Medicines

Here you will find the recommendations we have made about the use of individual medicines in Lancashire.

Paravit-CF®

Brand: Paravit-CF®
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Indication: Dietary management of patients with cystic fibrosis
Disease category: Blood and Nutrition
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

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.

Recommendation

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Reason for decision:  Suitable for GP prescribing following recommendation/initiation by specialist

Supporting documents:

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Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups:

NHS Blackburn With Darwen CCG and NHS East Lancashire CCG NHS Blackpool CCG NHS Chorley and South Ribble CCG and NHS Greater Preston CCG NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG NHS Morecambe Bay CCG NHS West Lancashire CCG

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