Vertex Pharma Says Kalydeco Showed Lung Function Improvement, Improvements Durable Up to 96 Weeks
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) announced today new data from a long-term follow-up study that showed that the improvements in lung function (forced expiratory volume in one second, FEV), respiratory symptoms and weight gain among people who were treated with KALYDECO™ (ivacaftor)for 48 weeks in one of two pivotal studies (STRIVE or ENVISION) were durable for up to 96 total weeks of treatment
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