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Fresubin® original fibre

Product Features

Fresubin® original fibre

Description

An unflavoured liquid consisting of protein (milk and soya), fat (Rapeseed, sunflower and fish oils), carbohydrate (maltodextrin), fibre (inulin, wheat dextrin and cellulose), vitamins, minerals and trace elements.
 

Contra-indications

  • Not for parenteral 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.
  • Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition for children under 5 years of age.
 

Indications for use

  • Fresubin® original fibre is intended for the dietary management of patients at risk of malnutrition.
  • Fresubin® original fibre 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, bowel fistulae, disease related malnutrition.
 

Dosage

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


  • For complete nutrition:
    1500ml Fresubin® original fibre provides 1500kcal and 57g protein and meets the average adult recommended daily requirements for vitamins, minerals and trace elements.
  • When commencing tube feeding:
    It is recommended that the full dosage of Fresubin® original fibre is introduced gradually over 2–3 days.
 

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

  • EasyBag: 15 months from date of manufacture.