- Additional Information
A white powder available in: 227g canisters with a re-sealable lid; 6 canisters per case. 4.5g sachets; 75 sachets per box.
Resource® ThickenUp® is an instant food and drink thickener for patients with swallowing difficulties. It mixes easily and rapidly in hot and cold liquids and foods.
Mixes quickly and easily into foods and drinks – so that desired consistency can be easily obtained
Does not continue to thicken over time – so you can achieve a stable consistency and there is less wastage
Does not alter taste
ACBS approved for the treatment of dysphagia
Available in 227g re-closeable tins and a box of 75 x 4.5g sachets
Not suitable for children under 1 year of age
ACBS approved, prescribable on FP10 (GP10 in Scotland) for patients requiring thickening of liquid or food for the management of dysphagia. Conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s disease, muscular dystrophy, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, neurological disorders caused by injury or disease, and malignancies of the oral cavity and throat.
For enteral use only.
Modified food starch (maize).
Administration and Dosage:
The dose should be recommended by a speech and language therapist and dietitian.
Resource® ThickenUp® should be stirred continuously while being added to hot or cold liquids or pureed foods. A fork or whisk can be used to stir the ingredients together until the powder is dissolved.
Shelf life and Storage:
24 months. Best before date: see bottom of canister. Should be stored unopened in cool, dry conditions. Once opened, use within 8 weeks, replacing the lid of the 227g canister firmly after use. The sachets should be used within 10 days of opening.