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Nutricia Polycal Concentrated Carbohydrate Supplement Powder

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Supplement Powder 400gm (14oz), Can

SKU 89461
$23.29 Each

Supplement Powder 400gm (14oz), Can

SKU 89461
$210.09 12/Pack
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Nutricia Polycal Concentrated Carbohydrate Supplement is a great addition to both sweet and savory foods and beverages because it dissolves easily and has a neutral flavor that doesn't noticeably change the flavor or texture. In order to help patients who are unable to get the necessary amount of energy from their usual diet, Polycal Powder is a dietary supplement for the management of malnutrition caused by disease.

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Nutricia Polycal Powder

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Nutricia Polycal Concentrated Carbohydrate Supplement Features

  • 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
  • Nutricia Polycal Nutritional Drinks has concentrated carbohydrate energy source 1 scoop provides approximately 5 g (~20 kcal)
  • 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

When to use this medical nutrition?

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 supplement.
  • For patients with renal failure
  • Liver cirrhosis.
  • Disaccharide intolerance (without isomaltose intolerance)
  • Disorders of amino acid metabolism, and whole protein intolerance, or other conditions including proven hypoglycemia requiring a high energy, low fluid, low electrolyte die


Note: Not for parenteral use
 

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How to take Nutricia Polycal Supplement Powder?

  • Mix the prescribed amount of Polycal powder with the required amount of liquid or other food. Only use the product's scoop for accurately measuring or weighing the powder on a scale.
  • Mix thoroughly until the Polycal powder has completely dissolved.
  • The prepared mixture must be used within 2 hours or discarded.

Intake to be determined by a healthcare professional and is dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition of the individual.

Measures Weight Calories
1 Scoop 5g ∼ 20 Kcal
1/2 tsp 1.2g 4.6 Kcal
1 tsp 2.4g 9.3 Kcal
1 Tbsp 7.3g 27.8 Kcal
1/4 Cup 29.0g 111 Kcal
1/3 Cup 38.7g 148 Kcal
1/2 Cup 58.0g 223 Kcal
1 Cup 116g 445 Kcal


Based on standard dry, household measurements. All measurements are level and unpacked. Household measurements are approximations only. For accuracy use a scale. (For standard dry measures, 1 cup = 240 mL)
Intake to be determined by a healthcare professional and is dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition of the individual.
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 powder with sufficient liquid to form a smooth paste before stirring into hot or cold food.

How to store?

  • Polycal has a storage life of 36 months.
  • Always refer to the best-before date on the bottom of the can.
  • Store the sealed can in a cool and dry place.
  • Once opened, use Polycal powder within 1 month.
  • Unfinished beverages and foods should be stored in a refrigerator for up to 24 hours.


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:

  • Must only be used under strict medical supervision
  • Not intended for use as the sole source of nutrition

Specification

Nutrients Per 100g
Calories 384
Protein, g 0
Fat, g 0
Carbohydrate, g 96
Sodium, mg 2
Potassium, mg 0

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