Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Ireland) Limited

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Ireland) Limited

Orkambi 100 mg/125 mg granules and 150 mg/188 mg granules

3. How to take Orkambi

The recommended dose for patients aged 2 years and over is indicated below. Orkambi has to be taken in the morning and in the evening (12 hours apart) with food containing fat.

There are different strengths of Orkambi according to a child’s age and weight. Check your child has been given the right dose (below).

The recommended dose for a child aged 2 to 5 years and weighing less than 14 kg is one sachet of Orkambi 100 mg/125 mg granules in the morning and one sachet of Orkambi 100 mg/125 mg granules in the evening.

The recommended dose for a child aged 2 to 5 years and weighing 14 kg or greater is one sachet of Orkambi 150 mg/188 mg granules in the morning and one sachet of Orkambi 150 mg/188 mg granules in the evening.