Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive, life-limiting, genetically inherited disease. It is a multi-system disorder and results from one of several identified...
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European Commission approves Orkambi for the treatment of children with cystic fibrosis aged 2 to 5 years old who have two copies of the F508del mutation. - Vertex Pharma
Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Europe) Limited announced that the European Commission has granted approval of the label extension for Orkambi (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) for...
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CHMP extends approval of tobramycin as a hybrid medicine Tobramycin PARI for infection in cystic fibrosis.- PARI Pharma.
The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing authorisation...
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European Commission approves label extension for Kalydeco to treat children with cystic fibrosis. Vertex
Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Europe) Limited announced that the European Commission has granted approval of the label extension for kalydeco (ivacaftor) to...
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Specialised CF care has led to a dramatic improvement in survival in CF: in the last four decades, well above what was seen in the general population over the same period.
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Palliative care is an approach that improves quality of life for patients and their families facing problems associated with a life-threatening illness. Care planning is particularly important in CF...
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Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study.
Background: Ivacaftor is generally safe and effective in patients aged 2 years and older who have cystic fibrosis and specific CFTR mutations. We assessed its use in children aged 12 to <24 months.
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Ivacaftor restores CFTR-dependent sweat gland fluid secretion in cystic fibrosis subjects with S945L alleles.
Background: To determine in vivo effects of CFTR modulators on mutation S945L.
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