Cystic fibrosis

New CF drug gets TGA approval

The TGA has approved a new cystic fibrosis treatment tezacaftor/ivacaftor (Symdeko) for patients aged 12 and older. Manufacturer Vertex announced  on 12 March that its drug (tezacaftor 100 mg/ivacaftor 150 mg tablet and ivacaftor 150 mg tablets) had been approved by the TGA for patients with F508del and residual function mutations in the CF transmembrane ...

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