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Drugs Details
  • Drugs Type  : FDA
  • Date : 8th Feb 2015 11:41 pm
  • Brand Name : Jublia
  • Generic Name : efinaconazole) Topical Solution
Descriptions

JUBLIA (efinaconazole) topical solution, 10% is a clear colorless to pale yellow solution for topical use. Each gram of JUBLIA contains 100 mg of efinaconazole. Efinaconazole is an azole antifungal with a chemical name of ((2R,3R)-2-(2,4-difluorophenyl)-3-(4-methylenepiperidin-1yl)-1-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl) butan-2-ol). The structural formula for efinaconazole is represented below:

 

JUBLIA® (efinaconazole) Structural Formula Illustration

Molecular Formula: C18H22F2N4O     Molecular Weight: 348.39

JUBLIA contains the following inactive ingredients: alcohol, anhydrous citric acid, butylated hydroxytoluene, C12-15 alkyl lactate, cyclomethicone, diisopropyl adipate, disodium edetate, and purified water.


This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Indications

JUBLIA (efinaconazole) topical solution, 10% is an azole antifungal indicated for the topical treatment of onychomycosis of the toenail (s) due to Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes.

Dosage Administration

Apply JUBLIA to affected toenails once daily for 48 weeks, using the integrated flow-through brush applicator. When applying JUBLIA, ensure the toenail, the toenail folds, toenail bed, hyponychium, and the undersurface of the toenail plate, are completely covered.

JUBLIA is for topical use only and not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.

How Supplied

Dosage Forms And Strengths

JUBLIA (efinaconazole) topical solution, 10% contains 100 mg of efinaconazole in each gram of clear, colorless to pale yellow solution.

Storage And Handling

JUBLIA (efinaconazole) topical solution, 10% is a clear, colorless to pale yellow solution supplied in a white plastic bottle with an integrated flow-through brush applicator as follows:

4 mL (NDC 0187-5400-04)
8 mL (NDC 0187-5400-08)

Storage and Handling Conditions

Store at 20°C -25°C (68°F -77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C -30°C (59°F -86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].

  • Solution is flammable; keep away from heat or flame
  • Protect from freezing
  • Keep out of the reach of children
  • Keep bottle tightly closed
  • Store in upright position

Manufactured for: Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 USA Manufactured by: Kaken Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, Shizuoka, Japan Product of Japan. Issued: 06/2014


This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Side Effects

Clinical Trials Experience

Because clinical trials are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the clinical trials of a drug cannot be directly compared to rates in the clinical trials of another drug and may not reflect the rates observed in practice.

In two clinical trials, 1227 subjects were treated with JUBLIA, 1161 for at least 24 weeks and 780 for 48 weeks. Adverse reactions reported within 48 weeks of treatment and in at least 1% of subjects treated with JUBLIA and those reported in subjects treated with the vehicle are presented in Table 1.

Table 1: Adverse Reactions Reported by at Least 1% of Subjects Treated for up to 48 Weeks

Adverse Event, n (%) JUBLIA
N = 1227
Vehicle
N = 413
Ingrown toenail 28(2.3%) 3(0.7%)
Application site dermatitis 27(2.2%) 1 (0.2%)
Application site vesicles 20 (1.6%) 0 (0.0%)
Application site pain 13(1.1%) 1 (0.2%)

Read the Jublia (efinaconazole topical solution) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

Interactions

In vitro studies have shown that JUBLIA, at therapeutic concentrations, neither inhibits nor induces cytochrome P450 (CYP450) enzymes.


This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Warnings

No information provided.

Precautions

No information provided.

Patient Counseling Information

See FDA-Approved Patient Labeling (PATIENT INFORMATION)

  • JUBLIA is for external use only and is not for ophthalmic, oral, or intravaginal use. It is for use on toenails and immediately adjacent skin only.
  • Apply JUBLIA once daily to clean dry toenails. Wait for at least 10 minutes after showering, bathing, or washing before applying.
  • Use JUBLIA only on the affected toenails, as directed by your healthcare provider.
  • Inform a health care professional if the area of application shows signs of persistent irritation (for example, redness, itching, swelling).
  • Avoid pedicures, the use of nail polish, and cosmetic nail products while using JUBLIA.
  • Flammable, avoid use near heat or open flame.

