Nutricia Polycal Concentrated Carbohydrate Supplement Powder
Nutricia Polycal Concentrated Carbohydrate Supplement Powder

Nutricia Polycal Concentrated Carbohydrate Supplement Powder


Nutricia Polycal Concentrated Carbohydrate Supplement Powder can dissolves readily and has a neutral taste making ideal to add to both sweet and savory foods and drinks without significantly altering flavor or texture. Polycal Powder is designed for the dietary management of disease related malnutrition, as an energy supplement for patients who are unable to meet their energy requirements from normal food and drink.

Item #DescPkgRewardPrice 
89461 Supplement Powder 400gm (14oz), Can Each $0.80
89461 Supplement Powder 400gm (14oz), Can 12/Pack $8.15


  • Nutricia Polycal Concentrated Carbohydrate Supplement Powder has concentrated carbohydrate energy source – 1 scoop provides approximately 5 g (~20 kcal)
  • Low in minerals, so is suitable for patients with such dietary restriction
  • Glutan and lactose free
  • Easily digestible maltodextrin
  • For enteral use only
  • Completely soluble in foods and drinks
  • Neutral taste – does not alter the taste of foods and drinks
  • Manufactured in a dairy-free environment
  • Osmolality (10% solution): 104 mOsm/kg
  • 1 gram contributes approximately 1.04 mOsm when added to a solution
  • PRSL < 0.01 mOsm/10 g 
  • Displacement: 0.57 mL/g
  • Shelf life: 3 years
  • Indications:
    ACBS approved, prescribable on form FP10 (GP10 in Scotland) for the following indications:
    - Disease related malnutrition
    - Malabsorption states or other conditions requiring fortification with a high or readily available carbohydrate supplemen
    - For patients with renal failure
    - Liver cirrhosis
    - Disaccharide intolerance (without isomaltose intolerance)
    - Disorders of amino acid metabolism, and/or whole protein intolerance, or other conditions including proven hypoglycaemia requiring a high energy, low fluid, low electrolyte diet
  • Note- Not for parenteral use

More Information

  • Contraindications:
    - Not for intravenous use
    - Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition
    - Not suitable for infants under 1 year
    - Only to be used as a supplement to the normal diet

  • Precautions:
    - Use with caution children aged 3-6 year
    - Use with caution in patients with diabetes

  • Directions for Use:
    - Polycal Powder dissolves readily in hot and cold drinks. It has a neutral taste and can therefore be added to both sweet and savoury foods or drinks without significantly altering flavour or texture. It is also suitable for use in cooking.

  • Product Storage:
    - Keep sealed and store in a dry, cool place (5-25°C), do not refrigerate. Once opened, use contents within 1 month. Replace lid firmly after use. Prepare the food per serving and use within 2 hours. Always discard unfinished solutions.

  • Administration

  • Intake to be determined by a medical professional and is dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition of the patient. Polycal is not suitable as a sole source of nutrition.

    A scoop is provided in the can and holds approximately 5 g of powder (~20 kcal).

    - Beverages: Sprinkle the required amount of powder into the beverage and stir well.

    - Foods: For best results, mix the powder with sufficient liquid to form a smooth paste before stirring into hot or cold food.


NutrientsPer 100g
Protein, g0
Fat, g0
Carbohydrate, g96
Sodium, mg2
Potassium, mg0

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