Elemental Diet for Patients with Moderate to Severe Gastrointestinal/Digestive Impairment Physicians Elemental Diet Dextrose Free is intended for use under medical supervision for the dietary management of patients with GI dysfunction. The elemental diet is designed for the dietary management of: Irritable bowel and Crohns disease Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) Moderate to severe impaired gastrointestinal function. Physicians Elemental Diet Dextrose Free contains a balanced blend of macronutrients fortified with essential vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes to assure comprehensive support as a sole source of nutritional intake for limited periods. It has been: Specifically formulated to contain free amino acids, partially hydrolyzed carbohydrate, and medium chain triglycerides to aid in their absorption from the GI lumen. Designed to maintain nutritional sustenance as a sole source of nutrition for up to four weeks. Produced as a strictly hypoallergenic formula, free from yeast, wheat, gluten, dairy products, fructose, sucrose, lactose, disaccharides, sorbitol, mannitol, xylitol, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Formulated with a well-tolerated flavor for improved patient adherence Dosing by Caloric Need Physicians Elemental Diet Dextrose Free should be used for 2-4 weeks. It was designed to maintain nutritional sustenance as a sole source of nutrition, and can be used as a half-elemental diet making dosing dependent upon the caloric needs of each patient. One scoop of Physicians Elemental Diet Dextrose Free = 35 grams, and 150 calories. Each 1,260g bag contains 36 scoops (5,400 calories).
Recommended Use: Thoroughly mix each heaping scoopful (35 g) in 4-8 oz. (118-236 mL) chilled or room temperature water. Additional water may be added to the mixture or consumed separately as desired. Consume the mixture slowly over a period of 15 to 60 minutes or more, dependent upon individual comfort. Once mixed, any product that is not consumed after 60 minutes should be refrigerated for a maximum of 24 hours, then shaken or stirred prior to consumption. After opening, store remaining powder in a dry place at room temperature.
Wheat Free Dairy/ Milk Free Gluten Free Soy Free Yeast Free Preservative Free Corn Free Free of Artificial Colors/Flavors Lactose Free
Serving Size: 35 g Servings Per Container: 36 Disclaimer Amount Per Serving Calories 150 Calories from Fat 40 Total Fat 40 g Saturated Fat 4 g Total Carbohydrate 23 g Sugars 1 g Sodium 140 mg Potassium 150 mg Vitamin A Beta Carotene 250 mcg Vitamin C 20 mg Calcium 85 mg Iron 1.5 mg Vitamin D3 1.67 mcg Vitamin E 6.7 mg Vitamin K 10 mcg Thiamin 0.5 mg Riboflavin (Riboflavin-5-phosphate) 0.56 mg Niacin 3.3 mg Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal-5-phosphate) 667 mcg Folate (as Quatrefolic (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolate glucosamine salt) 33 mcg Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin) 0.5 mcg Biotin 50 mcg Pantothenic Acid 3.3 mg Choline 33.35 mg Phosphorus 82.8 mg Iodine 16.5 mcg Magnesium 33.5 mg Zinc 2 mg Selenium 18 mcg Copper 167 mcg Manganese 332 mcg Molybdenum 8.25 mcg Chloride 164.6 mg tapioca maltodextrin medium chain triglycerides l-glutamine l-proline natural flavor l-aspartic acid l-serine l-arginine hydrochloride l-alanine potassium citrate l-leucine l-lysine hydrochloride disodium phosphate l-valine l-glycine l-isoleucine l-threonine tricalcium phosphate l-tyrosine dimagnesium malate dicalcium malate l-phenylalanine choline bitartrate l-methionine l-histidine l-cysteine hydrochloride potassium malate magnesium citrate l-tryptophan l-carnitine l-tartrate sodium ascorbate d-alpha tocopheryl acetate iron gluconate l-taurine zinc sulfate calcium d-pantothenate beta carotene niacinamide sodium chloride sodium selenite manganese citrate phytonadione pyridoxyl-5-phosphate cholecalciferol riboflavin-5-phosphate thiamine hydrochloride copper sulfate Quatrefolic ((6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolate glucosamine salt) d-biotin sodium molybdate potassium iodide methylcobalamin Other ingredients:
Medical Food intended for use under medical supervision. Not intended for use in children. Packaged by weight, not volume. Settling of contents may occur. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if pouch is torn or open.
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Required Notice For California Residents: California Proposition 65 WARNING: Consuming this product can expose you to chemicals including lead which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/food.