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Novartis Nutrition

Therapeutic Nutrient

Indications And Clinical Uses: A standard lactose-, gluten- and fiber-free liquid formula designed to meet the nutritional needs of children 1 to 12 years of age with normal gastrointestinal function. Appropriate for both oral or tube feeding use.

Precautions: Not for parenteral administration. Not for patients with galactosemia.

Dosage And Administration: 1 200 mL or 5 020 kJ (5.1 aseptic Tetra Brik Paks or 1 200 kcal) provides at least 100% of the Canadian RNI (adult males, 25 to 49) for protein and essential vitamins and minerals for children 1 to 12 years of age. Ready-to-use and does not require dilution with water. For oral use it may be fed at room temperature or chilled.

Tube Feeding: Feed at room temperature. Follow a physician’s or dietitian’s directions. When initiating feedings, the flow rate, volume and dilution are dependent on the patient’s condition and tolerance. Care should be taken to avoid contamination of the 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.

Feeding should be initiated at a slow rate. Rate and volume of feeding can be increased gradually over 48 hours if well tolerated. If intolerance develops, return to previously tolerated rate, or dilute formula to half strength until desired rate is achieved, then switch to full strength. Do not alter strength and volume at the same time. Rinse the tube with 20 to 30 mL water after each intermittent feeding or every 3 to 4 hours during continuous feeding to avoid clogging and provide additional water.

Availability And Storage: Each Tetra Brik Pak contains: ¹-D water, maltodextrin, sugar, sodium and calcium caseinates, high oleic sunflower oil, soybean oil, medium chain triglycerides, whey protein concentrate, calcium phosphate tribasic, natural & artificial flavor, soy lecithin, potassium phosphate dibasic, potassium citrate, calcium citrate, choline bitartrate, magnesium chloride, carrageenan, ascorbic acid, potassium chloride, microcrystalline cellulose, potassium hydroxide, taurine, cellulose gum, L-carnitine, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, niacinamide, calcium pantothenate, alpha tocopheryl acetate, copper gluconate, pyridoxine HCl, thiamine HCl, manganese sulfate, BHA/BHT (to preserve freshness), riboflavin, vitamin A palmitate, maltol, beta carotene, biotin, chromic acetate, folic acid, potassium iodide, sodium molybdate, sodium selenite, vitamin K1, vitamin D3, cyanocobalamin.

Aseptic Tetra Brik Paks of 235 mL (vanilla), cases of 27. Store unopened at room temperature. Once opened, store covered in refrigerator and use within 24 hours.

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