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... Yea, vitamins are not always a pleasant thing to try and get down when they are liquid. ... (5 replies)
What can I expect?
Apr 24, 2005
... DS was diagnosed at birth cuz of a bowel obstruction. At about 3 months he developed bronchitis 'cuz of a bug he brought home from the hospital. Xrays showed he had air trapping in his lungs. He has some sinus issues. He takes enzymes pancrease mt4s with each meal. He has a poochy tummy 'cuz of his digestion issues -- when he malabsorbs his poo is loose, greasy and... (2 replies)
... Hi, Thanks very much for the tip.! Agnes (6 replies)

... Hi, We live in Canada and ADEK has not been approved here but we get special permission from our hospital. They sent a letter to our pharmacist and they forward a copy of the letter to AXCAN (KY) requesting the vitamins. Tell your friend to try this because I believe it is the only way to obtain them if they are not sold in your area. (6 replies)
Cf clinic Q's
Jul 28, 2005
... Personally I've always just taken regular vitamins. Currently taking ONe a day extra strenghth. And extre vitamin K and D. ADEKs don't have enough of the other stuff one needs and as an adult it would take quite a few ADEKs to reach the level of needed vitamins. ... (10 replies)
... I do hear from our dietician though that there are alternatives. She tells us that ADEKs must be chewed. Chewable doesn't mean optional I guess. Anyhow, my girls haven't been chewing them for about 5 years and won't. ... (5 replies)
Cf clinic Q's
Jul 27, 2005
... ADEKs and I used regular baby drops and we were told by the dietician that we should only do that for the short terms because DS didn't need the extra iron those vitamins had and he DID need the zinc that was in the pediatric drops. ... (10 replies)
... I guess gastric bypass surgery patients have problems with absorption of vitamins because of their surgery. ... (5 replies)
Cf clinic Q's
Jul 27, 2005
... CFers need extra ADEKs and regular vitamins don't provide what cfers need. ... (10 replies)
... E in his chocolate milk once a day. He's not on vitamins with iron yet, but his dietician mentioned the possibility once he's a little older. ... (1 replies)
Nutrition question
Apr 13, 2005
... You could contact the cystic fibrosis foundation and get some brochures on nutrition. DS is a toddler with CF and he needs about 1/3 more calories than most others his age. Also needs more salt 'cuz they sweat out more sodium -- thus the salty tasting skin. Also because of digestive issues, CFers have troubles absorbing certain vitamins -- a, d, e and k, so ds is on a... (4 replies)




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