4 Orkambi for CF Articles You Might Like
1 – Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Patients See Access to Orkambi Delayed for Undetermined Time
Canadian patients with cystic fibrosis will have to wait longer for access to Orkambi (lumacaftor/ivacaftor). The submission for the therapy will be reconsidered at a future meeting by the Canadian Drug Expert Committee of the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health.
2. NICE Says Cost of Orkambi for Cystic Fibrosis Is Too High for Low Benefit
In March, the U.K. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) issued a draft guidance against recommending Orkambi (lumacaftor-ivacaftor marketed by Vertex Pharmaceuticals) for treating cystic fibrosis. Read about it here.
3. Irish CF Groups Disappointed in Government’s Funding Rejection of Orkambi as Not Cost Effective
4. #YesOrkambi – Cystic Fibrosis Advocates Campaign for Drug’s Approval in Ireland
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