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Cystic Fibrosis

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast: Episode 10

This week we talk about the resurrection of Biogen’s novel Alzheimer treatment; A “landmark” approval in cystic fibrosis; Expanded indication for Farxiga; The first topical minocycline formulation for acne vulgaris; and the Johnson & Johnson baby powder recall.

FDA Approves Triple Combination Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Trikafta (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor; Vertex) for the treatment of patients aged 12 years and older with cystic fibrosis (CF) who have ≥1 F508del mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene. Trikafta is a fixed-dose combination containing elexacaftor 100mg, tezacaftor 50mg, and ivacaftor 75mg that is co-packaged…