KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) is now indicated to treat people age 6 months and older with one of 38 CFTR mutations1
KALYDECO is a cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) potentiator indicated for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) in patients age 6 months and older who have one mutation in the CFTR gene that is responsive to ivacaftor potentiation based on clinical and/or in vitro assay data.
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Indications and Usage

KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) is a cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) potentiator indicated for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) in patients age 6 months and older who have one mutation in the CFTR gene that is responsive to ivacaftor potentiation based on clinical and/or in vitro assay data.

In Vitro Results: In Vitro Analysis of KALYDECO® (ivacaftor)1,2

The in vitro effect of ivacaftor on CFTR activity in certain mutations was evaluated1,2

  • Using in vitro lab experiments, cell lines were modified to produce mutant forms of CFTR proteins
  • CFTR-mediated chloride transport was measured in these cell lines before and after exposure to ivacaftor

KALYDECO improved chloride transport by more than or equal to the 10% threshold in 33 mutations2

In Vitro Analysis of CFTR Mutations In Vitro Analysis of CFTR Mutations

aA46D, G85E, E92K, P205S, R334W, R347P, T338I, S492F, I507del, V520F, A559T, R560S, R560T, A561E, L927P, H1054D, G1061R, L1065P, R1066C, R1066H, R1066M, L1077P, H1085R, M1101K, W1282X, and N1303K mutations are not responsive to ivacaftor potentiation, based on the in vitro CFTR chloride response threshold.2


A net increase of at least 10% of normal over baseline in chloride transport is reasonably expected to predict clinical benefit1,2*

  • An increase of 10% of normal in CFTR activity was the threshold for response
  • The 10 previously approved mutations all exceeded the 10% in vitro threshold with clinical effects demonstrated in clinical trials
  • The 23 additional mutations exceeded the 10% in vitro threshold
  • Magnitude of in vitro response does not necessarily predict magnitude of clinical benefit

*When CFTR function is ≤10% of normal (ie, functioning at a loss of at least 90%), manifestations of CF disease can be seen. As such, a net increase of ≥10% of normal CFTR function is predictive of clinical benefit in patients with certain CFTR mutations.3


KALYDECO was approved for an additional 23 mutations in May of 2017, based on responsiveness to KALYDECO demonstrated in this assay.2,4

11 of these 23 mutations have clinical data.

Important Safety Information
Transaminase (ALT or AST) Elevations

Elevated transaminases have been reported in patients with CF receiving KALYDECO. Transaminase elevations were more common in patients with a history of transaminase elevations or in patients who had abnormal transaminases at baseline. It is recommended that ALT and AST be assessed prior to initiating KALYDECO, every 3 months during the first year of treatment, and annually thereafter. For patients with a history of transaminase elevations, more frequent monitoring of liver function tests should be considered

Indications and Usage

KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) is a cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) potentiator indicated for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) in patients age 6 months and older who have one mutation in the CFTR gene that is responsive to ivacaftor potentiation based on clinical and/or in vitro assay data.

If the patient's genotype is unknown, an FDA-cleared CF mutation test should be used to detect the presence of a CFTR mutation followed by verification with bi-directional sequencing when recommended by the mutation test instructions for use.

Patients who develop increased transaminase levels should be closely monitored until the abnormalities resolve. Dosing should be interrupted in patients with ALT or AST of greater than 5 times the upper limit of normal (ULN). Following resolution of transaminase elevations, consider the benefits and risks of resuming KALYDECO dosing

Concomitant Use With CYP3A Inducers

Use of KALYDECO with strong CYP3A inducers, such as rifampin, substantially decreases the exposure of ivacaftor, which may reduce the therapeutic effectiveness of KALYDECO. Co-administration of KALYDECO with strong CYP3A inducers, such as rifampin, rifabutin, phenobarbital, carbamazepine, phenytoin, and St. John’s wort is not recommended

Cataracts

Cases of non-congenital lens opacities/cataracts have been reported in pediatric patients treated with KALYDECO. Baseline and follow-up ophthalmological examinations are recommended in pediatric patients initiating KALYDECO treatment

Pediatric Use

The safety and efficacy of KALYDECO in patients with CF younger than 6 months of age have not been studied. The use of KALYDECO in children under the age of 6 months is not recommended

