Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV)


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Schwartzberg L, Mosier M, Geller RB, Klepper MJ, Schnadig I, Vogelzang NJ. APF530 for nausea and vomiting prevention following cisplatin: phase 3 MAGIC trial analysis. J Community Support Oncol. 2017;15(2):82-88.

Deeks ED. Granisetron extended-release injection: A review in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. Drugs. 2016;76(18):1779-1786. 

Schnadig ID, Agajanian R, Dakhil C, Gabrail NY, Smith RE Jr, Taylor C, Wilks ST, Schwartzberg LS, Cooper W, Mosier MC, Payne JY, Klepper MJ, Vacirca JL. APF530 (granisetron injection extended-release) in a three-drug regimen for delayed CINV in highly emetogenic chemotherapy. Future Oncol. 2016;12(12):1469-1481.

Boccia R, O’Boyle E, Cooper W. Randomized phase III trial of APF530 versus palonosetron in the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in a subset of patients with breast cancer receiving moderately or highly emetogenic chemotherapy. BMC Cancer. 2016;16(1):166.

Raftopoulos H, Boccia R, Cooper W, O’Boyle E, Gralla RJ. Slow-release granisetron (APF530) versus palonosetron for chemotherapy-induced nausea/vomiting: analysis by American Society of Clinical Oncology emetogenicity criteria. Future Oncol. 2015;11(18):2541-2551.

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Ottoboni T, Gelder MS, O’Boyle E. Biochronomer™ technology and the development of APF530, a sustained release formulation of granisetron. J Exp Pharmacol. 2014;6:15-21.

Raftopoulos H, Cooper W, O’Boyle E, Gabrail N, Boccia R, Gralla RJ. Comparison of an extended-release formulation of granisetron (APF530) versus palonosetron for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting associated with moderately or highly emetogenic chemotherapy: results of a prospective, randomized, double-blind, noninferiority phase 3 trial. Support Care Cancer. 2015;23(3):723-732.

Gabrail N, Yanagihara R, Spaczyński M, Cooper W, O’Boyle E, Smith C, Boccia R. Pharmacokinetics, safety, and efficacy of APF530 (extended-release granisetron) in patients receiving moderately or highly emetogenic chemotherapy: results of two phase 2 trials. Cancer Manag Res. 2015;7:83-92.

Mason JW, Moon TE, O’Boyle E, Dietz A. A randomized, placebo-controlled, four-period crossover, definitive QT study of the effects of APF530 exposure, high-dose intravenous granisetron, and moxifloxacin on QTc prolongation. Cancer Manag Res. 2014;6:181-190.


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Ottoboni T, Keller MR, Cravets M, Clendeninn N, Quart B. Bioequivalence of HTX-019 (aprepitant IV) and fosaprepitant in healthy subjects: a Phase I, open-label, randomized, two-way crossover evaluation. Drug Des Devel Ther. 2018;12:429-435.

Pain Management

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Biochronomer® Technology

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