of asenapine [(3aRS,12bRS)-5-chloro-2-methyl-2,3,3a,12b-tetrahydro-1H-dibenzo[2,3:6,7]-oxepino [4,5-c]pyrrole (2Z)-2-butenedioate (1:1)] were studied after sublingual administration of [(14)C]-asenapine to healthy male volunteers. Mean total excretion on the basis of the percent recovery of the total radioactive dose was ∼90%, with ∼50% appearing in urine and ∼40% excreted in feces; asenapine itself was detected only in feces. Metabolic profiles were determined in plasma, urine, and feces using high-performance liquid chromatography with radioactivity detection. Approximately 50% of drug-related material in human plasma was identified or quantified. The remaining circulating radioactivity corresponded to at least 15 very polar, minor peaks (mostly phase II products). Overall, >70% of circulating radioactivity was associated with conjugated metabolites. Major metabolic routes were direct glucuronidation and N-demethylation. The principal circulating metabolite was asenapine N(+)-glucuronide; other circulating metabolites were N-desmethylasenapine-N-carbamoyl-glucuronide, N-desmethylasenapine, and asenapine 11-O-sulfate. In addition to the parent compound, asenapine, the principal excretory metabolite was asenapine N(+)-glucuronide. Other excretory metabolites were N-desmethylasenapine-N-carbamoylglucuronide, 11-hydroxyasenapine followed by conjugation, 10,11-dihydroxy-N-desmethylasenapine, 10,11-dihydroxyasenapine followed by conjugation (several combinations of these routes were found) and N-formylasenapine in combination with several hydroxylations, and most probably asenapine N-oxide in combination with 10,11-hydroxylations followed by conjugations. In conclusion, asenapine was extensively and rapidly metabolized, resulting in several regio-isomeric hydroxylated and conjugated metabolites.
Abstract: BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The effects of hepatic or renal impairment on the pharmacokinetics of atypical antipsychotics are not well understood. Drug exposure may increase in patients with hepatic disease, owing to a reduction of certain metabolic enzymes. The objective of the present study was to study the effects of hepatic or renal impairment on the pharmacokinetics of asenapine and its N-desmethyl and N⁺-glucuronide metabolites. METHODS: Two clinical studies were performed to assess exposure to asenapine, desmethylasenapine and asenapine N⁺-glucuronide in subjects with hepatic or renal impairment. Pharmacokinetic parameters were determined from plasma concentration-time data, using standard noncompartmental methods. The pharmacokinetic variables that were studied included the maximum plasma concentration (C(max)) and the time to reach the maximum plasma concentration (t(max)). Eligible subjects, from inpatient and outpatient clinics, were aged ≥18 years with a body mass index of ≥18 kg/m² and ≤32 kg/m². Sublingual asenapine (Saphris®) was administered as a single 5 mg dose. RESULTS: Thirty subjects participated in the hepatic impairment study (normal hepatic function, n = 8; mild hepatic impairment [Child-Pugh class A], n = 8; moderate hepatic impairment [Child-Pugh class B], n = 8; severe hepatic impairment [Child-Pugh class C], n = 6). Thirty-three subjects were enrolled in the renal impairment study (normal renal function, n = 9; mild renal impairment, n = 8; moderate renal impairment, n = 8; severe renal impairment, n = 8). Asenapine and N-desmethylasenapine exposures were unaltered in subjects with mild or moderate hepatic impairment, compared with healthy controls. Severe hepatic impairment was associated with increased area under the plasma concentration-time curve from time zero to infinity (AUC(∞)) values for total asenapine, N-desmethylasenapine and asenapine N⁺-glucuronide (5-, 3-, and 2-fold, respectively), with slight increases in the C(max) of asenapine but 3- and 2-fold decreases in the C(max) values for N-desmethylasenapine and asenapine N⁺-glucuronide, respectively, compared with healthy controls. The mean AUC(∞) of unbound asenapine was more than 7-fold higher in subjects with severe hepatic impairment than in healthy controls. Mild renal impairment was associated with slight elevations in the AUC(∞) of asenapine compared with healthy controls; alterations observed with moderate and severe renal impairment were marginal. N-desmethylasenapine exposure was only slightly altered by renal impairment. No correlations were observed between exposure and creatinine clearance. CONCLUSION: Severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh class C) was associated with pronounced increases in asenapine exposure, but significant increases were not seen with mild (Child-Pugh class A) or moderate (Child-Pugh class B) hepatic impairment, or with any degree of renal impairment. Asenapine is not recommended in patients with severe hepatic impairment; no dose adjustment is needed in patients with mild or moderate hepatic impairment, or in patients with renal impairment.
