Revised: 31 May 2019

Medicines

 

Medsafe Product Detail

Data SheetCMI
File ref: TT50-11042
Trade NameDose FormStrengthIdentifier
EvusheldSolution for injection100 mg/mL
SponsorApplication dateRegistration situationClassification
AstraZeneca Limited
P O Box 87453
Meadowbank
Auckland 1742
26/4/2022Provisional consent
Approval date: 29/7/2022
Expiry date: 29/7/2024
Labelling exemption expires 29/07/2024
Prescription
 

Provisional consent is granted for a period of two years.

This consent is given subject to the following conditions.

The New Zealand Sponsor must fulfil the following obligations within the timelines specified, which may be altered by mutual agreement with Medsafe:

1. Provide biochemical hold time stability data for cilgavimab and tixagevimab drug substance intermediates. Due date: 30 September 2022.

2. Provide the results of the chromatography resin lifetime studies for both drug substances. Due date: 30 September 2022.

3. Provide the results of the virus filtration and 0.2 µm filtration reprocessing studies for both drug substances. Due date: 30 September 2022.

4. Provide the results of a recalculation of the tolerance intervals used to assess process variability for the stability limits approach and non-stability limits approach for the drug substance potency assay once 30 batches of each drug substance are available. Due date: 30 September 2022.

5. Provide the results of a recalculation of the drug substance specification acceptance criteria once 30 batches of each drug substance are available. Due date: 30 September 2022.

6. Provide the results of a recalculation of the criteria for cIEF once 12 months of drug substance stability data are available from the process validation lots of both drug substances. Due date: 30 September 2022.

7. Revise the drug substance host cell protein acceptance limits on the basis of batch results for both drug substances. Due date: 30 September 2022.

8. Provide the updated analysis for the multivariate drug product formulation characterisation studies for both finished products. Due date: 30 September 2022.

9. Incorporate drug substance method robustness data into the appropriate validation sections of the dossier. Due date: 30 September 2022.

10. List the references for the in-house method documents in dossier sections 3.2.S.4.1 and 3.2.P.5.1. Due date: 30 September 2022.

11. Provide the simulated drug substance container leachables study data for both drug substances. Due date for results generated at 12 months under the 2-8°C and 23-27°C conditions: 30 September 2022. Due date for 24 months data: 30 September 2023.

12. Include information about the area of the sterilising filter in dossier section 3.2.P.3.3 for both finished products, in accordance with EMA/CHMP/CVMP/QWP/850374/2015. Due date: 30 September 2022.

13. Provide the final results of the elemental impurities risk assessment of both drug substances. Due date: 30 June 2024.

14. Provide the final study reports for the PROVENT, STORM CHASER, and TACKLE clinical studies within five working days of the reports being produced. PROVENT and STORM CHASER due date: 31 December 2022. TACKLE due date: 30 April 2023.

15. Provide the results of outstanding anti-drug antibody (ADA) assessments for subjects from the PROVENT clinical trial for Days 1, 29, 58, and 183 within five working days of any reports being produced. Due date: 30 September 2022.

16. Provide the interim analysis results through Day 28 for the first 50 subjects to receive a second dose from the PROVENT repeat-dose sub-study within five working days of any results being produced. Due date: 30 September 2022.

17. Provide baseline and all subsequent study visit data for the d dimer, P selectin, thrombin, and Factor VIII biomarkers from the PROVENT repeat-dose sub study within five working days of any reports being produced.

18. Provide top line data, to include safety, pharmacokinetic, ADA, and biomarker results for thrombotic events from the first nine months of the PROVENT repeat-dose sub-study should within five working days of any reports being produced. 31 March 2023.

19. Provide monthly aggregate reports for serious adverse events in the cardiac disorder System Organ Class (SOC) and other non-cardiac thrombotic serious adverse events.

20. Collect systematic data from spontaneous reporting of cardiac events and report the results regularly to Medsafe.

21. Provide additional safety and efficacy data supporting an increased dose of EVUSHELD (600mg) for the prophylaxis indication in SARS-CoV-2 variants and sub-variants against which it is shown to have reduced in-vitro potency within five working days of any reports being produced.

