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www.verywellhealth.com/is-there-a-cure-for-cystic-fibrosis-998216

Cystic fibrosis can be treated with airway clearance, antibiotics, mucolytics, lung transplant, and a promising new class of drugs known as CFTR modulators.

www.cbc.ca/news/opinion/opinion-cystic-fibrosis-trikafta-canada-1.5778358

Nov 18, 2020 ... Trikafta doesn't treat the symptoms of cystic fibrosis. Instead, the drug treats CF at its source by targeting the genetic mutation that causes ...

www.bbc.com/news/health-53236276

Jun 30, 2020 ... The therapy combines three drugs - ivacaftor, tezacaftor and elexacaftor - to tackle the underlying causes of the disease, by helping the lungs ...

www.england.nhs.uk/2020/08/landmark-nhs-deal-to-open-up-access-to-life-changing-cystic-fibrosis-drug

Aug 21, 2020 ... In clinical trials Kaftrio has been shown to significantly improve the lung function of cystic fibrosis patients with two copies of the F508del ...

endpts.com/vertexs-cystic-fibrosis-drugs-work-but-theyre-too-expensive-icer-finds

The company's Orkambi and Symkevi focus on the more common F508del mutation. Vertex's first-ever approved CF drug is Kalydeco. Its triplet regimen, Trikafta, ...

www.npr.org/2019/11/01/775509387/new-hope-for-patients-living-with-cystic-fibrosis-after-scientists-unveil-therap

Nov 1, 2019 ... Scientists have unveiled a promising therapy - a combination of three drugs that target a genetic mutation that causes cystic fibrosis, which ...

journals.lww.com/co-pulmonarymedicine/fulltext/2019/11000/prevention_of_drug_related_complications_in_cystic.16.aspx

Cystic fibrosis patients may benefit from maintenance treatment with macrolides because of their antibacterial and presumed anti-inflammatory effect.

www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphar.2019.01662/full

Feb 21, 2020 ... These modulator drugs have the ability to enhance or even restore the functional expression of specific CF-causing mutations, and they have been ...

info.isabelhealthcare.com/blog/what-do-the-new-cystic-fibrosis-drugs-mean-for-cf-patients

Oct 24, 2019 ... ... mutations of CF patients, and how the newly approved drugs from Vertex can help CF patients by fighting the cause of cystic fibrosis.

www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20150702/NEWS/307029972/fda-clears-250-000-cystic-fibrosis-drug

Jul 2, 2015 ... FDA clears $250,000 cystic fibrosis drug ... (This story was updated at 5:40 p.m. ET.) Federal regulators on Thursday approved a new combination ...

www.advisory.com/en/daily-briefing/2019/10/28/cf-drug

Oct 28, 2019 ... FDA on Monday announced that it has approved Trikafta, the first-ever triple combination therapy to treat cystic fibrosis (CF) in patients ...