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Fresubin® 5kcal SHOT

Product Features

Presentations

  • Fresubin 5kcal SHOT is a very high energy 5kcal/ml, fat emulsion with long and medium chain triglycerides.
  • Fresubin 5kcal SHOT is a Food for Special Medical Purposes, ready to use and presented in a 120ml bottle.
  • It is available in two flavours: Neutral and Lemon.
  • Lactose and gluten free.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
 

Contra-indications

  • Not for parenteral use.
  • Not suitable where enteral nutrition is not permitted.
  • Not suitable for children under three years of age.
  • Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition.
 

Precautions

  • Should only be used under medical supervision.
  • Suitable for energy supplement only - assure adequate protein and micronutrient supply.
 

Indications for use

  • ACBS approved.
  • For enteral use only for the following indications: Disease related malnutrition, malabsorption states, or other conditions requiring fortification with a high fat supplement with or without fluid and electrolyte restriction.
 

Dosage

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


  • For supplementary nutrition:
    3-4 x 30ml per day will provide (450 – 600 kcal in 90-120ml).
 

Storage

  • Store in a cool place, do not store above 25°C.
  • Once opened, can be stored for up to 14 days in a refrigerator.
 

Shelf life

  • 9 months.