Elemental 028 Extra is a nutritionally complete elemental diet, consisting of a mixture of essential and on-essential amino acids, carbohydrate, fat, vitamins, minerals and trace elements. Available as Orange, Citrus and Banana flavours (contains sugars, sweetener and colours) or Unflavoured.
Elemental 028 Extra is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision only.
Indications and Prescribability
Elemental 028 Extra can be used in children and adults as a sole source of nutrition or as a supplementary feed from age 1 year for the dietary management of the following conditions: 1. Crohn's disease. 2. Short bowel syndrome. 3. Intractable malabsorption. 4. Bowel fistulae.. 5. Radiation Enteritis.
The quantity of Elemental 028 Extra should be determined by a clinician or a dietitian only and is dependent on the age, bodyweight, and medical condition of the patient.
Preparation & Administration
For sip or tube feeding the recommended feed concentration is 20% w/v (1 in 5 dilution i.e. 20g made up to 100ml). 1. Wash hands. 2. Add small amount of water to the prescribed amount of Elemental 028 Extra. Stir with a fork until a smooth paste is achieved. 3. Continue stirring whilst adding water up to the required volume. Elemental 028 Extra is now ready for use. Elemental 028 Extra is best presented as a chilled drink. Elemental 028 Extra (Unflavoured) may be flavoured with a separate flavour from the SHS flavour range.