Vitaflo PKU Gel Protein Substitute Powder
Vitaflo PKU Gel Protein Substitute Powder

Vitaflo PKU Gel Protein Substitute Powder

Brand/Manufacturer: VITAFLO
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Vitaflo PKU Gel Protein Substitute Powder is phenylalanine-free protein substitute containing essential and non-essential amino acids, carbohydrate, vitamins, minerals and trace elements. PKU gel is for use in the dietary management of Phenylketonuria for children from 12 months to 10 years of age. Designed to be made into a gel or low volume drink.

Item #DescPkgRewardPrice 
51448 Unflavored, 24gm Sachet 30/Pack $9.00
$251.26
$179.99
51462 Orange, 24gm Sachet 30/Pack $9.00
$251.26
$179.99
51455 Raspberry, 24gm Sachet 30/Pack $9.00
$251.26
$179.99

Features

  • Vitaflo PKU Gel Protein Substitute Powder provides 42gm of protein equivalent per 100gm of powder
  • Contains vitamins to meet the daily nutritional needs of this age group
  • Important notice:
    - Must only be given to patients with proven PKU under strict medical supervision
    - PKU gel is suitable from 1 to 10 years of age
    - Diet must be supplemented with natural protein, water and other nutrients in prescribed quantities to supply phenylalanine, fluid and general nutritional requirements
    - Not for use as a sole source of nutrition
    - For enteral use only
  • Shelf life:
    - 18 months

More Information

  • Dosage and Administration:
    - Dosage of PKU gel should be determined by the clinician or dietitian
    - The daily protein requirement is given as PKU gel
    - Additional protein is provided from natural protein sources containing 50mg of phenylalanine
    - The number of daily portions is adjusted according to plasma phenylalanine concentrations
    - Foods high in carbohydrate and fat but low in protein should be provided as an energy source to supply the remainder of daily calories
  • Preparation Guidelines:
    PKU gel can be taken either as a gel or a low volume drink.
    - For gel:
    Step 1:
    Empty the contents of the packet, plus ½ -1 FlavourPac packet if desired, into the beaker
    Step 2: Add 30ml (1. oz.) of cold water. Secure the lid and shake well for 10 seconds
    - Step 3: Leave to stand for 2 minutes, allowing a smooth gel to form. Consume from spoon
    For low volume drink:
    - Step 1: Empty the contents of the packet, plus ½ -1 FlavourPac packet if desired, into the beaker
    - Step 2: Add approximately 80ml (approx. 3. oz.) of cold water. Secure the lid and shake well for 10 seconds
    - Step 3: Drink immediately.
  • Allergen declaration:
    -Orange flavour contains Soya Lecithin
  • 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

Specification

Typical composition per 100gper 20g sachet
Energy (KJ)1428286
Energy (KCal)34268
Protein equivalent (g)428.4
Total amino acids (g)5010
Carbohydrate (g)438.6
of which sugars (g)275.4
Total 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)1.800.36
L-Arginine (g)2.910.58
L-Aspartic acid (g)4.610.92
L-Cystine (g)1.170.23
L-Glutamine (g)3.570.71
Glycine (g)4.590.92
L-Histidine (g)1.800.36
L-Isoleucine (g)3.140.63
L-Leucine (g)4.930.99
L-Lysine (g)3.260.65
L-Methionine (g)0.870.17
L-Phenylalanine (g)0.000.00
L-Proline (g)3.280.66
L-Serine (g)2.050.41
L-Threonine (g)3.190.64
L-Tryptophan (g)0.990.20
L-Tyrosine (g)4.630.93
L-Valine (g)3.640.73
L-Carnitine (mg)45.889.18
Taurine (mg)90.0018.00

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