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Protifar

Description

Protifar is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. Protifar is a powdered, unflavoured, high protein supplement, for the dietary management of patients with hypoproteinaemia, as a protein supplement for those unable to meet their protein requirements from normal food and drink or for patients with increased protein requirements e.g. burns, wound healing. Protifar is available in 225g re-sealable tins. Scoop holds approximately 2.5g of powder (2.2g protein).

Brand

Protifar

Conditions

Alzheimer's Disease, Cancer / Oncology, Cerebral Palsy, Critical Care: Burns etc, Dementia / Alzheimers, Diabetes, Gastrointestinal problems, Leg Ulcers / Wound care, Malabsorption / Maldigestion, Malnutrition / Undernutrition, Neurological : Multiple Sclerosis etc., Parkinson's Disease, Poor appetite / Anorexia, Respiratory Disease / COPD, Stroke / CVA, Swallowing Problems / Dysphagia, Weight Loss in Older Adults

Categories

Metabolic, Energy Supplements, Modules

  • Product Information

  • Indications and Prescribability

      For enteral use only. ACBS approved, prescribable on form FP10 (GP10 in Scotland) for the following indications: hypoproteinaemia. Protifar is low in minerals and is therefore suitable for patients with such dietary restrictions.

  • Contraindications

      Not for intravenous use. Not suitable for patients requiring a protein restricted diet. Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Only to be used as a supplement to the normal diet.

  • Precautions

      Use with caution in infants and children.

  • Directions for Use

      Protifar has a neutral taste and can therefore be added to both sweet and savoury foods or drinks without significantly altering flavour or texture. It is also suitable for use in cooking. Wash your hands, use clean or sterilized utensils and ensure top of pack is clean. Use only the scoop provided. Protifar should be mixed with sufficient cold liquid to form a smooth paste before stirring into food or drink.

  • Product Storage

      Keep sealed and store in a dry, cool place (5-25°C), do not refrigerate. Once opened, use contents within 1 month. Replace lid firmly after use. Prepare the food per serving and use within 2 hours. Always discard unfinished solutions.

  • Shelf Life

      36 months. Best before date: see bottom of tin.

  • Pack Size
      225g re-sealable tins
  • Notes

      PROTIFAR IS GLUTEN FREE. For nutritional composition & ingredients see PDF.

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