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Fresubin® Energy Drink

Product Features


Description

A flavoured liquid consisting of protein (milk), carbohydrate (maltodextrin and sucrose), vegetable oils (soya, MCT, sunflower and linseed oils), minerals, vitamins and trace elements.
 

Contra indications

  • Not for parenteral use.
  • Not suitable where enteral nutritions 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 of age.
 

Indications for use

  • Fresubin® energy drink is suitable as a nutritional supplement or as a sole source of nutrition for patients at risk of malnutrition.
  • Fresubin® energy drink is prescribable on FP10/GP10 for the following indications: short bowel syndrome, intractable malabsorption, pre-operative preparation of patients who are undernourished, patients with proven inflammatory bowel disease, following total gastrectomy, dysphagia, bowel fistulae, disease related malnutrition.
 

Dosage

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

 

  • For supplementary nutrition:
    3 x 200ml bottles per day will provide 900kcal, 34g protein and contains the average adult daily requirements for vitamins and trace elements.
  • For complete nutrition:
    7 x 200ml bottles per day will provide 2100kcal and 79g protein.
    When prescribed in the community the maximum dosage should not exceed 7 x 200ml bottles (79g protein) per day.
 

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.
 

Pack Size

  • 24 x 200ml bottles.
 

Shelf Life

  • 12 months from date of manufacture.
 

Energy Distribution

Protein 15% Fat 35% Carbohydrate 50%