Vital® 1.5kcal

Vital® 1.5kcal is a complete, balanced, high energy, semi-elemental feed for patients with malabsorption and/or poor feed tolerance.

Indications

Vital® 1.5kcal is suitable for patients with:

  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Bowel fistula
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Surgical resection
  • Pancreatic insufficiency
  • Transition from elemental feeding
  • Gut injury or insult

Vital® 1.5kcal is suitable for patients with diabetes, provided that routine glucose checks are performed.

Presentations

  • 200ml reclosable plastic bottle
  • 1000ml ready-to-hang (RTH) plastic bottle

Flavours & Order Codes

Product Flavours List Numbers Pack Size Case Size
Vital® 1.5kcal Café Latte S783 200ml 30
Vital® 1.5kcal Mixed Berry S784 200ml 30
Vital® 1.5kcal Vanilla S298 200ml 30
Vital® 1.5kcal Vanilla S29808 1000ml 8

Preparation

  • Vital® 1.5kcal is ready to use
  • Do not dilute or add anything to the ready-to-hang bottle unless instructed, under the guidance of your healthcare professional

Features

High Energy

  • 1.5kcal/ml

Energy Distribution

  • 18% protein
  • 33% fat
  • 49% carbohydrate

Protein

  • 6.75g protein per 100ml
  • Hydrolysed whey 70%

Contains Medium Chain Triglycerides

  • 3.50g per 100ml

Fibre Free

  • To promote tolerance

Gluten and clinically lactose free

  • Suitable for people who are intolerant to gluten and eliminates the risk of lactose induced diarrhoea

Osmolality

  • 630 mOsm/kg H2O

Water

  • 77.6ml per 100ml

Complete in vitamins and minerals

  • Nutritionally complete in 1000ml*
  • Suitable for use as a nutritional supplement or as a sole source of nutrition

Convenient Packaging

  • 200ml bottle with double bend straw attached
  • 1000ml ready-to-hang plastic bottle
  • Offers flexibility in feed delivery through the provision of sip, bolus or tube feeding
  • Sip feed is designed to be easily held with a resealable cap for easy pouring
  • Closed RTH system to reduce the risk of microbial contamination.

*Nutritionally complete for vitamins and minerals in 1000 ml (excluding electrolytes, calculated using the UK Reference Nutrient Intake for men aged 19-50 years)

Note

  • Unless recommended by a qualified healthcare professional, not intended for use in children.
  • Not suitable for people with galactosaemia
  • FOR ENTERAL USE ONLY

Remember to always consult your Doctor, Dietitian or Healthcare Professional before using Vital® 1.5kcal

* GMS: General Medical Services, DPS: Drugs Payment Scheme.

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