SYMDEKO® Tezacaftor/Ivacaftor 75mg/50mg tablet
|Name||SYMDEKO® Tezacaftor/Ivacaftor 75mg/50mg tablet|
|Description||Tezacaftor facilitates the cellular processing and trafficking of normal and select mutant forms of CFTR (including F508del-CFTR) to increase the amount of mature CFTR protein delivered to the cell surface. Ivacaftor is a CFTR potentiator that facilitates increased chloride transport by potentiating the channel-open probability (or gating) of the CFTR protein at the cell surface. For ivacaftor to function CFTR protein must be present at the cell surface. Ivacaftor can potentiate the CFTR protein delivered to the cell surface by tezacaftor, leading to a further enhancement of chloride transport than either agent alone. The combined effect of tezacaftor and ivacaftor is increased quantity and function of CFTR at the cell surface, resulting in increases in chloride transport.|
|Active Ingredient||combination of tezacaftor and ivacaftor|
|Indication||SYMDEKO is a combination of tezacaftor and ivacaftor, indicated for the treatment of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) age 6 years and older who are homozygous for the F508del mutation or who have at least one mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene that is responsive to tezacaftor/ivacaftor based on in vitro data and/or clinical evidence|
|Strengths||• Tezacaftor 50 mg/ivacaftor 75 mg fixed-dose combination tablets and ivacaftor 75 mg tablets.
• Tezacaftor 100 mg/ivacaftor 150 mg fixed-dose combination tablets and ivacaftor 150 mg tablets.