- Paediasure Fibre Strawberry
- Additional Information
• Presented in 200 ml (200 kcal) tetrapaks and 500 ml (501 kcal) Ready to Hang (RTH) containers.
• All presentations are available in vanilla flavour. The 200 ml presentation is also available in banana and strawberry flavours.
Food for Special Medical Purposes, for use under medical supervision. Suitable as a sole source of nutrition or as a nutritional supplement for patients who cannot or will not eat sufficient quantities of everyday food and drink to meet their nutritional requirements.
Nutritionally complete for vitamins and minerals in 889 ml for children aged 1-3 years, 1000 ml for children aged 4-6 years and 1250 ml for children aged 7-10 years (excluding electrolytes, calculated using the UK Reference Nutrient Intake for these age bands).
PaediaSure is suitable for the dietary management of children weighing 8-30kg with, or at risk of developing, disease-related malnutrition. PaediaSure provides 1.0kcal/ml and is available both as a 500ml Ready to Hang tube feed and as a 200ml oral nutritional supplement.
The milkshake style oral nutritional supplement is ready-to-drink and available in four flavours: banana, chocolate, strawberry and vanilla. It’s presented in a bottle with a straw for sipping and a peel-off seal for pouring. It’s best served chilled and can be frozen into cubes and lollipops. Chocolate flavour also tastes great when warmed and served as a hot drink – it should never be boiled however, as this can destroy some of the much-needed nutrients
One of the most crucial phases of a child’s growing years is 2 to 10 years of age. During this time, children undergo a significant increase in physical development and mental development.Fussy eating in children eating can lead to nutrition gaps which may affect their growth. Ideal growth and development happens only with adequate nutrition.
PaediaSure is a science-based nutritional supplement that provides complete, balanced nutrition for children from age 2 to 10 – those special years of rapid growth and mental development. When consumed in the right amounts, PaediaSure is scientifically formulated to provide 100% of the energy, vitamins and minerals, and a balance of protein, fats, and carbohydrates that children require for growth and health.
Can be prescribed on a FP10 for the following indications in children weighing 8-30 kg:
• Disease-related malnutrition
• Short bowel syndrome
• Bowel fistulae
• Intractable malabsorption
• Pre-operative preparation of patients who are malnourished
Storage and Directions for sip feeding
• Store unopened at room temperature.
• Ready for use. Open immediately prior to use.
• Shake well before use.
• Best served chilled. May also be served as warm drinks. Do not boil.
• Once opened, unused product should be covered and stored in a refrigerator. Unused contents should be discarded after 24 hours.
Directions for tube feeding
• Ready for use.
• Administer at room temperature for tube feeding.
• The volume/flow rate should be adjusted to meet the patient’s nutritional needs and tolerance. This product has a low viscosity and will pass down a fine nasogastric tube.
• A Flexitainer enteral nutrition container may be used if decanting is necessary.
• For gravity feeding, the use of a Flexiflo gravity gavage set is recommended.
• An Abbott enteral feeding pump may be used in conjunction with the Abbott enteral feeding system where a more accurately controlled delivery of feed is indicated. An ambulatory system is available for use with the Companion ClearStar pump.
• In patients receiving some medications there may be a risk of drug nutrient interactions (e.g. warfarin and vitamin K). Careful prescribing and monitoring practices will serve to reduce the risk (please refer to pharmacist).
• Do not make any additions to the feed without consulting your pharmacist or dietitian.
• Many nutritional products contain sucrose and other sugars. It is important for patients who are taking supplements as sip feeds to observe good oral hygiene. It is suggested that patients consult with their dentist for further advice.
• When feeding to patients with dysphagia, please thicken the product as appropriate.
• Not for parenteral (intravenous) use.
• Do not use in children under 1 year of age.
• Not for use in galactosaemia.
• Suitable for people with diabetes provided that routine glucose checks are performed.
Water, maltodextrin, sucrose, sodium and calcium caseinates (milk protein), high oleic sunflower oil, soy oil, medium chain triglyceride (MCT) vegetable oil, whey protein concentrate (milk protein), flavouring, fructooligosaccharides, oat fibre, soy polysaccharide, magnesium chloride, tricalcium phosphate, potassium chloride, emulsifiers: E322 (soy lecithin), E471, sodium citrate, gum arabic, potassium phosphate dibasic, potassium citrate, carboxymethyl- cellulose, choline bitartrate, thickener: E415, vitamin C, m-inositol, taurine, ferrous sulphate, zinc sulphate, L-carnitine, citric acid, niacin, vitamin E, calcium pantothenate, copper sulphate, manga- nese sulphate, thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), vitamin B6, vitamin A, sodium fluoride, folic acid, potassium iodide, sodium molybdate, chromium chloride, sodium selenite, biotin, vitamin K, vitamin D, vitamin B12.
Note: all information based on vanilla flavour. Some minor differences exist between flavours.