Kalydeco

Active Ingredient(s): Ivacaftor
FDA Approved: * January 31, 2012
Pharm Company: * VERTEX PHARMS
Category: Genetic Disorders

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Kalydeco Overview

Ivacaftor (trade name Kalydeco) is a drug used to treat cystic fibrosis in people with certain mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene (primarily the G551D mutation), who account for 4–5% cases of cystic fibrosis.[1][2] It is also included in a combination drug, lumacaftor/ivacaftor (trade name Orkambi), which is used to treat people with cystic fibrosis who have the F508del mutation in CFTR. Ivacaftor was develope...

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white pill m upside down V 150

its long like capsual its white with a A or upside down V on one side and 150 on the other ## white capsule with an upside down V 150 on one side and blank on the back side. ## I have these pills in my jar of CVS pharmacy chest congestion relief. It's suppose to be 400 mg guaifensin and 20mg dextromehorphan. However, in the save jar I found other pills with TCL 280 that have also been identified as guaifensin... go figure! ## @Lori, The closest match I can find based on the description provided, is Kalydeco (ivacaftor) 150 mg. Kalydeco is used in the treatment of cystic fibrosis and belongs to the drug class CFTR potentiators. It is a blue capsule/oval shape pill with V 150 on one side and nothing on the other. Maybe the pill you have is the same medication, just manufactured by a d...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ivacaftor
  • Granule: 50mg, 50mg/packet, 75mg, 75mg/packet
  • Tablet: 150mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Kalydeco: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 51167-200 Kalydeco 150 mg Oral Tablet by Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
  • 51167-300 Kalydeco 50 mg Oral Granule by Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
  • 51167-400 Kalydeco 75 mg Oral Granule by Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

Other drugs which contain Ivacaftor or a similar ingredient: (5 results)






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