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Nutricia preOp is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. Nutricia preOp is a 0.5kcal/ml, clear, noncarbonated, lemon flavoured, iso-osmolar carbohydrate drink. Nutricia preOp is designed to switch patients from a fasted to a fed state prior to surgery. It has been shown to moderate metabolic responses to surgery, improve well-being, decrease post-operative insulin resistance and attenuate loss of lean body mass*. Nutricia preOp is available in a 200ml carton.
For enteral use only. Safe to use up to 2 hours before surgery. For the preoperative dietary management of surgical patients.
Not for intravenous use. Not suitable for infants. Not suitable for use in emergency surgery and patients with delayed gastric emptying.
Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Use with caution in children and patients with diabetes.
Directions for Use
Patients on morning surgical list: Loading dose: 4 x 200ml the evening before surgery Final dose: 2 x 200ml in the morning up to 2 hr before anaesthesia Patients on afternoon surgical list: Loading dose: 4 x 200ml the morning of surgery Final dose: 2 x 200ml up to 2 hr before anaesthesia Nutricia preOp is ready to drink and is best served chilled. Shake well before use.
15 months. Best before date: see top of carton.
NUTRICIA PREOP IS GLUTEN, LACTOSE, AND FIBRE FREE For nutritional composition & ingredients see PDF.
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