Vertex Signs an Access Agreement with Scottish Government for Orkambi (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) and Symkevi (tezacaftor/ivacaftor)

Vertex Enters into an Access Agreement with Scottish Government for Orkambi (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) and Symkevi (tezacaftor/ivacaftor)

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  • The access agreement allows patients with eligible cystic fibrosis to access Orkambi and Symkevi (tezacaftor/ivacaftor) in combination with ivacaftor in Scotland
  • Vertex will collect real-world data on the combination therapies which will support future regulatory submission to the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) following the 5yrs. access agreement
  • Orkambi is a combination therapy used to treat people with CF who have two copies of the F508del mutation. Symkevi is a combination regimen for the treatment of patients with CF aged ≥12yrs. who are homozygous for the F508del mutation or who are heterozygous for the F508del mutation with CFTR gene mutation

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