When and how to take CAYSTON

See below for how CAYSTON can fit into your schedule

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For instance, if your patients take their morning dose of CAYSTON at 7 AM and their evening dose at 9 PM, that leaves them with a 7-hour window of flexibility in which to take their middle dose.

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Doses of CAYSTON should be taken at least 4 hours apart (for example: morning, after school or work, and before bed). The dosing times are flexible enough to allow you to take CAYSTON according to your schedule as long as you take it 3 times a day with at least 4 hours in between each dose.

To ensure that you get your complete dose of CAYSTON, make sure you are in an environment with a flat, stable surface to prepare your doses and sitting in an upright position to take your dose. You’re free to create a flexible dosing schedule that’s right for you.

You should use an inhaled bronchodilator (a type of medicine used to relax and open your airways) before taking a dose of CAYSTON. If you are taking several medicines or treatments to treat your cystic fibrosis, you should take your medicines or other treatments in this order:

  1. Bronchodilator
  2. Mucolytics (medicines to help clear mucus from your lungs)
  3. CAYSTON

When and how to take CAYSTON

Doses of CAYSTON should be taken at least 4 hours apart (for example: morning, after school or work, and before bed). The dosing times are flexible enough to allow you to take CAYSTON according to your schedule as long as you take it 3 times a day with at least 4 hours in between each dose.

To ensure that you get your complete dose of CAYSTON, make sure you are in an environment with a flat, stable surface and sitting in an upright position. You’re free to create a flexible dosing schedule that’s right for you.

You should use an inhaled bronchodilator (a type of medicine used to relax and open your airways) before taking a dose of CAYSTON. If you are taking several medicines or treatments to treat your cystic fibrosis, you should take your medicines or other treatments in this order:

  1. Bronchodilator
  2. Mucolytics (medicines to help clear mucus from your lungs)
  3. CAYSTON

See the sections on Preparing CAYSTON, How to Take CAYSTON, and Cleaning and Disinfecting for more information on taking CAYSTON with the Altera Nebulizer System. You can also view helpful videos in the CAYSTON Resources section.

Real patients fit CAYSTON into their schedules

Gabrielle, 16 years old
Reoh, 17 years old
Ryan, 27 years old
Gabrielle, 16 years old
Gabrielle, CAYSTON user
Gabrielle takes her CAYSTON before school, after cheerleading practice, and near bedtime.
Treatment schedule Gabrielle
Reoh, 17 years old
Reoh, CAYSTON user
Reoh takes his CAYSTON before school, before dinner, and near bedtime.
Treatment schedule Reoh
Ryan, 27 years old
Ryan, CAYSTON user
Ryan takes his CAYSTON before work, during lunch, and before bedtime.
Treatment schedule Ryan
Gabrielle, 16 years old
Gabrielle
Gabrielle takes her CAYSTON before school, after cheerleading practice, and near bedtime.
Pediatric patient dosing
Reoh, 17 years old
Reoh
Reoh takes his CAYSTON before school, before dinner, and near bedtime.
Yound adult patient dosing
Ryan, 27 years old
Ryan
Ryan takes his CAYSTON before work, during lunch, and before bedtime.
Adult patient dosing

Additionally, you can sign up for My Cayston Partner™, which allows you to set up dosing alerts and refill reminders. This may help you stay on track with your dosing schedule.