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Survimed® OPD

Product Features

Survimed® OPD

Description

A liquid consisting of peptides (whey protein hydrolysate), carbohydrate, fat (MCT, rapeseed oil, safflower oil and fish oil), vitamins, minerals and trace elements.
 

Presentation

  • Survimed OPD is a nutritionally complete, peptide based liquid feed. Rich in MCT. Survimed OPD is ready to use and presented in a 500ml and 1000ml EasyBag tube feed.
  • It is also available in a 200ml oral nutritional supplement (vanilla flavour).
  • Gluten free and lactose free.
  • Survimed OPD is a Food for Special Medical Purposes.
 

Contra-indications

  • Not for parenteral use.
  • Not suitable where enteral nutriton is not not permitted.
  • Not suitable for infants under one year of age.
 

Precautions

  • Should only be used under medical supervision.
  • Use with caution for children under 5 years of age.
 

Indications for use

  • Survimed OPD is intended for the dietary management of patients with malabsorption.
  • Survimed OPD is prescribable on FP10 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, dysphagia, and disease related malnutrition.
 

Dosage

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

 

  • For complete nutrition:
    1500ml provides 1500kcal and 67.5g protein and meets the average adult recommended daily requirements for vitamins, minerals and trace-elements#.

    (#Dietary reference values for food, energy and nutrients for the United Kingdom, males aged 19-50 years, DH 1991)
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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.