Adolescent IGA
Efficacy Results

In adolescents, see visible results
with DUPIXENT

Review the 16-week, randomized, placebo‑controlled trial in adolescents aged 12-17 years with uncontrolled moderate‑to‑severe atopic dermatitis1

Significant skin clearance was demonstrated in adolescents (primary endpoint; P<0.001)1-3,a

Efficacy Results of DUPIXENT at Week 16 (FAS)
DUPIXENT
(n=82)b
PLACEBO
(n=85)
Achieved clear or almost‑clear skin (IGA 0 or 1) 24% 2%

aResponder was defined as a subject with an IGA 0 or 1 (clear or almost clear) and a reduction of ≥2 points on a 0‑4 scale at Week 16 (primary efficacy outcome).

bAdolescents ≥60 kg received DUPIXENT 300 mg Q2W after a 600 mg loading dose, and adolescents <60 kg received 200 mg Q2W after a 400 mg loading dose.1

Visible results in an adolescent patient

Adolescent patient achieved a 2-point improvement in IGA

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Actual 12-year-old patient in the phase 3 adolescent DUPIXENT trial. Patient had a baseline IGA of 4 and EASI of 31. Individual results may vary.

A clinical responder was defined as a patient achieving IGA 0 or 1 and at least a 2-point improvement from baseline1

  • This adolescent patient did not meet the primary endpoint in the clinical trial based on their IGA score at Week 16

See Changes in Adults
See Changes in Children
(6 to 11 Years)

Measuring the severity of the signs of atopic dermatitis

IGA assesses the overall severity of the clinical signs of atopic dermatitis3

A 0- to 4-point scoring system of the overall severity of atopic dermatitis skin lesions3


4

Severe
Disease

Severe erythema and severe
papulation/infiltration

3

Moderate
Disease

Moderate erythema and moderate
papulation/infiltration

2

Mild
Disease

Mild erythema and mild
papulation/infiltration

1

Almost
Clear

Just perceptible erythema, and
just perceptible papulation/infiltration

0

Clear
 

No inflammatory signs of
atopic dermatitis

A clinical responder was defined as a patient achieving IGA 0 or 1 and at least a 2-point improvement from baseline1

Example representation of IGA scoring. Not an actual patient.

See improvements in lesion
extent and severity

References:

  1. DUPIXENT Prescribing Information.
  2. Simpson EL, Paller AS, Siegfried EC, et al. Efficacy and safety of dupilumab in adolescents with uncontrolled moderate to severe atopic dermatitis: a phase 3 randomized clinical trial. JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(1):44-56.
  3. Data on file, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Important Safety
Information and Indication

CONTRAINDICATION: DUPIXENT is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to dupilumab or any of its excipients.

WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

Hypersensitivity: Hypersensitivity reactions, including generalized urticaria, rash, erythema nodosum, anaphylaxis and serum sickness or serum sickness-like reactions, were reported in <1% of subjects who received DUPIXENT in clinical trials. If a clinically significant hypersensitivity reaction occurs, institute appropriate therapy and discontinue DUPIXENT.

Conjunctivitis and Keratitis: Conjunctivitis and keratitis occurred more frequently in atopic dermatitis subjects who received DUPIXENT. Conjunctivitis was the most frequently reported eye disorder. Most subjects with conjunctivitis or keratitis recovered or were recovering during the treatment period. Advise patients to report new onset or worsening eye symptoms to their healthcare provider.

Reduction of Corticosteroid Dosage: Do not discontinue systemic, topical or inhaled corticosteroids abruptly upon initiation with DUPIXENT. Reductions in corticosteroid dose, if appropriate, should be gradual and performed under the direct supervision of a physician. Reduction in corticosteroid dose may be associated with systemic withdrawal symptoms and/or unmask conditions previously suppressed by systemic corticosteroid therapy.

Atopic Dermatitis Patients with Comorbid Asthma: Advise patients not to adjust or stop their asthma treatments without consultation with their physicians.

Parasitic (Helminth) Infections: It is unknown if DUPIXENT will influence the immune response against helminth infections. Treat patients with pre-existing helminth infections before initiating therapy with DUPIXENT. If patients become infected while receiving treatment with DUPIXENT and do not respond to anti-helminth treatment, discontinue treatment with DUPIXENT until the infection resolves.

ADVERSE REACTIONS: The most common adverse reactions (incidence ≥1% at Week 16) in adult patients with atopic dermatitis are injection site reactions, conjunctivitis, blepharitis, oral herpes, keratitis, eye pruritus, other herpes simplex virus infection, and dry eye. The safety profile in children and adolescents through Week 16 was similar to that of adults with atopic dermatitis. In an open-label extension study, the long-term safety profile of DUPIXENT in adolescents and children observed through Week 52 was consistent with that seen in adults with atopic dermatitis.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Avoid use of live vaccines in patients treated with DUPIXENT.

USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS

  • Pregnancy: There is a pregnancy exposure registry that monitors pregnancy outcomes in women exposed to DUPIXENT during pregnancy. Healthcare providers and patients may call 1-877-311-8972 or go to https://mothertobaby.org/ongoing-study/dupixent/ to enroll in or obtain information about the registry. Available data from case reports and case series with DUPIXENT use in pregnant women have not identified a drug-associated risk of major birth defects, miscarriage or adverse maternal or fetal outcomes. Human IgG antibodies are known to cross the placental barrier; therefore, DUPIXENT may be transmitted from the mother to the developing fetus.
  • Lactation: There are no data on the presence of DUPIXENT in human milk, the effects on the breastfed infant, or the effects on milk production. Maternal IgG is known to be present in human milk. The developmental and health benefits of breastfeeding should be considered along with the mother’s clinical need for DUPIXENT and any potential adverse effects on the breastfed child from DUPIXENT or from the underlying maternal condition.

Please see accompanying full Prescribing Information.

Indication

DUPIXENT is indicated for the treatment of patients aged 6 years and older with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis whose disease is not adequately controlled with topical prescription therapies or when those therapies are not advisable. DUPIXENT can be used with or without topical corticosteroids.