Provider Info

Information here is intended for healthcare providers who have patients living with cystic fibrosis (CF).

We encourage healthcare providers to contact the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic to liaise with our clinic respirologists, who are specialists in cystic fibrosis.  All people with CF in BC should be registered with a cystic fibrosis clinic for regular, specialized care.

Treatment for DIOS

Most patients will have had previous episodes and will have developed a treatment strategy that has worked for them. There is no single treatment of DIOS, but the following algorithm is often effective.

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Medication Coverage

People with cystic fibrosis receive coverage for digestive enzymes and other products under Pharmacare’s Plan D Cystic Fibrosis Formulary.

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Drug Dosing Management

Drug Dosing for Management of Acute Pulmonary Exacerbations

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Drug Monitoring

Patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) may receive home IV therapy to treat pulmonary exacerbations.  Below are suggested monitoring parameters for home IV.

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