Aavanth & Reed
Full Name is Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator
How do we get this condition?
It is a recessive disorder, which means that both parents must be carriers or have the condition to give it to the offspring.
What is the Cause of This?
Who is Affected by This?
Antibiotics: Piperacillin/Tazobactam, Azithromycin by mouth (Zithromax), Aztreonam by inhaling, Ciprofloxacin by mouth (Cipro), Tobramycin by inhaling (Tobi)
Antibiotics by injection: Gentamicin, Azithromycin (Zithromax), Meropenem, Amikacin, Aztreonam (Azactam), Ciprofloxacin (Cipro), Tobramycin, Ceftazidime (Fortaz)
Mucolytic agents: Acetylcysteine by inhaling
Other treatments: Sodium chloride by inhaling or nasally (Ocean), Dornase alfa by inhaling.
These are the treatments for this disease.
Could It have been prevented?
People Who Have This Condition Normally Live About 37 Years
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