Abbott Vital 1.5 Cal Therapeutic Peptide-Based Nutrition

Brand/Manufacturer: ABBOTT
Item # Desc Pkg Price
56279 Ready-to-Drink Vanilla, 8fl oz (237mL) $0.36
56279 Ready-to-Drink Vanilla, 8fl oz (237mL) $6.99

Abbott Vital 1.5 Cal Therapeutic Peptide-Based Nutrition is a calorically dense elemental formula for patients experiencing malabsorption, maldigestion, or impaired GI function and/or symptoms of GI intolerance. It contains elevated antioxidants vitamins C and E to help reduce free radical damage and suitable for lactose intolerance.

Vital Peptide 1.5 Cal Features

  • Designed to promote tolerance:
    • Advanced blend of hydrolyzed protein, structured lipid, and prebiotics (NutraFlora scFOS) to support absorption and tolerance
    • Hydrolyzed, peptide-based protein system
    • MCT/canola oil structured lipid, a next-generation fat to promote absorption of fatty acids
    • 1.4 g of NutraFlora scFOS/8 fl oz (6 g/L). scFOS are prebiotic fibers that stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the colon
  • 1.5 Cal/mL—concentrated calories for fluid-restricted patients
  • Elevated antioxidants vitamins C and E and selenium to help reduce free radical damage
  • 1500 Calories (1000 mL) provides at least 100% of the RDIs for 25 essential vitamins and minerals
  • Gluten-free
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance
  • Note:
    • Feeding sets are for single-patient use only
    • Use clean technique to avoid set and/or product contamination

What to buy with Abbott Vital 1.5 Cal

How to use Abbott Vital 1.5 Cal Therapeutic Nutrition?

Vital 1.5 Cal - 8 fl oz carton

  • Store unopened at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures
  • Shake well prior to opening
  • Once opened, reclose, refrigerate and use within 48 hours

Oral Feeding
  • May be used for total or supplemental nutrition
  • May be fed at room temperature or chilled

Tube Feeding
  • Follow physician's instructions
  • Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance
  • Feed at room temperature using a feeding pump or syringe
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube
  • Avoid contamination during preparation and use

Vital 1.5 Cal - Ready-To-Hang container

All liquid medical foods, regardless of type of administration system, require careful handling because they can support microbial growth. Follow these instructions for clean technique and proper setup to reduce the potential for microbial contamination.
NOTE: Failure to follow the Instructions for Use increases the potential for microbial contamination and reduces hangtime.
  • Administer product at room temperature.
  • Throughly wash hands with soap and water before handling container or feeding set.
  • Turn container upside down and shake vigorously, using a twisting motion for at least 10 seconds.
  • Do not touch any part of the container or feeding set that comes into contact with the formula.
  • When initiating feeding, follow physician's instructions. Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.
For Use with Enteral Feeding Pumps
  • Remove dust cover from RTH Safety Screw Cap.
  • Remove dust cover from feeding set connector.
  • Insert feeding set connector into port of RTH Safety Screw Cap and completely pierce foil.
  • Turn connector collar clockwise until it is securely fastened.
  • Close clamp on set before inverting container.
  • Invert container and suspend, using hanging ring on bottom of container.

  • Follow directions for use provided by manufacturer of feeding sets.
  • Unless a shorter hang time is specified by the set manufacturer, hang product for up to 48 hours after initial connection when clean technique and only one new set are used. Otherwise hang for no more than 24 hours.

  • Vanilla - Water, Maltodextrin, Whey Protein Hydrolysate, Structured Lipid (Interesterified Canola Oil & Medium Chain Triglycerides), Sugar (Sucrose), Partially Hydrolyzed Sodium Caseinate, Canola Oil, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Short-Chain Fructooligosaccharides, Natural & Artificial Flavors, DATEM, Magnesium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Citrate, Sodium Phosphate, Sodium Citrate, Cellulose Gel, Ascorbic Acid, Calcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Sucralose, Carrageenan, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Cellulose Gum, Magnesium Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Molybdate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Cyanocobalamin, Phylloquinone, and Vitamin D3. Contains milk ingredients

Vital 1.5 Peptide Nutrition Specifications

ParticularServing Size: 8 fl oz (237 ml)Serving Size: (1000ml )% RDI* of 8 fl oz (237 mL)% RDI* of 1 L 


Nutrient Density, Cal/mL1.5g1.5g
Protein, % Cal1818
Carbohydrate, % Cal4949
Fat, % Cal3333
Cal to Meet 100% RDIs15001500
ML to Meet 100% RDIs10001000
Total Cal:g Nitrogen139:1139:1
Nonprotein Cal:g Nitrogen114:1114:1
Osmolality, mOsm/kg H2O 610 610
ViscosityThin (Room Temperature), Nectar-Like (Chilled)Thin (Room Temperature), Nectar-Like (Chilled)
Minimum Tube Size for Gravity/Pump Feeding (Fr)not recommended/8not recommended/8

Nutrient Data

Dietary Fiber1.4g6.0g
Vitamin A1540IU6500IU31130
Vitamin D95IU400IU24100
Vitamin E24IU100IU80335 
Vitamin K19mcg80mcg24100
Vitamin C120mg500mg200835 
Folic Acid190mcg800mg48200
Thiamin (Vitamin B1)0.70mg3.0mg47200 
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)0.80mg3.4mg47200 
Vitamin B61.4mg6.0mg70300 
Vitamin B122.8mcg12mcg47200 
Choline160mg680mgNot establishedNot established
Pantothenic Acid4.7mg20mg47200 
Sodium355mg1500mgNot establishedNot established
Potassium475mg2000mgNot establishedNot established

For 8 fl oz:
- RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age
- 1.4g of dietary fiber supplied by short-chain fructooligosaccharides
For 1000ml:
- RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age
- 6 g of dietary fiber supplied by short-chain fructooligosaccharides.

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