1. Home
  2. Clinical Topics
  3. New combination drug treatment may successfully treat cystic fibrosis
Clinical TopicsDrugs and DevicesUncategorized

New combination drug treatment may successfully treat cystic fibrosis

Share

A combination of the drugs Kalydeco (ivacaftor) and lumacaftor, which has not yet been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), can successfully treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis for patients age 12 and older with two copies of the F508del gene mutation (the most common form of the disease), according to two phase 3 clinical trials published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read more.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Fill out this field
Fill out this field
Please enter a valid email address.

cheryl meeGet your free access to the exclusive newsletter of American Nurse Journal and gain insights for your nursing practice.

NurseLine Newsletter

  • Hidden

*By submitting your e-mail, you are opting in to receiving information from Healthcom Media and Affiliates. The details, including your email address/mobile number, may be used to keep you informed about future products and services.

Recent Posts