Were you looking for more information about Kalydeco? Kalideco is a common misspelling of Kalydeco.
Kalydeco™ (ivacaftor) is a prescription medication that helps treat cystic fibrosis in adults and children as young as six years old. However, this medicine can only be used in people who have a specific type of gene mutation.
To help ensure a safe treatment process, make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medical problems you might have (such as kidney disease or liver disease), as well as any other medications, vitamins, or supplements you are taking. Side effects of this drug may include headaches and throat pain.
(Click Kalydeco for more information, including other side effects to look out for during treatment and details on when and how to take the medication. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)