Composition

ComponentIngredientManufacturer
Component 1, solution for injection, Tixagevimab vialActive 
 Tixagevimab 100 mg/mLWuXi Biologics Co., Ltd.
108 Meiliang Road
Mashan, Binhu District
Wuxi
Jiangsu 214092
China
  Samsung Biologics Co Ltd
300, Songdo bio-daero Yeonsu-gu
Incheon 21987
South Korea
 Excipient 
 Histidine
 Histidine hydrochloride monohydrate
 Polysorbate 80
 Sucrose
 Water for injection
Component 2, solution for injection, Cilgavimab vialActive 
 Cilgavimab 100 mg/mLWuXi Biologics Co., Ltd.
108 Meiliang Road
Mashan, Binhu District
Wuxi
Jiangsu 214092
China
  Samsung Biologics Co Ltd
300, Songdo bio-daero Yeonsu-gu
Incheon 21987
South Korea
 Excipient 
 Histidine
 Histidine hydrochloride monohydrate
 Polysorbate 80
 Sucrose
 Water for injection

Production

Manufacturing stepManufacturer
Finished Product TestingAstraZeneca AB
Gartunavagen
Sodertalje 152 57
Sweden
 Samsung Biologics Co Ltd
300, Songdo bio-daero Yeonsu-gu
Incheon 21987
South Korea
Manufacture of Final Dose FormSamsung Biologics Co Ltd
300, Songdo bio-daero Yeonsu-gu
Incheon 21987
South Korea
PackingSamsung Biologics Co Ltd
300, Songdo bio-daero Yeonsu-gu
Incheon 21987
South Korea
Secondary PackagingAstraZeneca AB
Forskargatan 18
Sodertalje S-151 36
Sweden
 AstraZeneca AB
Gartunavagen
Sodertalje 152 57
Sweden
 Sharp Packaging Services LLC
7451 Keebler Way
Allentown
Pennsylvania 18105
United States of America
NZ Site of Product ReleasePharmacy Retailing (NZ) Ltd t/a Healthcare Logistics
58 Richard Pearse Drive
Airport Oaks
Mangere
AUCKLAND 2022

Packaging

PackageContentsShelf Life
Combination pack, 1x single dose vial of tixagevimab + 1x single dose vial of cilgavimab1 dose units18 months from date of manufacture stored at 2° to 8°C (Refrigerate, do not freeze) protect from light
4 hours opened stored at 2° to 8°C (Refrigerate, do not freeze). (or at or below 25C), not to exceed a cumulative in-use time of 4 hours
Vial, glass, Single dose of formulated cilgavimab (150 mg)1.5 mL18 months from date of manufacture stored at 2° to 8°C (Refrigerate, do not freeze) protect from light
Vial, glass, Single dose of formulated tixagevimab (150 mg)1.5 mL18 months from date of manufacture stored at 2° to 8°C (Refrigerate, do not freeze) protect from light

Indications

Evusheld is indicated for the pre-exposure prophylaxis of COVID-19 in adults and adolescents aged 12 years and older weighing at least 40 kg,
- Who have moderate to severe immune compromise due to a medical condition or receipt of immunosuppressive medications or treatments that make it likely that they will not mount an adequate immune response to COVID-19 vaccination or
- For whom vaccination with any approved COVID-19 vaccine is not recommended due to a history of severe adverse reaction (e.g., severe allergic reaction) to a COVID-19 vaccine(s) and/or COVID-19 vaccine component(s).

Latest Regulatory Activity

Application DateApplication TypeChange(s)StatusPayment DatePriority
9/11/2022Changed Medicine NotificationLabelling - Grade 2Initial evaluation17/11/2022 
19/8/2022CMN 24(5)Indications/dosage - Grade 1 (high-risk NCE)Initial evaluation26/8/2022 
12/8/2022CMN 24(5)Indications/dosage - Grade 3; Data sheet - miscellaneous changesInitial evaluation25/8/2022 
26/4/2022Provisional Consent (Section 23)Abridged new higher-risk medicine containing one or more new active substanceGranted 29/7/202219/5/2022Y
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