Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ (VRTX) latest cystic fibrosis drug — the Boston biotech’s third product to reach the market — is off to a strong commercial start.

Sales of the new Vertex drug, marketed under the brand name Symdeko, totaled $34 million in the first quarter, the company said Thursday. The FDA approved Symdeko in the middle of February.

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