Nonclinical Toxicology

Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment Of Fertility

A 2-year dermal carcinogenicity study in mice was conducted with daily topical administration of 3%, 10% and 30% efinaconazole solution. Severe irritation was noted at the treatment site in all dose groups, which was attributed to the vehicle and confounded the interpretation of skin effects by efinaconazole. The high dose group was terminated at week 34 due to severe skin reactions. No drug-related neoplasms were noted at doses up to 10% efinaconazole solution (248 times the MRHD based on AUC comparisons).

Efinaconazole revealed no evidence of mutagenic or clastogenic potential based on the results of two in vitro genotoxicity tests (Ames assay and Chinese hamster lung cell chromosome aberration assay) and one in vivo genotoxicity test (mouse peripheral reticulocyte micronucleus assay).

No effects on fertility were observed in male and female rats that were administered subcutaneous doses up to 25 mg/kg/day efinaconzole (279 times the MRHD based on AUC comparisons) prior to and during early pregnancy. Efinaconazole delayed the estrous cycle in females at 25 mg/kg/day but not at 5 mg/kg/day (56 times MRHD based on AUC comparisons).

Use In Specific Populations

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Category C

There are no adequate and well-controlled studies with JUBLIA in pregnant women. JUBLIA should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.

Systemic embryofetal development studies were conducted in rats and rabbits. Subcutaneous doses of 2, 10 and 50 mg/kg/day efinaconazole were administered during the period of organogenesis (gestational days 6-16) to pregnant female rats. In the presence of maternal toxicity, embryofetal toxicity (increased embryofetal deaths, decreased number of live fetuses, and placental effects) was noted at 50 mg/kg/day [559 times the Maximum Recommended Human Dose (MRHD) based on Area Under the Curve (AUC) comparisons]. No embryofetal toxicity was noted at 10 mg/kg/day (112 times the MRHD based on AUC comparisons). No malformations were observed at 50 mg/kg/day (559 times the MRHD based on AUC comparisons).

Subcutaneous doses of 1, 5, and 10 mg/kg/day efinaconazole were administered during the period of organogenesis (gestational days 6-19) to pregnant female rabbits. In the presence of maternal toxicity, there was no embryofetal toxicity or malformations at 10 mg/kg/day (154 times the MRHD based on AUC comparisons).

In a pre-and post-natal development study in rats, subcutaneous doses of 1, 5 and 25 mg/kg/day efinaconazole were administered from the beginning of organogenesis (gestation day 6) through the end of lactation (lactation day 20). In the presence of maternal toxicity, embryofetal toxicity (increased prenatal pup mortality, reduced live litter sizes and increased postnatal pup mortality) was noted at 25 mg/kg/day. No embryofetal toxicity was noted at 5 mg/kg/day (17 times the MRHD based on AUC comparisons). No effects on postnatal development were noted at 25 mg/kg/day (89 times the MRHD based on AUC comparisons).

Nursing Mothers

It is not known whether efinaconazole is excreted in human milk. After repeated subcutaneous administration, efinaconazole was detected in milk of nursing rats. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when JUBLIA is administered to nursing women.

Pediatric Use

Safety and effectiveness of JUBLIA in pediatric subjects have not been established.

Geriatric Use

Of the total number of subjects in clinical trials of JUBLIA, 11.3% were 65 and over, while none were 75 and over. No overall differences in safety and effectiveness were observed between these subjects and younger subjects, and other reported clinical experience has not identified differences in responses between the elderly and the younger subjects, but greater sensitivity of some older individuals cannot be ruled out.


This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

OverDose

No information provided.

ContrainDications

None.


This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Clinical Pharamacology

Mechanism Of Action

JUBLIA topical solution is an azole antifungal.

Pharmacodynamics

The pharmacodynamics of JUBLIA is unknown.

Pharmacokinetics

Systemic absorption of efinaconazole in 18 adult subjects with severe onychomycosis was determined after application of JUBLIA once daily for 28 days to patients 10 toenails and 0.5 cm adjacent skin. The concentration of efinaconazole in plasma was determined at multiple time points over the course of 24-hour periods on days 1, 14, and 28. Efinaconazole mean ± SD plasma Cmax on Day 28 was 0.67 ± 0.37 ng/mL and the mean ± SD AUC was 12.15 ± 6.91 ng*h/mL. The plasma concentration versus time profile at steady state was generally flat over a 24-hour dosing interval. In a separate study of healthy volunteers, the plasma half-life of efinaconazole following daily applications when applied to all 10 toenails for 7 days was 29.9 hours.