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Abstract: Asenapine is one of the newer atypical antipsychotics on the market. It is a sublingually administered drug that is indicated for the treatment of both schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and is considered to be safe and well tolerated. Herein, we report a 71-year-old female with a history of bipolar disorder who had ventricular trigemini and experienced a large increase in her QTc interval after starting treatment with asenapine. These changes ceased following withdrawal of asenapine. In this case report, we discuss the importance of cardiac monitoring when switching antipsychotics, even to those that are considered to have low cardiac risk.
Abstract: BACKGROUND: Anticholinergic drugs put elderly patients at a higher risk for falls, cognitive decline, and delirium as well as peripheral adverse reactions like dry mouth or constipation. Prescribers are often unaware of the drug-based anticholinergic burden (ACB) of their patients. This study aimed to develop an anticholinergic burden score for drugs licensed in Germany to be used by clinicians at prescribing level. METHODS: A systematic literature search in pubmed assessed previously published ACB tools. Quantitative grading scores were extracted, reduced to drugs available in Germany, and reevaluated by expert discussion. Drugs were scored as having no, weak, moderate, or strong anticholinergic effects. Further drugs were identified in clinical routine and included as well. RESULTS: The literature search identified 692 different drugs, with 548 drugs available in Germany. After exclusion of drugs due to no systemic effect or scoring of drug combinations (n = 67) and evaluation of 26 additional identified drugs in clinical routine, 504 drugs were scored. Of those, 356 drugs were categorised as having no, 104 drugs were scored as weak, 18 as moderate and 29 as having strong anticholinergic effects. CONCLUSIONS: The newly created ACB score for drugs authorized in Germany can be used in daily clinical practice to reduce potentially inappropriate medications for elderly patients. Further clinical studies investigating its effect on reducing anticholinergic side effects are necessary for validation.
Abstract: A highly selective and sensitive liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) assay has been described for the determination of asenapine (ASE) in presence of its inactive metabolites-desmethyl asenapine (DMA) and asenapine--glucuronide (ASG). ASE, and ASE 13C-d3, used as internal standard (IS), were extracted from 300 µL human plasma by a simple and precise liquid-liquid extraction procedure using methyl-butyl ether. Baseline separation of ASE from its inactive metabolites was achieved on Chromolith Performance RP(100 mm × 4.6 mm) column using acetonitrile-5.0 mM ammonium acetate-10% formic acid (90:10:0.1, v/v/v) within 4.5 min. Quantitation of ASE was done on a triple quadrupole mass spectrometer equipped with electrospray ionization in the positive mode. The protonated precursor to product ion transitions monitored for ASE and ASE 13C-d3 were286.1 → 166.0 and290.0 → 166.1, respectively. The limit of detection (LOD) and limit of quantitation (LOQ) of the method were 0.0025 ng/mL and 0.050 ng/mL respectively in a linear concentration range of 0.050-20.0 ng/mL for ASE. The intra-batch and inter-batch precision (% CV) and mean relative recovery across quality control levels were ≤ 5.8% and 87.3%, respectively. Matrix effect, evaluated as IS-normalized matrix factor, ranged from 1.03 to 1.05. The stability of ASE under different storage conditions was ascertained in presence of the metabolites. The developed method is much simpler, matrix free, rapid and economical compared to the existing methods. The method was successfully used for a bioequivalence study of asenapine in healthy Indian subjects for the first time.