GAVRETO® (Pralsetinib), 100 mg hard capsules

Swissmedic marketing authorisation number: 68182
Swissmedic marketing authorisation date: 12.08.2021


Indications: RET fusion-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) with RET mutation or RET fusion-positive thyroid carcinoma in adult patients with advanced, metastatic disease who require systemic therapy and who have experienced progression after previous treatment.

Phase: I/II

Summary: Pivotal phase I/II, first-in-human, open-label study evaluating the safety, efficacy, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of pralsetinib in adult patients with advanced unresectable RET fusion-driven NSCLC, RET mutation or RET fusion-driven thyroid carcinoma and other solid tumors with RET fusions. The study included a phase I dose escalation part to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and the recommended phase II dose (RP2D) of pralsetinib.

Following the phase I part of the study, a phase II expansion part followed with the aim of evaluating the clinical efficacy based on the primary endpoint and secondary endpoints in specific tumour entities, as well as the safety and tolerability of pralsetinib.

Sponsor: Blueprint Medicines


  1. Phase 1/2 Study of the Highly-selective RET Inhibitor, Pralsetinib (BLU-667), in Patients With Thyroid Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, and Other Advanced Solid Tumors (ARROW).

  2. Gainor et al., Pralsetinib for RET fusion-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (ARROW): a multi-cohort, open-label, phase 1/2 study.

  3. Subbiah et al., Pralsetinib for patients with advanced or metastatic RET-altered thyroid cancer (ARROW): a multi-cohort, open-label, registrational, phase 1/2 study.

This medicinal product is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identification of new safety information. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected new or serious adverse reactions.

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Publication of clinical trial results
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