Vertex Receives Approval for SYMDEKO® (tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) in Australia, to Treat the Underlying Cause of Cystic Fibrosis in People aged 12 and Older with Certain CFTR Gene Mutations

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BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated today announced that the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of Australia has granted registration to SYMDEKO® (tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) for the treatment of people with cystic fibrosis (CF) aged 12 years and older who are homozygous for the F508del mutation or who have at least one mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene that is responsive to tezacaftor/ivacaftor based on in vitro http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190312005370/en/Vertex-Receives-Approval-SYMDEKO%C2%AE-tezacaftorivacaftor-ivacaftor-Australia/?feedref=JjAwJuNHiystnCoBq_hl-WBlLQO14j4QZPTyX5CYOnwC4VjN53jumZRlnzhBoBxGrCOi9QzgjCezTS3Nw_X6kJUrpSBm-Hav1w-UkdSlG3ltkRSnqzf6ourQGu_UA28CzZCGORvG0LE20YOvo49uqw==