Serious Adverse Reactions

Serious adverse reactions, whether considered drug-related or not by the investigators, which occurred more frequently in patients treated with KALYDECO included abdominal pain, increased hepatic enzymes, and hypoglycemia

Most Common Adverse Reactions

The most common adverse reactions in patients with a G551D mutation in the CFTR gene (Trials 1 and 2) with an incidence of ≥8% and at a higher incidence for patients treated with KALYDECO (N=109) than for placebo (N=104) were headache, oropharyngeal pain, upper respiratory tract infection, nasal congestion, abdominal pain, nasopharyngitis, diarrhea, rash, nausea, and dizziness

The safety profiles for patients with additional approved mutations enrolled in Trials 4, 5, and 7; and for patients ages 2 to less than 6 years enrolled in Trial 6; and for patients aged 6 months to less than 24 months enrolled in Trial 8; were similar to that observed in Trials 1 and 2

Click here to access full Prescribing Information for KALYDECO (ivacaftor).

Reference: 1. KALYDECO (ivacaftor) [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. The Clinical and Functional Translation of CFTR (CFTR2); available at http://cftr2.org. Accessed April 8, 2019. 3. Cystic Fibrosis Genetic Analysis Consortium, The Hospital for Sick Children. Cystic Fibrosis Mutation Database (CFTR1). http://www. genet.sickkids.on.ca/app. Accessed April 8, 2019. 4. Data on file. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. Boston, MA. REF-2303; 2019.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Davies JC, Wang LT, Campbell D, et al. Ivacaftor treatment in patients 6 to <12 months old with a CFTR gating mutation: results of a Phase 3, two-part, single-arm study. Poster and abstract presented at: North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference; October 2018; Denver, CO. 3. Rosenfeld M, Wainwright CE, Higgins M, et al. Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2018; 6(7):545-553. 4. Rosenfeld M, Wainwright CE, Higgins M, et al. Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2018; 6(7)(suppl):545-553. 5. Davies JC, Cunningham S, Harris WT, et al. Safety, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of ivacaftor in patients aged 2-5 years with cystic fibrosis and a CFTR gating mutation (KIWI): an open-label, single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2016;4(2):107-115. 6. Davies JC, Wainwright CE, Canny GJ, et al. Efficacy and safety of ivacaftor in patients aged 6 to 11 years with cystic fibrosis with G551D mutation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013;187(11):1219–1225. 7. De Boeck K, Munck A, Walker S, et al. Efficacy and safety of ivacaftor in patients with cystic fibrosis and a non-G551D gating mutation. J Cyst Fibros. 2014;13(6):674-680. 8. Moss RB, Flume PA, Elborn JS, et al. Efficacy and safety of ivacaftor in patients with cystic fibrosis who have an Arg117His-CFTR mutation: a double-blind, randomized controlled trial. Lancet Respir Med. 2015;3(7):524-533. 9. US National Library of Medicine. ClinicalTrials.gov. Available at https://clinicaltrials.gov. Accessed April 8, 2019. 10. Ramsey BW, Davies J, McElvaney NG, et al. A CFTR potentiator in patients with cystic fibrosis and the G551D mutation. N Engl J Med. 2011;365(18):1663-1691. 11. Rowe SM, Daines C, Ringshausen FC, et al. Tezacaftor-ivacaftor in residual-function heterozygotes with cystic fibrosis. N Engl J Med. 2017;377(21)(suppl):2024-2035. 12. Van Goor F, Yu H, Burton B, Hoffman BJ. Effect of ivacaftor on CFTR forms with missense mutations associated with defects in protein processing or function. J Cyst Fibros. 2014;13(1):29-36.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Davies JC, Wang LT, Campbell D, et al. Ivacaftor treatment in patients 6 to <12 months old with a CFTR gating mutation: results of a Phase 3, two-part, single-arm study. Poster and abstract presented at: North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference; October 2018; Denver, CO. 3. Rosenfeld M, Wainwright CE, Higgins M, et al. Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2018;6(7):545-553. 4. Rosenfeld M, Wainwright CE, Higgins M, et al. Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2018; 6(7)(suppl):553. 5. Data on file. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. Boston, MA. VXR-HQ-88-00198; 2018.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Davies JC, Cunningham S, Harris WT, et al. Safety, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of ivacaftor in patients aged 2-5 years with cystic fibrosis and a CFTR gating mutation (KIWI): an open-label, single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2016;4(2):107-115. 3. Data on file. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. Boston, MA. VXR-HQ-88-00239; 2018.

