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Calogen is a 4.5kcal/ml, ready-to-drink, milkshake style oral nutritional supplement / weight gain drink. There are 900 calories per bottle of 200ml.
Calogen can not be taken as a sole source of nutrition but is used in combination with food and drink to gain and/or maintain a healthy weight. The Calogen range includes 3 flavours, Neutral, Banana, Strawberry which are enriched in vitamins and minerals , introducing 900 calories per a Calogen 200ml drink to provide maximum healthy weight gain. Calogen has 450 calories per 100ml. Calogen is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. Calogen is a high energy, long chain triglyceride fat emulsion which can be used for patients requiring electrolyte restrictions, can be used to replace milk in protein restricted diets, and can be used as an energy enhancer in tube and sip feeds. Calogen is available in 200ml and 500ml plastic bottles
Calogen has concentrated calories and protein to help patients gain or maintain healthy weight, Calogen can benefit patients who have malnutrition, are at nutritional risk, or are experiencing involuntary weight loss. Calogen, is a ,weight gain supplement/drink, which can be taken as, snacking supplement. Calogen can only to be used as a supplement to the normal diet or inconjunction with other oral nutritional supplements containing vitamins and minerals.Calogen is gluten and lactose free. Calogen is available in different sizes and also in a Calogen shot form (6 x 40ml).
IndicationsFor enteral use only. GMS listed. ACBS approved for the following indications: disease related malnutrition; malabsorption states; other conditions requiring fortification with a high fat supplement with or without fluid restriction.
ContraindicationsNot for intravenous use. Strawberry and Banana flavours are not suitable for children under 3 years of age. Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Only to be used as a supplement to a normal diet or in conjunction with another oral nutritional supplements containing vitamins and minerals.
Must be used under strict medical supervision.
Directions for useShake well before opening. Dosage determined by a clinician or dietitian and is dependent on the age, bodyweight, and medical condition of the patient. The recommended dose is 3 x 30ml per day, unless specified by a clinician or dietitian. Can be taken undiluted
or diluted with milk, water, or mixed into foods. Neutral Calogen is suitable for infants, children, and adults however, it may need to be diluted for children under 5 years.
Calogen can be stored at ambient temperature (18 - 25°C). Once opened, Calogen should be stored in a refrigerator (<5°C) and used within 14 days. Calogen is not suitable for freezing. Always replace container cap after use.
Unopened: 1 year. Best before date: see side of bottle.
Vegetable oils (canola oil, sunflower oil), demineralised water, emulsifier (E472(c)).
Vegetable oils (canola oil, sunflower oil), demineralised water, sucrose, emulsifier (E472(c)), flavour (strawberry), colour (E120).
Vegetable oils (canola oil, sunflower oil), demineralised water, sucrose, emulsifier (E472(c)), flavour (vanilla), flavour (banana), colour (E160a).