Cystic Fibrosis Channel
Topics & Medications
Related Channels


Were you looking for information about Kalydeco? Calydeco is a common misspelling of Kalydeco.
Kalydeco™ (ivacaftor) is a medicine prescribed to treat cystic fibrosis in adults and children as young as six years old who have a certain type of gene mutation. It comes as tablets that are taken once daily, twice daily, or twice a week.
Although most people tolerate this medicine well, side effects are possible and may include throat pain, headaches, and upper respiratory tract infections. You may not be able to use this drug if you have certain medical conditions, such as problems with your kidneys or liver.
(For more information on this medicine, click Kalydeco. This full-length article offers a complete overview, including how it works, specific uses, and general dosing guidelines. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
Referring Pages:
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2018 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.