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Fresubin® Powder Extra

Product Features

Fresubin® Powder Extra

Description

Fresubin® Powder Extra is a powdered supplement containing protein (milk), fat (rapeseed oil, MCT), carbohydrate (maltodextrin, sucrose), vitamins, minerals and trace elements.
 

Contra-Indications

  • For Enteral use only
  • 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
  • Use with caution in children under five years of age
 

Indications for use

Fresubin® Powder Extra is prescribable on FP10/GP10 for the following standard 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
  • Disease related malnutrition
 

Dosage

Dosage should be calculated by a clinician or dietitian according to individual requirements.
 
As a guide, for supplementary nutrition, 2 sachets per day, made up as directed, will provide approximately 800kcal and 35g protein and provides the average daily requirements for vitamins# and the majority of minerals and trace elements (Dietary References Values for Food Energy and Nutrients for the United Kingdom. Males aged 19-50, DH 1991).
 
# except male DRV for nicotinamide provides 15.8mgNE, DRV, 17mgNE
 

Storage

Store in a dry place at room temperature.
 
Once reconstituted, Fresubin® Powder Extra can be stored in a refrigerator for up to 24 hours.
 

Shelf Life

  • 12 months from date of manufacture
 

Energy Distrubution

  • Strawberry, Vanilla and Neutral Flavours

Protein  17% 
Fat  23% 
Carbohydrate  60% 
Fibre  0% 
 

  • Chocolate Flavour

Protein  17% 
Fat 23% 
Carbohydrate 59% 
Fibre  1%