What is Lumacaftor-ivacaftor?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Orkambi

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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lumacaftor-ivacaftor

Side effect Patients
Acne 1
Fatigue 1
Headaches 1
Menstrual cramps 1
Shortness of breath with exertion 1

Why patients stopped taking Lumacaftor-ivacaftor

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 2
Side effects too severe 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Lumacaftor-ivacaftor

Duration

Stopped taking Lumacaftor-ivacaftor

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Lumacaftor-ivacaftor.