Dialamine is a pale orange powder containing 30% essential amino acids, carbohydrate, flavouring and low levels of minerals. Dialamine is intended for use where an essential amino acid supplement is required, such as in advanced chronic renal failure and certain urea cycle disorders from six months of age and over.
Dialamine is orange flavoured.
Indications and Prescribability
For the dietary management of advanced chronic renal failure and certain urea cycle disorders, where an essential amino acid supplement is required. Not intended for use in infants less than six months old.
Use under medical supervision. Not for parenteral use. Not suitable for use as a sole source of nutrition. This product should not be used as a sole source of protein but must be given in conjunction with a protein source, to supply the fluid and general nutrition requirements of the patient in quantities as prescribed by a clinician or dietitian. Only intended for use by patients with certain Urea Cycle Disorders. Flavouring is not recommended for infants less than six months.
Preparation & Administration
Dialamine may be taken as a drink or a paste. Suggested dilution is 1 to 5, i.e. 20g of powder plus 100ml water which gives a final volume of 116mls. Mix the prescribed amount of powder to a paste with cold water and make up to the required volume. If taken as a paste, water or diluted drinks should be offered at the same time.
Store in cool, dry place. Always replace the container lid after use. Once opened use within one month.