Drug Interactions

JUBLIA is considered a non-inhibitor of the CYP450 enzyme family. In in vitro studies using human liver microsomes, efinaconazole did not inhibit CYP1A2, CYP2A6, CYP2C8, CYP2C9, CYP2C19, CYP2D6, CYP2PE1 and CYP3A4 enzyme activities at expected clinical systemic concentrations. In vitro studies in human primary hepatocytes showed that efinaconazole did not induce CYP1A2 or CYP3A4 activities.

Microbiology

Mechanism of Action

Efinaconazole is an azole antifungal. Efinaconazole inhibits fungal lanosterol 14α-demethylase involved in the biosynthesis of ergosterol, a constituent of fungal cell membranes.

Activity In Vitro and In Vivo

Efinaconazole has been shown to be active against isolates of the following microorganisms, both in vitro and in clinical infections. Efinaconazole exhibits in vitro minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) of 0.06 μg/mL or less against most ( ≥ 90%) isolates of the following microorganisms:

Trichophyton rubrum
Trichophyton mentagrophytes

Mechanism of Resistance

Efinaconazole drug resistance development was studied in vitro against T. mentagrophytes, T. rubrum and C. albicans. Serial passage of fungal cultures in the presence of sub-growth inhibitory concentrations of efinaconazole increased the MIC by up to 4-fold. The clinical significance of these in vitro results is unknown.

Clinical Studies

The safety and efficacy of once daily use of JUBLIA for the treatment of onychomycosis of the toenail were assessed in two 52-week prospective, multi-center, randomized, double-blind clinical trials in patients 18 years and older (18 to 70 years of age) with 20% to 50% clinical involvement of the target toenail, without dermatophytomas or lunula (matrix) involvement. The trials compared 48-weeks of treatment with JUBLIA to the vehicle solution. The Complete Cure rate was assessed at Week 52 (4-weeks after completion of therapy). Complete cure was defined as 0% involvement of the target toenail (no clinical evidence of onychomycosis of the target toenail) in addition to Mycologic Cure, defined as both negative fungal culture and negative KOH. Table 2 lists the efficacy results for trials 1 and 2.

Table 2: Efficacy Endpoints

  Trial 1 Trial 2
JUBLIA
N = 656
Vehicle
N = 214
JUBLIA
N = 580
Vehicle
N = 201
Complete Curea 117 7 88 11
17.8% 3.3% 15.2% 5.5%
Complete or Almost Complete Cureb 173 15 136 15
26.4% 7.0% 23.4% 7.5%
Mycologic Curec 362 36 310 34
55.2% 16.8% 53.4% 16.9%
aComplete cure defined as 0% clinical involvement of the target toenail plus negative KOH and negative culture.
bComplete or almost complete cure defined as ≤ 5% affected target toenail area involved and negative KOH and culture.
cMycologic cure defined as negative KOH and negative culture.


This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Patient Information

JUBLIA
(joo-blee-uh)
(efinaconazole) Topical Solution, 10%

Important information: JUBLIA is for use on toenails and surrounding skin only. Do not use JUBLIA in your mouth, eyes, or vagina.

What is JUBLIA?

JUBLIA is a prescription medicine used to treat fungal infections of the toenails.

It is not known if JUBLIA is safe and effective in children.

What should I tell my healthcare provider before using JUBLIA?

Before you use JUBLIA, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:

  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if JUBLIA can harm your unborn baby.
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if JUBLIA passes into your breast milk.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

How should I use JUBLIA?

See the “Instructions for Use” at the end of this Patient Information leaflet for detailed information about the right way to use JUBLIA.

  • Use JUBLIA exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to use it. Apply JUBLIA to your affected toenails 1 time each day. Wait for at least 10 minutes after showering, bathing, or washing before applying JUBLIA. JUBLIA is used for 48 weeks.

What should I avoid while using JUBLIA?

  • JUBLIA is flammable. Avoid heat and flame while applying JUBLIA to your toenail.
  • Avoid pedicures, use of nail polish, or cosmetic nail products, while using JUBLIA.

What are the possible side effects of JUBLIA?

JUBLIA may cause irritation at the treated site. The most common side effects include: ingrown toenail, redness, itching, swelling, burning or stinging, blisters, and pain. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effects that bother you or that does not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects of JUBLIA. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1800-FDA-1088.

How should I store JUBLIA?

  • Store JUBLIA at room temperature, between 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C). Do not freeze JUBLIA.
  • Keep the bottle tightly closed and store in an upright position.
  • JUBLIA is flammable. Keep away from heat and flame.

Keep JUBLIA and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about the safe and effective use of JUBLIA

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Patient Information leaflet. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about JUBLIA that is written for health professionals. Do not use JUBLIA for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give JUBLIA to other people, even if they have the same condition you have. It may harm them.

