Print this page

Fresubin® thickened

Product Features

Fresubin® Thickened

Description

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

Presentation

  • Fresubin® thickened is a high protein, high energy 1.5kcal/ml, textured modified nutritional supplement drink rich in vitamins and trace elements in stage 1 and Stage 2 consistency.*
  • Fresubin® thickened Drink is ready to use and presented in a 200ml bottle.
  • It is available in 2 consistencies in 2 flavours:
    • Fresubin® thickened (Stage 1) - Vanilla, Wild Strawberry,
    • Fresubin® thickened (Stage 2) - Vanilla, Wild Strawberry.
  • Lactose and gluten free.

 

*National Descriptors for Texture Modification in Adults (2009) BDA/RCSLT  

 

Contra-indications

  • Not for parenteral use.
  • Not suitable where enteral nutrition is not permitted.
  • Not suitable for chidren under three years of age.
 

Precautions

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

Indications for use

  • For patients with dysphagia and 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 60g protein, 900kcal and meets the average adult recommended daily requirements for vitamins, minerals and trace-elements# (DRV's, DH 1991).

    (# except magnesium and electrolytes)
 

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.
 

Shelf life

  • 12 months from date of manufacture.