cystic fibrosis

  1. SMC rejects two cystic fibrosis drugs

    Orkambi and Symkevi have been rejected by the Scotland Medicines Consortium (SMC) due to their conclusion that the costs outweigh the benefits.

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  2. Kalydeco (ivacaftor) now approved in Canada for children aged 1-2

    Based on promising results from phase III clinical trials, Health Canada has decided to extend the use of Kalydeco (ivacaftor) to include children aged 1 to 2 years. 

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  3. Children with cystic fibrosis have a chance to breathe easier

    A recent clinical trial indicates that Symkevi/Symdeko (tezacaftor/ivacaftor) can safely and effectively loosen thick, sticky mucus for children 6-11 years old.

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