Nutricia XLeu Maxamaid Powdered Medical Food
Nutricia XLeu Maxamaid Powdered Medical Food

Nutricia XLeu Maxamaid Powdered Medical Food


Nutricia XLeu Maxamaid Powdered Medical Food is a leucine-free food for the dietary management of isovaleric acidemia and other proven disorders of leucine metabolism in toddlers and younger children. It contains a balanced mixture of all other essential and non-essential amino acids, carbohydrate, vitamins, minerals and trace elements.

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117791 Orange, 454gm (1lb), Can 6/Case $9.80


  • Nutricia XLeu Maxamaid Powdered Medical Food provides 25gm of protein equivalent per 100gm of powder
  • Does not contain fat thereby allowing greater flexibility in modifying energy intake
  • Age-appropriate DRI formulation
  • Indicated for:
    - Isovaleric acidemia
    - Other proven disorders of leucine metabolism

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  • Directions for Preparation and Use:
    - Maxamaid must be consumed in conjunction with natural protein, fluid and other nutrients in quantities prescribed by a dietitian or physician to meet protein and general nutrition requirements
    - Fat, carbohydrate and low protein sources may be used to supply needed calories and to fulfill essential fatty acid requirements
    - Maxamaid intake will vary depending on the age, body weight and medical condition of the individual
    - Intake is adjusted to maintain normal growth and development
    - Maxamaid is best served as a chilled drink with meals
    - Make a paste of the prescribed amount of powder with a small volume of water
    - For accuracy, Maxamaid should be weighed on a gram scale
    - Gradually add sufficient water to yield the prescribed volume
    - It is recommended that Maxamaid initially be reconstituted at a 1 to 7 dilution (e.g. 100gm of Maxamaid and 700mL of water)
    - It can however be given in a more concentrated form (e.g. at a 1 to 5 dilution or in paste form), according to taste preferences
    - Additional fluids should then be offered at the same time
    - Reconstituted formula should be stored in the refrigerator and used within 24 hours
  • Precaution:
    - Must only be consumed by children with proven isovaleric acidemia while under strict medical supervision
    - Not intended for children under one year of age
    - Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition
    - Not for parenteral use
  • Storage:
    - Store unopened can at room temperature
    - Do not store at extreme temperatures
    - Once opened, reseal can and store in a cool, dry place (not in refrigerator) and use within one month

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