References: 1. KALYDECO (ivacaftor) [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Davies JC, Wainwright CE, Canny GJ, et al. Efficacy and safety of ivacaftor in patients aged 6 to 11 years with cystic fibrosis with G551D mutation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013;187(11):1219–1225.

References: 1. KALYDECO (ivacaftor) [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. De Boeck K, Munck A, Walker S, et al. Efficacy and safety of ivacaftor in patients with cystic fibrosis and a non-G551D gating mutation. J Cyst Fibros. 2014;(6)13:674-680.

References: 1. KALYDECO (ivacaftor) [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Moss RB, Flume PA, Elborn JS, et al. Efficacy and safety of ivacaftor in patients with cystic fibrosis who have an Arg117His-CFTR mutation: a double-blind, randomized controlled trial. Lancet Respir Med. 2015;3(7):524-533.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. US National Library of Medicine. ClinicalTrials.gov. Available at https://clinicaltrials.gov. Accessed April 8, 2019. 3. Ramsey BW, Davies J, McElvaney NG, et al. A CFTR potentiator in patients with cystic fibrosis and the G551D mutation. N Engl J Med. 2011;365(18):1663-1672. 4. Ramsey BW, Davies J, McElvaney NG, et al. A CFTR potentiator in patients with cystic fibrosis and the G551D mutation. N Engl J Med. 2011;365(18)(suppl):1663-1672.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Rowe SM, Daines C, Ringshausen FC, et al. Tezacaftor-ivacaftor in residual-function heterozygotes with cystic fibrosis. N Engl J Med. 2017;377(21)(suppl):2024-2035. 3. Rowe SM, Daines, C Ringshausen FC, et al. Tezacaftor-ivacaftor in residual-function heterozygotes with cystic fibrosis. N Engl J Med. 2017;377(21);2024-2035. 4. Data on file. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. Boston, MA. VXR-HQ-88-00197; 2018.

References: 1. Van Goor F, Yu H, Burton B, Hoffman BJ. Effect of ivacaftor on CFTR forms with missense mutations associated with defects in protein processing or function. J Cyst Fibros. 2014;13(1):29-36. 2. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 3. Sosnay P, et al. Defining the disease liability of variants in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene. Nat Genet. 2013;45(10):1160-1167. 4. FDA approves ivacaftor for 23 additional CFTR mutations [press release]. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; May 17, 2017.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Rosenfeld M, Wainwright CE, Higgins M, et al. Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2018;6(7):545-553. 3. Rosenfeld M, Wainwright CE, Higgins M, et al. Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2018;6(7)(suppl):545-553. 4. Davies JC, Wang LT, Campbell D, et al. Ivacaftor treatment in patients 6 to <12 months old with a CFTR gating mutation: results of a Phase 3, two-part, single-arm study. Poster and abstract presented at: North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference; October 2018; Denver, CO.

Reference: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019.

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Important Safety Information
Transaminase (ALT or AST) Elevations

Elevated transaminases have been reported in patients with CF receiving KALYDECO. Transaminase elevations were more common in patients with a history of transaminase elevations or in patients who had abnormal transaminases at baseline. It is recommended that ALT and AST be assessed prior to initiating KALYDECO, every 3 months during the first year of treatment, and annually thereafter. For patients with a history of transaminase elevations, more frequent monitoring of liver function tests should be considered

Indications and Usage

KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) is a cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) potentiator indicated for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) in patients age 6 months and older who have one mutation in the CFTR gene that is responsive to ivacaftor potentiation based on clinical and/or in vitro assay data.

If the patient's genotype is unknown, an FDA-cleared CF mutation test should be used to detect the presence of a CFTR mutation followed by verification with bi-directional sequencing when recommended by the mutation test instructions for use.

