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What is Symdeko used for?

This product contains 2 different tablets. One tablet contains 2 medications ("multi-drug"): tezacaftor and ivacaftor. The other tablet contains only ivacaftor. This product is used to treat cystic fibrosis in certain people (those with an abnormal "CFTR" gene). It may help to improve breathing, reduce the risk of lung infections, and improve weight gain.




Cystic Fibrosis
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Symdeko Frequently Asked Questions

Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start taking this product and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Take the multi-drug tablet by mouth in the morning and take ivacaftor tablet by mouth in the evening as directed by your doctor, usually 12 hours apart. Take both tablets with food that has fat (such as eggs, avocados, cheese, nuts, butter, peanut butter).

The dosage is based on your medical condition, age, response to treatment, and other medications you may be taking. Children's dose is also based on weight. Be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).

Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while using this medication unless your doctor or pharmacist says you may do so safely. Grapefruit can increase the chance of side effects with this medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

Use this product regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same times each day.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Symdeko Dosage and Form Information

Tablet Seq
50 Mg-75Mg
100-150 Mg