Stittsville woman with cystic fibrosis receives game-changing drug after initial denial

Stittsville woman with cystic fibrosis receives game-changing drug after initial denial

Stittsville woman with cystic fibrosis receives game-changing drug after initial denial Sara Aldrich's application for provincial coverage for Trikafta, a drug that, while not a cure for CF, dramatically lessens its severity and slows its progression, was just recently approved. Article content Sara Aldrich knew she was getting better as soon as she began coughing and throwing up Wednesday night. Advertisement Article content Unpleasant though the experience was, it told the 23-year-old Stittsville student and cystic fibrosis patient that the life-saving medication she’d started taking that day was working, expelling a lifetime of accumulated mucus from her lungs. tap here to see other videos from our team. Stittsville woman with cystic fibrosis receives game-changing drug after initial denial Back to video It told her, too, that she might actually start …
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