Patients who develop increased transaminase levels should be closely monitored until the abnormalities resolve. Dosing should be interrupted in patients with ALT or AST of greater than 5 times the upper limit of normal (ULN). Following resolution of transaminase elevations, consider the benefits and risks of resuming KALYDECO dosing

Concomitant Use With CYP3A Inducers

Use of KALYDECO with strong CYP3A inducers, such as rifampin, substantially decreases the exposure of ivacaftor, which may reduce the therapeutic effectiveness of KALYDECO. Co-administration of KALYDECO with strong CYP3A inducers, such as rifampin, rifabutin, phenobarbital, carbamazepine, phenytoin, and St. John’s wort is not recommended

Cataracts

Cases of non-congenital lens opacities/cataracts have been reported in pediatric patients treated with KALYDECO. Baseline and follow-up ophthalmological examinations are recommended in pediatric patients initiating KALYDECO treatment

Pediatric Use

The safety and efficacy of KALYDECO in patients with CF younger than 6 months of age have not been studied. The use of KALYDECO in children under the age of 6 months is not recommended

Serious Adverse Reactions

Serious adverse reactions, whether considered drug-related or not by the investigators, which occurred more frequently in patients treated with KALYDECO included abdominal pain, increased hepatic enzymes, and hypoglycemia

Most Common Adverse Reactions

The most common adverse reactions in patients with a G551D mutation in the CFTR gene (Trials 1 and 2) with an incidence of ≥8% and at a higher incidence for patients treated with KALYDECO (N=109) than for placebo (N=104) were headache, oropharyngeal pain, upper respiratory tract infection, nasal congestion, abdominal pain, nasopharyngitis, diarrhea, rash, nausea, and dizziness

The safety profiles for patients with additional approved mutations enrolled in Trials 4, 5, and 7; and for patients ages 2 to less than 6 years enrolled in Trial 6; and for patients aged 6 months to less than 24 months enrolled in Trial 8; were similar to that observed in Trials 1 and 2

Click here to access full Prescribing Information for KALYDECO (ivacaftor).

Reference: 1. KALYDECO (ivacaftor) [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. The Clinical and Functional Translation of CFTR (CFTR2); available at http://cftr2.org. Accessed April 8, 2019. 3. Cystic Fibrosis Genetic Analysis Consortium, The Hospital for Sick Children. Cystic Fibrosis Mutation Database (CFTR1). http://www. genet.sickkids.on.ca/app. Accessed April 8, 2019. 4. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry. 2017 Annual Data Report. Bethesda, Maryland. ©2018 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Davies JC, Wang LT, Campbell D, et al. Ivacaftor treatment in patients 6 to <12 months old with a CFTR gating mutation: results of a Phase 3, two-part, single-arm study. Poster and abstract presented at: North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference; October 2018; Denver, CO. 3. Rosenfeld M, Wainwright CE, Higgins M, et al. Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2018; 6(7):545-553. 4. Rosenfeld M, Wainwright CE, Higgins M, et al. Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2018; 6(7)(suppl):545-553. 5. Davies JC, Cunningham S, Harris WT, et al. Safety, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of ivacaftor in patients aged 2-5 years with cystic fibrosis and a CFTR gating mutation (KIWI): an open-label, single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2016;4(2):107-115. 6. Davies JC, Wainwright CE, Canny GJ, et al. Efficacy and safety of ivacaftor in patients aged 6 to 11 years with cystic fibrosis with G551D mutation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013;187(11):1219–1225. 7. De Boeck K, Munck A, Walker S, et al. Efficacy and safety of ivacaftor in patients with cystic fibrosis and a non-G551D gating mutation. J Cyst Fibros. 2014;13(6):674-680. 8. Moss RB, Flume PA, Elborn JS, et al. Efficacy and safety of ivacaftor in patients with cystic fibrosis who have an Arg117His-CFTR mutation: a double-blind, randomized controlled trial. Lancet Respir Med. 2015;3(7):524-533. 9. US National Library of Medicine. ClinicalTrials.gov. Available at https://clinicaltrials.gov. Accessed April 8, 2019. 10. Ramsey BW, Davies J, McElvaney NG, et al. A CFTR potentiator in patients with cystic fibrosis and the G551D mutation. N Engl J Med. 2011;365(18):1663-1691. 11. Rowe SM, Daines C, Ringshausen FC, et al. Tezacaftor-ivacaftor in residual-function heterozygotes with cystic fibrosis. N Engl J Med. 2017;377(21)(suppl):2024-2035. 12. Van Goor F, Yu H, Burton B, Hoffman BJ. Effect of ivacaftor on CFTR forms with missense mutations associated with defects in protein processing or function. J Cyst Fibros. 2014;13(1):29-36.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Davies JC, Wang LT, Campbell D, et al. Ivacaftor treatment in patients 6 to <12 months old with a CFTR gating mutation: results of a Phase 3, two-part, single-arm study. Poster and abstract presented at: North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference; October 2018; Denver, CO. 3. Rosenfeld M, Wainwright CE, Higgins M, et al. Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2018;6(7):545-553. 4. Rosenfeld M, Wainwright CE, Higgins M, et al. Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2018; 6(7)(suppl):553. 5. Data on file. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. Boston, MA. VXR-HQ-88-00198; 2018.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Davies JC, Cunningham S, Harris WT, et al. Safety, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of ivacaftor in patients aged 2-5 years with cystic fibrosis and a CFTR gating mutation (KIWI): an open-label, single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2016;4(2):107-115. 3. Data on file. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. Boston, MA. VXR-HQ-88-00239; 2018.

