Category: Genetic Disorders

Tafamidis Overview

Tafamidis (trade name Vyndaqel)[1] is a drug used to delay loss of peripheral nerve function in adults with familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP), an orphan disease. It works by stabilizing the protein, transthyretin, which is normally made up of four strands. In people with FAP these strands separate and form clumps that harm nerves. In May 2019, the FDA approved two preparations tafamidis meglumine and tafamidis, for the treatment of transthyretin mediated cardiomyopathy ...

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  • Capsule: 20mg, 61mg
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