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Fresubin® 1800 complete

Product Features

Fresubin 1800 complete

Description

  • An unflavoured liquid consisting of protein (milk protein), fat (rapeseed, sunflower and fish oils), carbohydrate , dietary fibre (inulin, wheat dextrin and cellulose), vitamins, minerals and trace-elements.
  • Providing 1.2kcal/ml and 6g protein per 100ml.
 

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.
  • Additional fluid must be given to meet individual requirements.
  • Use with caution in children under 5 years.
 

Indications for use

  • Fresubin® 1800 complete is suitable for conditions where a low energy intake is required, for example elderly or immobile patients with low energy needs.
  • 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.
  • Gluten free.
  • Lactose free.
 

Dosage

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

 

  • For complete nutrition:
    1 x 1500ml EasyBag = 1800kcal and meets the average adult recommended daily requirements for vitamins, minerals and trace elements.
  • For tube feeding:
    It is recommended that the full dosage of Fresubin® 1800 complete 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

  • 12 months from date of manufacture.