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Medications for Cystic Fibrosis

Drugs associated with Cystic Fibrosis

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that affects sodium channels in the body and causes respiratory and digestive problems.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Pulmozyme Rx B N 1 review
10

Generic name: dornase alfa systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous respiratory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Creon Rx/OTC C N 4 reviews
10

Generic name: pancrelipase systemic

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Cayston Rx B N Add review
10

Generic name: aztreonam systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Kalydeco Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: ivacaftor systemic

Drug class: CFTR potentiators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Tobi Rx D N Add review
9.0

Generic name: tobramycin systemic

Drug class: aminoglycosides, inhaled anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
azithromycin Rx B N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: azithromycin systemic

Brand names:  Zithromax, Azithromycin Dose Pack, Zmax

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Zenpep Rx/OTC C N Add review
9.0

Generic name: pancrelipase systemic

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
tobramycin Rx D N Add review
9.0

Generic name: tobramycin systemic

Brand names:  Tobi, Nebcin, Bethkis, TOBI Podhaler, Kitabis Pak

Drug class: aminoglycosides, inhaled anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Zithromax Rx B N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: azithromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
dornase alfa Rx B N 1 review
10

Generic name: dornase alfa systemic

Brand name:  Pulmozyme

Drug class: miscellaneous respiratory agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Amikin Rx D N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: amikacin systemic

Drug class: aminoglycosides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Azithromycin Dose Pack Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: azithromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
vitamin e Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Brand names:  Alpha E, Aquasol E, Nutr-E-Sol, Aqua-E, Aqua Gem-E, Aquavite-E, E-400 Clear, E-600, E-Gems

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Natural Product Monographs

 
Pancreaze Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: pancrelipase systemic

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Garamycin Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: gentamicin systemic

Drug class: aminoglycosides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
pancrelipase Rx/OTC C N 5 reviews
9.0

Generic name: pancrelipase systemic

Brand names:  Creon, Zenpep, Pancreaze, Viokase, Pancrease MT, Ultresa, Pertzye, Ultrase, Dygase, Lapase, Lipram UL, Pancrecarb MS, Pangestyme CN 10, Pangestyme EC, Panocaps, Panokase, Viokace

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
amikacin Rx D N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: amikacin systemic

Brand names:  Amikin, Amikin Pediatric

Drug class: aminoglycosides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
ivacaftor Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: ivacaftor systemic

Brand name:  Kalydeco

Drug class: CFTR potentiators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Nebcin Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: tobramycin systemic

Drug class: aminoglycosides, inhaled anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Viokase Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: pancrelipase systemic

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Zmax Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: azithromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
aztreonam Rx B N Add review
10

Generic name: aztreonam systemic

Brand names:  Cayston, Azactam

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
gentamicin Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: gentamicin systemic

Brand name:  Garamycin

Drug class: aminoglycosides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Orkambi Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: ivacaftor / lumacaftor systemic

Drug class: CFTR combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Bethkis Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: tobramycin systemic

Drug class: aminoglycosides, inhaled anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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