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Symdeko Approved to Treat Younger Cystic Fibrosis Patients

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Symdeko (tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor; Vertex Pharmaceuticals) for the treatment of patients aged ≥6 years with cystic fibrosis (CF) who are homozygous for the F508del mutation or who have at least 1 mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene that is responsive to tezacaftor/ivacaftor. Previously,…