What are the ingredients in JUBLIA?

Active ingredients: efinaconazole

Inactive ingredients: alcohol, anhydrous citric acid, butylated hydroxytoluene, C12-15 alkyl lactate, cyclomethicone, diisopropyl adipate, disodium edetate, and purified water.

Instructions for Use

JUBLIA®
(joo-blee-uh)
(efinaconazole) topical solution, 10%

Important information: JUBLIA is for use on toenails and surrounding skin only. Do not use JUBLIA in your mouth, eyes or vagina.

Read the Instructions for Use that comes with JUBLIA before you start using it. Talk to your healthcare provider if you have any questions.

How to apply JUBLIA:

Your toenails should be clean and dry before you apply JUBLIA.

Step 1: Before you apply JUBLIA to your affected toenail, remove the cap from the JUBLIA bottle (See Figure A).

Figure A

Remove the cap - Illustration

Step 2: Hold the bottle directly over the affected toenail and gently squeeze the bottle to apply one drop of JUBLIA onto the toenail (See Figure B).

Figure B

Hold the bottle directly over the affected toenail - Illustration

Step 3: For the big toenail, also apply a second drop to the end of the toenail (See Figure C).

Figure C

Apply a second drop to the end of the toenail -  Illustration

Step 4: Use the brush attached to the bottle to gently spread JUBLIA around the entire toenail including: the cuticle, folds of the skin next to the sides of the toenail, and underneath the nail (See Figure D). Do not squeeze the bottle while spreading JUBLIA with the brush.

Figure D

Gently spread JUBLIA around the entire toenail - Illustration

Step 5: Repeat Steps 2 to 4 to apply JUBLIA to each affected toenail.

Step 6: Let JUBLIA dry completely.

Step 7: After applying JUBLIA to your affected toenails, place the cap on the bottle and screw it on tightly.

Step 8: Wash your hands with soap and water after applying JUBLIA.

This Patient Information and Instructions for Use has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Consumer Overview Uses

JUBLIA (efinaconazole) topical solution, 10% is a clear colorless to pale yellow solution for topical use. Each gram of JUBLIA contains 100 mg of efinaconazole. Efinaconazole is an azole antifungal with a chemical name of ((2R,3R)-2-(2,4-difluorophenyl)-3-(4-methylenepiperidin-1yl)-1-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl) butan-2-ol). The structural formula for efinaconazole is represented below:

 

JUBLIA® (efinaconazole) Structural Formula Illustration

Molecular Formula: C18H22F2N4O     Molecular Weight: 348.39

JUBLIA contains the following inactive ingredients: alcohol, anhydrous citric acid, butylated hydroxytoluene, C12-15 alkyl lactate, cyclomethicone, diisopropyl adipate, disodium edetate, and purified water.
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Consumer Overview Side Effect

JUBLIA (efinaconazole) topical solution, 10% is a clear colorless to pale yellow solution for topical use. Each gram of JUBLIA contains 100 mg of efinaconazole. Efinaconazole is an azole antifungal with a chemical name of ((2R,3R)-2-(2,4-difluorophenyl)-3-(4-methylenepiperidin-1yl)-1-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl) butan-2-ol). The structural formula for efinaconazole is represented below:

 

JUBLIA® (efinaconazole) Structural Formula Illustration

Molecular Formula: C18H22F2N4O     Molecular Weight: 348.39

JUBLIA contains the following inactive ingredients: alcohol, anhydrous citric acid, butylated hydroxytoluene, C12-15 alkyl lactate, cyclomethicone, diisopropyl adipate, disodium edetate, and purified water.

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/19/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Consumer Overview Missed Dose

JUBLIA (efinaconazole) topical solution, 10% is a clear colorless to pale yellow solution for topical use. Each gram of JUBLIA contains 100 mg of efinaconazole. Efinaconazole is an azole antifungal with a chemical name of ((2R,3R)-2-(2,4-difluorophenyl)-3-(4-methylenepiperidin-1yl)-1-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl) butan-2-ol). The structural formula for efinaconazole is represented below:

 

JUBLIA® (efinaconazole) Structural Formula Illustration

Molecular Formula: C18H22F2N4O     Molecular Weight: 348.39

JUBLIA contains the following inactive ingredients: alcohol, anhydrous citric acid, butylated hydroxytoluene, C12-15 alkyl lactate, cyclomethicone, diisopropyl adipate, disodium edetate, and purified water.


This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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