References: 1. KALYDECO (ivacaftor) [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Davies JC, Wainwright CE, Canny GJ, et al. Efficacy and safety of ivacaftor in patients aged 6 to 11 years with cystic fibrosis with G551D mutation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013;187(11):1219–1225.

References: 1. KALYDECO (ivacaftor) [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. De Boeck K, Munck A, Walker S, et al. Efficacy and safety of ivacaftor in patients with cystic fibrosis and a non-G551D gating mutation. J Cyst Fibros. 2014;(6)13:674-680.

References: 1. KALYDECO (ivacaftor) [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Moss RB, Flume PA, Elborn JS, et al. Efficacy and safety of ivacaftor in patients with cystic fibrosis who have an Arg117His-CFTR mutation: a double-blind, randomized controlled trial. Lancet Respir Med. 2015;3(7):524-533.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. US National Library of Medicine. ClinicalTrials.gov. Available at https://clinicaltrials.gov. Accessed April 8, 2019. 3. Ramsey BW, Davies J, McElvaney NG, et al. A CFTR potentiator in patients with cystic fibrosis and the G551D mutation. N Engl J Med. 2011;365(18):1663-1672. 4. Ramsey BW, Davies J, McElvaney NG, et al. A CFTR potentiator in patients with cystic fibrosis and the G551D mutation. N Engl J Med. 2011;365(18)(suppl):1663-1672.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Rowe SM, Daines C, Ringshausen FC, et al. Tezacaftor-ivacaftor in residual-function heterozygotes with cystic fibrosis. N Engl J Med. 2017;377(21)(suppl):2024-2035. 3. Rowe SM, Daines, C Ringshausen FC, et al. Tezacaftor-ivacaftor in residual-function heterozygotes with cystic fibrosis. N Engl J Med. 2017;377(21);2024-2035. 4. Data on file. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. Boston, MA. VXR-HQ-88-00197; 2018.

References: 1. Van Goor F, Yu H, Burton B, Hoffman BJ. Effect of ivacaftor on CFTR forms with missense mutations associated with defects in protein processing or function. J Cyst Fibros. 2014;13(1):29-36. 2. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 3. Sosnay P, et al. Defining the disease liability of variants in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene. Nat Genet. 2013;45(10):1160-1167. 4. FDA approves ivacaftor for 23 additional CFTR mutations [press release]. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; May 17, 2017.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019. 2. Rosenfeld M, Wainwright CE, Higgins M, et al. Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2018;6(7):545-553. 3. Rosenfeld M, Wainwright CE, Higgins M, et al. Ivacaftor treatment of cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months and with a CFTR gating mutation (ARRIVAL): a phase 3 single-arm study. Lancet Respir Med. 2018;6(7)(suppl):545-553. 4. Davies JC, Wang LT, Campbell D, et al. Ivacaftor treatment in patients 6 to <12 months old with a CFTR gating mutation: results of a Phase 3, two-part, single-arm study. Poster and abstract presented at: North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference; October 2018; Denver, CO.

Reference: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019.

References: 1. KALYDECO [prescribing information]. Boston, MA: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated; April 2019.

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