8 USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS
Pregnancy Exposure Registry
There is a pregnancy exposure registry that monitors pregnancy outcomes in women exposed to NURTEC ODT during pregnancy. For more information, healthcare providers or patients are encouraged to contact: 1-877-366-0324, email [email protected], or visit nurtecpregnancyregistry.com.
There are no adequate data on the developmental risk associated with the use of NURTEC ODT in pregnant women. In animal studies, oral administration of rimegepant during organogenesis resulted in adverse effects on development in rats (decreased fetal body weight and increased incidence of skeletal variations) at exposures greater than those used clinically and which were associated with maternal toxicity (see Data).
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. The estimated rate of major birth defects (2.2 to 2.9%) and miscarriage (17%) among deliveries to women with migraine are similar to rates reported in women without migraine.
Oral administration of rimegepant (0, 10, 60, or 300 mg/kg/day) to pregnant rats during the period of organogenesis resulted in decreased fetal body weight and an increased incidence of fetal skeletal variations at the highest dose tested (300 mg/kg/day), which was associated with maternal toxicity. Plasma exposures (AUC) at the no-effect dose (60 mg/kg/day) for adverse effects on embryofetal development were approximately 45 times that in humans at the maximum recommended human dose (MRHD) of 75 mg/day.
Oral administration of rimegepant (0, 10, 25, or 50 mg/kg/day) to pregnant rabbits during the period of organogenesis resulted in no adverse effects on embryofetal development. The highest dose tested (50 mg/kg/day) was associated with plasma exposures (AUC) approximately 10 times that in humans at the MRHD.
Oral administration of rimegepant (0, 10, 25, or 60 mg/kg/day) to rats throughout gestation and lactation resulted in no effects on pre- or postnatal development. The highest dose tested (60 mg/kg/day) was associated with plasma exposures (AUC) approximately 24 times that in humans at the MRHD.
A lactation study was conducted, and the results have established a relative infant dose of less than 1% of the maternal weight-adjusted dose and the milk-to-plasma ratio of 0.20 (see Data). These data support that transfer of rimegepant into breastmilk is low. There are no data on the effects of rimegepant on a breastfed infant or on milk production.
The developmental and health benefits of breastfeeding should be considered along with the mother's clinical need for NURTEC ODT and any potential adverse effects on the breastfed infant from NURTEC ODT or from the underlying maternal condition.
8.5 Geriatric Use
In pharmacokinetic studies, no clinically significant pharmacokinetic differences were observed between elderly and younger subjects. Clinical studies of NURTEC ODT did not include sufficient numbers of patients aged 65 and over to determine whether they respond differently from younger patients.
8.6 Hepatic Impairment
No dosage adjustment of NURTEC ODT is required in patients with mild (Child-Pugh A) or moderate (Child-Pugh B) hepatic impairment. Plasma concentrations of rimegepant were significantly higher in subjects with severe (Child-Pugh C) hepatic impairment. Avoid use of NURTEC ODT in patients with severe hepatic impairment [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].
8.7 Renal Impairment
No dosage adjustment of NURTEC ODT is required in patients with mild, moderate, or severe renal impairment. NURTEC ODT has not been studied in patients with end-stage renal disease and in patients on dialysis. Avoid use of NURTEC ODT in patients with end-stage renal disease (CLcr < 15 mL/min) [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].