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Novartis Nutrition

Therapeutic Nutrient

Indications And Clinical Uses: A complete balanced low-residue liquid nutrition supplement for use in feeding situations where the patient’s diet requires support or where conditions preclude normal food intake.

Precautions: Not for parenteral use. Shake Tetra Pak of liquid well before opening.

Dosage And Administration: Oral: As a supplement with or between meals: 1 to 3 Tetra Paks daily, 1 050 to 3 150 kJ (250 to 750 kcal). Does not require dilution with water. When used as the sole daily feeding, should be administered to meet individual requirements. Eight Tetra Paks meet or surpass 100% of the Canadian RNI (adult males, 25 to 49) for protein and essential vitamins and minerals.

Tube Feeding: Follow a physician’s or dietitian’s directions. When initiating feeding, the flow rate, volume and dilution are dependent on patient condition and tolerance. Care should be taken to avoid contamination of this product during preparation and administration. Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water orally with or after feedings, or when flushing the feeding tube.

Availability And Storage: Each 235 mL ready-to-use brik contains: ┬╣-D water, corn syrup solids, sugar, sodium and calcium caseinates, corn oil, soy protein isolate, potassium citrate, natural and artificial flavor, calcium phosphate tribasic, sodium citrate, soy lecithin, potassium chloride, magnesium chloride, choline chloride, ascorbic acid, potassium hydroxide, carrageenan, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, alpha tocopheryl acetate, niacinamide, D-calcium pantothenate, manganese sulfate, copper gluconate, thiamine hydrochloride, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin, vitamin A palmitate, folic acid, maltol, biotin, potassium iodide, vitamin K1, cyanocobalamin and vitamin D3.

Note: Ingredient content may differ slightly between vanilla, chocolate and strawberry. Consult the product labeling for exact composition.

Energy Distribution: protein 14%, fat 32%, carbohydrates 54%; 447 kJ (106 kcal)/100 mL.

Resource has a calorie to nitrogen ratio of 179:1 which is suggested as reasonable for effective protein utilization. Gluten- and lactose-free.

Aseptic Tetra Brik Paks of 235 mL (vanilla, chocolate, strawberry), cases of 27.

Store unopened at room temperature; protect from heat. Once opened, store covered in refrigerator and use within 24 hours. Chilling enhances flavor.

RESOURCE® Novartis Nutrition Therapeutic Nutrient

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