Calogen is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. Calogen is a high energy, long chain triglyceride fat emulsion. Calogen can be used to supplement or fortify the diet of patients who are unable to meet their energy requirements from normal food and drink. Calogen is suitable 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, in 3 flavours: Neutral, Banana and Strawberry.
Not 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.
Preparation & Administration
Download our guide to using Calogen with food and drink to increase energy intake without affecting taste.
Directions for Use
Shake 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.
CALOGEN IS GLUTEN AND LACTOSE FREE.
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Product recommendations are as a guide only and a health care professional can recommend the most appropriate product after full consideration of all medical and nutritional factors. If you have queries about the suitability of a nutritional product please contact the Dietetic Resource Centre or your local dietitian.
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