How Do I Take TRIKAFTA®?

People with CF pictured
may or may not be
taking TRIKAFTA.

Make sure to take every dose of TRIKAFTA exactly as prescribed by your healthcare provider. Because the 3 components of TRIKAFTA work together to treat the underlying cause, each and every dose matters.

How Is TRIKAFTA Packaged?

For children age 6 through 11 years
weighing less than 30 kg (66 lbs)

packaging

Not actual size.

  • Each box of TRIKAFTA has 4 weekly blister cards
  • Each blister card contains 21 tablets:
    2 light orange tablets for each morning and 1 light blue tablet for each evening 


Here are illustrations of the TRIKAFTA tablets next to an illustration of a pistachio.

The light orange tablet is approximately 12 mm by 6 mm.
The light blue tablet is approximately 13 mm by 7 mm.

 

For children age 6 through 11 years
weighing 30 kg (66 lbs) or more 

and people age 12 years and older

packaging

Not actual size.

  • Each box of TRIKAFTA has 4 weekly blister cards
  • Each blister card contains 21 tablets:
    2 orange tablets for each morning and 1 light blue tablet for each evening 


Here are illustrations of the TRIKAFTA tablets next to an illustration of a pistachio.

The orange tablet is approximately 16 mm by 8 mm.
The light blue tablet is approximately 17 mm by 8 mm.

 

What Is the Recommended Dose?

Your doctor will prescribe TRIKAFTA based on your age and weight.

Talk to your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, as the dose of TRIKAFTA may need to be adjusted.

It’s important to take TRIKAFTA exactly as your healthcare provider tells you.

Talk to your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, as the dose of TRIKAFTA may need to be adjusted.

It’s important to take TRIKAFTA exactly as your healthcare provider tells you.

Avoid foods and drinks that contain grapefruit while taking TRIKAFTA because they may affect the amount of TRIKAFTA in your body.

I Missed a Dose—What Should I Do?

imageWhat to do if a morning dose was missed
If it's been 6 hours or LESS since the morning dose is usually taken:
  • Take the missed dose with fat-containing food as soon as possible
  • Then take the next dose at the usual time with fat-containing food
If it's been MORE than 6 hours since the morning dose is usually taken:
  • Take the missed dose with fat-containing food as soon as possible
  • Then do not take the evening dose. Resume regular dosing schedule the next day
imageWhat to do if an evening dose was missed

If it's been 6 hours or LESS since the evening dose is usually taken:

  • Take the missed dose with fat-containing food as soon as possible
  • Then take the next dose at the usual time with fat-containing food

If it's been MORE than 6 hours since the evening dose is usually taken:

  • Do not take the missed dose
  • Take the next morning dose at the usual time with fat-containing food

Do not take more than your usual dose of TRIKAFTA to make up for a missed dose.

Caregivers, join Trina and Trey, 2 siblings with CF, as they're transported to Trilandia to learn all they can about taking TRIKAFTA.
Caregivers, join Trina and Trey, 2 siblings with CF, as they're transported to Trilandia to learn all they can about taking TRIKAFTA.