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Protifar

Protifar

Pack Size

225g re-sealable tin



Nutritional Info for HCPs


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Nutritional Value per Serving

UNIT 100ml
Energy: kcal 368
Energy: kJ 1560
Protein: g 87.2
Carbohydrate: g 1.2
Fat: g 1.6

Description

Protifar is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. Protifar is a powdered, unflavoured, high protein supplement, for the dietary management of patients with hypoproteinaemia, as a protein supplement for those unable to meet their protein requirements from normal food and drink or for patients with increased protein requirements e.g. burns, wound healing. Protifar is available in 225g re-sealable tins. Scoop holds approximately 2.5g of powder (2.2g protein).

Contraindications

Not for intravenous use. Not suitable for patients requiring a protein restricted diet. Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Only to be used as a supplement to the normal diet.

Precautions

Use with caution in infants and children.

Preparation & Administration

Download our guide to using Protifar in food and drink to help meet protein requirements.

Directions for Use

Protifar has a neutral taste and can therefore be added to both sweet and savoury foods or drinks without significantly altering flavour or texture. It is also suitable for use in cooking. Wash your hands, use clean or sterilized utensils and ensure top of pack is clean. Use only the scoop provided. Protifar should be mixed with sufficient cold liquid to form a smooth paste before stirring into food or drink.

Product Storage

Keep sealed and store in a dry, cool place (5-25°C), do not refrigerate. Once opened, use contents within 1 month. Replace lid firmly after use. Prepare the food per serving and use within 2 hours. Always discard unfinished solutions.

Shelf Life

36 months. Best before date: see bottom of tin.

Notes

PROTIFAR IS GLUTEN FREE.

For nutritional composition & ingredients see PDF.