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Medications for Cystic Fibrosis

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

Drugs Used to Treat Cystic Fibrosis

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

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Activity
Azactam B N Add review
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Generic name: aztreonam systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Bethkis D N Add review
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Generic name: tobramycin systemic

Drug class: aminoglycosides, inhaled anti-infectives

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For professionals: Prescribing Information

pancreatin C N Add review
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Generic name: pancreatin systemic

Brand names:  Hi-Vegi-Lip, Pan-2400, Pancreatin 4X

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: interactions,

Pertzye C N Add review
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Generic name: pancrelipase systemic

Drug class: digestive enzymes

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For professionals: Prescribing Information

Alpha E C N Add review
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Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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Amikin Pediatric D N Add review
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Generic name: amikacin systemic

Drug class: aminoglycosides

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Aqua-E C N Add review
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Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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Aqua Gem-E C N Add review
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Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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Aquasol E C N Add review
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Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

Aquavite-E C N Add review
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Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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E-400 Clear C N Add review
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Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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E-600 C N Add review
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Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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E-Gems C N Add review
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Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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E Pherol C N Add review
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Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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ivacaftor / tezacaftor N Add review
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Generic name: ivacaftor / tezacaftor systemic

Brand name:  Symdeko

Drug class: CFTR combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Kitabis Pak D N Add review
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Generic name: tobramycin systemic

Drug class: aminoglycosides, inhaled anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Viokace C N Add review
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Generic name: pancrelipase systemic

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

elexacaftor / ivacaftor / tezacaftor N 1 review
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Generic name: elexacaftor / ivacaftor / tezacaftor systemic

Brand name:  Trikafta

Drug class: CFTR combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Hi-Vegi-Lip C N Add review
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Generic name: pancreatin systemic

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: interactions, side effects

Pan-2400 C N Add review
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Generic name: pancreatin systemic

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: interactions, side effects

Pancreatin 4X C N Add review
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Generic name: pancreatin systemic

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: interactions, side effects

Learn more about Cystic Fibrosis

IBM Watson Micromedex

Symptoms and treatments

Mayo Clinic Reference

ICD-10 CM Clinical Codes (External)

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Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Pregnancy Category
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 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 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 in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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