Vitaflo HCU Gel Protein Powder
Vitaflo HCU Gel Protein Powder

Vitaflo HCU Gel Protein Powder

Brand/Manufacturer: VITAFLO
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Vitaflo HCU Gel Protein Powder is a methionine free protein substitute containing essential and non-essential amino acids, carbohydrate, vitamins, minerals and trace elements. It is for use in the dietary management of Homocystinuria for children from 12 months to 10 years of age.

Item #DescPkgRewardPrice 
53503 30 x 20gm Unflavored Sachet Each $0.53
$18.87
$10.55
53503 30 x 20gm Unflavored Sachets 30/Pack $15.29
$433.33
$305.88

Features

  • Vitaflo HCU Gel Protein Powder provides 42gm of protein equivalent per 100gm of powder
  • Designed to be made into a gel or low volume drink
  • 68 Calories per sachet

More Information

  • Important Notice:
    - Must only be given to patients with proven Homocystinuria
    - Must be used under strict medical supervision
    - Not recommended for infants under 12 months of age
    - Not for use as a sole source of nutrition
    - Not for intravenous use
    - Contains a source of phenylalanine
  • Dosage and Administration:
    - Dosage of HCU gel should be determined by the clinician or dietitian
    - The daily protein requirement is given as HCU gel (100g is equivalent to 42g of protein) -Additional protein is provided from natural protein sources in medically prescribed quantities to provide methionine in controlled amounts, which is essential for normal development
    - Foods high in carbohydrate and fat but low in protein should be provided as an energy source to supply the remainder of daily calories
  • Guidelines for Preparation and Use:
    HCU gel can be taken as a gel or as a low volume drink
    - Empty the contents of a sachet into a beaker (provided), and add a FlavourPac sachet if desired. Add cold water – 30ml for a gel or half way up the beaker (100ml) for a drink. Secure the lid and shake for 10 seconds. For the gel, let stand for 2 minutes. For the drink, serve immediately
    - Water or permitted drinks should be taken after the HCU gel
    - Cover and refrigerate any unused formula. Use prepared formula within 24 hours. Shake well before serving
  • Storage:
    - Store unopened sachets at room temperature. After opening, store tightly sealed sachet in a cool, dry place and use within one month. Avoid storing product in areas of extreme temperatures
  • Registration:
    - ACBS, GMS, WIC and PBS approved

Specification

Typical Composition of Dry PowderPer 100gmPer 20gm Sachet
Energy (KJ):1428286
Energy (KCal):34268
Protein equivalent (g):428.4
Total amino acids (g):5010
Carbohydrate (g):438.6
of which sugar (g):275.4
Fat (g):<0.5<0.1
of which saturates (g):TraceTrace

Vitamins

Vitamin A (µg):600120
Vitamin D (µg):122.4
Vitamin E (mg):91.8
Vitamin C (mg):459
Vitamin K (µg):255
Thiamine (mg):0.80.16
Riboflavin (mg):10.2
Niacin (mg):13.52.7
Vitamin B6 (mg):1.10.22
Folic acid (µg):13026
Vitamin B12 (µg):2.00.4
Biotin (µg):255
Pantothenic acid (mg):3.80.76

Minerals

Sodium (mg):38076
Sodium (mmol):16.33.3
Potassium (mg):936187
Potassium (mmol):24.34.9
Choride (mg):582116
Chloride (mmol):16.33.3
Calcium (mg):1085217
Phosphorus (mg):827165
Magnesium (mg):16733

Trace Elements

Iron (mg):10.52.1
Copper (mg):0.70.14
Zinc (mg):10.52.1
Manganese (mg):1.70.34
Iodine (µg):12024
Molybdenum (µg):5010
Selenium (µg):306
Chromium (µg):7014

Amino Acids

L-Alanine (g):2.050.41
L-Arginine (g):3.410.68
L-Aspartic acid (g):4.560.91
L-Cystine (g):1.370.27
L-Glutamine (g):4.020.80
Glycine (g):3.000.60
L-Histidine (g):2.140.43
L-Isoleucine (g):3.210.64
L-Leucine (g):5.571.11
L-Lysine (g):3.590.72
L-Methionine (g):0.000.00
L-Phenylalanine (g):2.480.50
L-Proline (g):3.130.63
L-Serine (g):2.40.48
L-Threonine (g):2.440.49
L-Tryptophan (g):1.070.21
L-Tyrosine (g):2.460.49
L-Valine (g):3.530.71
L-Carnitine (mg):50.0010.00
Taurine (mg):90.0018.00

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