What is Ivacaftor?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Kalydeco


Ivacaftor is intended for the treatment of patients with a certain mutation causing cystic fibrosis. The mutation causes about 4-6% of cases and the drug is intended to treat the underlying cause of the disease rather than symptoms.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ivacaftor

Side effect Patients Percentage
Headaches 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ivacaftor.