Orkambi

Active Ingredient(s): Lumacaftor + Ivacaftor
FDA Approved: * July 2, 2015
Pharm Company: * VERTEX PHARMS INC
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".



Orkambi Overview

Lumacaftor/ivacaftor (brand name Orkambi) is a combination drug available as a single pill that is used for the treatment of cystic fibrosis in people who have two copies of the F508del mutation in the gene encoding the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) protein. It is a combination drug that consists of lumacaftor and ivacaftor. Ivacaftor increases the activity of the CFTR protein at the surface of epithelial cell, while lumacaftor acts as a chaperone during protein...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Lumacaftor + Ivacaftor
  • Granule: 100mg + 125mg, 125mg/packet + 100mg/packet, 150mg + 188mg, 188mg/packet + 150mg/packet
  • Tablet: 125mg + 100mg, 125mg + 200mg, 200mg/125mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Orkambi: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 51167-500 Orkambi Oral Granule by Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
  • 51167-700 Orkambi Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
  • 51167-809 Orkambi Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
  • 51167-900 Orkambi Oral Granule by Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

Drugs with one or more similar ingredients: (5 results)




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