- The approval is based on P-III study results assessing Orkambi in 60 patients with CF, who have two copies of the F508del CFTR mutation aged 6 to 11 years for 24 wks.
- The P-III study demonstrated in reduction of sweat chloride by 31.7 mmol/L and was well-tolerated, Presented at European Cystic Fibrosis Society Conference in June 2018
- Orkambi is a combination of lumacaftor + ivacaftor used for targeting F508del CFTR protein and is approved by the US FDA for CF aged 2 to 5 yrs. in Aug, 2018
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