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BRUKINSA works to help you take control of your 

BRUKINSA is a BTK inhibitor that was designed to block BTK
  • BRUKINSA has been shown to block 100% of BTK in blood cells and 94% to 100% of BTK in lymph nodes when taken at the recommended total daily dose of 320 mg. The significance of blocking up to 100% of BTK on treatment responses has not been established
Why is a BTK inhibitor important for marginal zone lymphoma (MZL) treatment?

MZL is caused by rapid growth and spread of cancerous B cells.

  • Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (BTK) is a protein that signals to cancerous B cells, helping them to grow and spread
  • Blocking BTK can help stop this signaling

The significance of blocking up to 100% of BTK on treatment responses has not been established.

How well does BRUKINSA work?

In 2 clinical studies, 88 patients with MZL received BRUKINSA after at least 1 prior therapy. In both clinical studies:

MORE THAN

56%

responded to treatment,
known as the overall response rate

NEARLY

72%

continued to respond
for a year or longer

The effectiveness of BRUKINSA may vary for different people.
What are the possible side effects of BRUKINSA?

BRUKINSA may cause serious side effects, including:

  • Bleeding problems (hemorrhage). Bleeding problems are common with BRUKINSA, and can be serious and may lead to death. Your risk of bleeding may increase if you are also taking a blood thinner medicine. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any signs or symptoms of bleeding, including:
  • blood in your stools or black stools (looks like tar)
  • pink or brown urine
  • unexpected bleeding, or bleeding that is severe or you cannot control
  • vomit blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • cough up blood or blood clots
  • increased bruising
  • dizziness
  • weakness
  • confusion
  • change in speech
  • headache that lasts a long time
  • Infections that can be serious and may lead to death. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have fever, chills, or flu-like symptoms.
  • Decrease in blood cell counts (white blood cells, platelets, and red blood cells). Your healthcare provider should do blood tests during treatment with BRUKINSA to check your blood counts.
  • Second primary cancers. New cancers have happened in people during treatment with BRUKINSA, including cancers of the skin or other organs. Your healthcare provider will check you for other cancers during treatment with BRUKINSA. Use sun protection when you are outside in sunlight.
  • Heart rhythm problems (atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and ventricular arrhythmias) that can be serious and may lead to death. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any of the following signs or symptoms:
  • your heartbeat is fast or irregular
  • feel lightheaded or dizzy
  • pass out (faint)
  • shortness of breath
  • chest discomfort
What are the most common side effects?
  • Decreased white blood cell count
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Decreased platelet count
  • Bleeding
  • Muscle, bone, or joint pain

6% of patients discontinued treatment due to side effects in the trials.

These are not all the possible side effects of BRUKINSA.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How long will I be on treatment with BRUKINSA?

You will take BRUKINSA for as long as your doctor thinks it is helping you, or for as long as side effects are manageable.

About 15 months was the median duration of treatment for patients in the clinical studies. The median marks the midpoint where half of the patients were still taking BRUKINSA, while half were no longer on treatment.


Remember, everyone responds differently to treatment, so the length of time that you take BRUKINSA could be shorter or longer.

Patient Support Program

Call 1-833-234-4363 to talk with an Oncology Nurse Advocate. Oncology Nurse Advocates are available 8 AM-8 PM ET Monday through Friday.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking BRUKINSA?

Before taking BRUKINSA, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • have bleeding problems.
  • have had recent surgery or plan to have surgery. Your healthcare provider may stop BRUKINSA for any planned medical, surgical, or dental procedure.
  • have an infection.
  • have or had heart rhythm problems.
  • have high blood pressure.
  • have liver problems, including a history of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. BRUKINSA can harm your unborn baby. If you are able to become pregnant, your healthcare provider may do a pregnancy test before starting treatment with BRUKINSA.
    • Females should avoid getting pregnant during treatment and for 1 week after the last dose of BRUKINSA. You should use effective birth control (contraception) during treatment and for 1 week after the last dose of BRUKINSA.
    • Males should avoid getting female partners pregnant during treatment and for 1 week after the last dose of BRUKINSA. You should use effective birth control (contraception) during treatment and for 1 week after the last dose of BRUKINSA.
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if BRUKINSA passes into your breast milk. Do not breastfeed during treatment with BRUKINSA and for 2 weeks after the last dose of BRUKINSA.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Taking BRUKINSA with certain other medications may affect how BRUKINSA works and can cause side effects.

What are the possible side effects of BRUKINSA?

BRUKINSA may cause serious side effects, including:

  • Bleeding problems (hemorrhage). Bleeding problems are common with BRUKINSA, and can be serious and may lead to death. Your risk of bleeding may increase if you are also taking a blood thinner medicine. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any signs or symptoms of bleeding, including:
    • blood in your stools or black stools (looks like tar)
    • pink or brown urine
    • unexpected bleeding, or bleeding that is severe or you cannot control
    • vomit blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
    • cough up blood or blood clots
    • increased bruising
    • dizziness
    • weakness
    • confusion
    • change in speech
    • headache that lasts a long time
  • Infections that can be serious and may lead to death. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have fever, chills, or flu-like symptoms.
  • Decrease in blood cell counts (white blood cells, platelets, and red blood cells). Your healthcare provider should do blood tests during treatment with BRUKINSA to check your blood counts.
  • Second primary cancers. New cancers have happened in people during treatment with BRUKINSA, including cancers of the skin or other organs. Your healthcare provider will check you for other cancers during treatment with BRUKINSA. Use sun protection when you are outside in sunlight.
  • Heart rhythm problems (atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and ventricular arrhythmias) that can be serious and may lead to death. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any of the following signs or symptoms:
    • your heartbeat is fast or irregular
    • feel lightheaded or dizzy
    • pass out (faint)
    • shortness of breath
    • chest discomfort

The most common side effects of BRUKINSA include:

  • decreased white blood cell count
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • decreased platelet count
  • muscle, bone, or joint pain

These are not all the possible side effects of BRUKINSA. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is BRUKINSA?

BRUKINSA is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with:

  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL).
  • Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia (WM).
  • Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) who have received at least one prior treatment for their cancer.
  • Marginal zone lymphoma (MZL) when the disease has come back or did not respond to treatment and who have received at least one certain type of treatment.

It is not known if BRUKINSA is safe and effective in children.

Please see full Prescribing Information including Patient Information.

Learn more about treatment with BRUKINSA

CLL/SLLWMMCL
BRUKINSA for MZL
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