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Fresubin® 2kcal Drink / 2kcal Fibre Drink

Product Features


Description

A flavoured liquid consisting of protein (milk) vegetable oils (rapeseed oil, sunflower oil), carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and trace elements.
 

Presentation

  • Fresubin® 2kcal is a high energy 2 kcal/ml, high protein sip feed rich in vitamins and trace elements (Vanilla, Fruits of the Forest, Apricot-Peach, Cappuccino, Neutral and Toffee).
  • Fresubin® 2kcal Fibre is a high energy 2 kcal/ml, high protein sip feed rich in vitamins and trace elements with Fibre (Chocolate, Lemon, Cappuccino, Vanilla, Neutral and Apricot-Peach).
  • Fresubin® 2kcal and Fresubin 2kcal Fibre Drink is ready to use and presented in a 200ml bottle with straw. It is available in twelve flavours:
    • Fresubin® 2kcal - Vanilla, Fruits of the Forest, Apricot-Peach, Cappuccino, Neutral and Toffee.
    • Fresubin® 2kcal Fibre - Chocolate, Lemon, Cappuccino, Vanilla, Neutral and Apricot-Peach.
  • Lactose and gluten free.
 

Contra-indications

  • Not for parental use.
  • Not suitable where enteral nutrition is not permitted.
  • Not suitable for infants under one year of age.
 

Precautions

  • Should only be used under medical supervision.
  • Use with caution in children under 5 years.
 

Indications for use

Standard ACBS indications: short bowel syndrome, intractable malabsorption, pre-operative preparation of patients who are undernourished, patients with proven inflammatory bowel disease, following total gastrectomy, bowel fistulae, disease related malnutrition, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) and haemodialysis.
 

Dosage

Dosage should be calculated by a clinician or Dietitian according to individual requirements. As a guide:

 

  • For supplementary nutrition:
    2 x 200ml bottles per day will provide 40g protein, 800kcal and meets the average adult recommended daily requirements for vitamins and trace-elements# (DOH 1991).

    (# except selenium - provides 54 μg/ 400ml, and Zinc provides 64 μg/ 400ml)
 

Storage

  • Store in a cool place, do not store above 25°C.
  • Once opened, can be stored for up to 24 hours in a refrigerator.
 

Shelflife

  • 12 months from date of manufacture.