Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Ireland) Limited

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Ireland) Limited

Orkambi 200 mg/125 mg tablets and 100mg/125mg tablets

3. How to take Orkambi

The recommended dose for patients aged 6 years and over is two tablets in the morning, and two tablets in the evening (12 hours apart). That is a total of four tablets per day, to be taken with food containing fat.

There are different strengths of Orkambi tablet for different age groups. Check you have been given the right tablet (below).

The recommended dose for patients aged 6 to 11 years old is Orkambi 100 mg/125 mg tablets 2 tablets in the morning and 2 tablets in the evening.

The recommended dose for patients aged 12 years and older is Orkambi 200 mg/125 mg tablets 2 tablets in the morning and 2 tablets in the evening.

You may start taking Orkambi on any day of the week.