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Dietary management of patients with cystic fibrosis
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BNF chapter:
Blood and Nutrition


Paravit-CF is a ‘Food for Special Medical Purposes’ for the dietary management of patients with cystic fibrosis and is reimbursable on FP10.
Paravit CF Capsules contain:
• Vitamin A 1.5 mg (=5,000IU)
• Vitamin D3 37.5 µg (=1,500IU)
• Vitamin E 100 µg (=150IU)
• Vitamin K 5 mg
Paravit CF capsules provide an alternative vitamin supplementation option for Cystic Fibrosis patients, which offers patients a decreased oral medication load whilst also being a cost-effective option.
Paravit CF liquid is only available as an option for patients with swallowing difficulties or young children.


LSCMMG Recommendation:

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Suitable for GP prescribing following recommendation/initiation by specialist

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Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups

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Last Updated: 01 - Jun - 2018