When your life is already jam-packed with nebulizing medications, why would you add one more?
Two Phase 3 clinical trials of tezacaftor (VX-661) in combination with ivacaftor (Kalydeco®) showed positive results, Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced today.
Positive results from a study of ivacaftor (Kalydeco®) in children ages 1 to 2 were announced today.
Aim is to Provide Cystic Fibrosis Patients Enhanced Access to Medications and Expanded Pharmacy Services
Before you can walk a mile in a person with CF's shoes, you have to put on a nebulizer.
Antibiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. They should not be used to treat infections caused by viruses (such as the flu) or types of fungi, which include yeasts and molds.
Update: On February 3, 2017, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation divested its remaining ownership stake in CF Services Inc., a specialty pharmacy. The pharmacy is now fully owned by Walgreens.
At first, it was easy to get my son to do his cystic fibrosis treatments. But as he got older, he started to hide his medications, rather than take them. I finally learned how to get him to see the importance of taking his medications.