Fortisip Extra is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. Fortisip Extra is a high energy (1.6kcal/ml), high protein (20g protein/200ml bottle), ready to drink, milkshake style nutritional supplement, for use in patients with increased nutritional requirements. Fortisip Extra contains 50% of the RNI for vitamins and minerals in one bottle.
Fortisip Extra is available in 200ml bottles in 2 flavours: Vanilla, Strawberry.
For enteral use only. ACBS approved, prescribable on Form FP10 (GP10 in Scotland) for the following indications:
• short bowel syndrome
• intractable malabsorption
• pre-operative preparation of undernourished patients
• inflammatory bowel disease
• total gastrectomy
• bowel fistulae
• disease-related malnutrition
Not for intravenous use. Not suitable for children under 3 years of age. Not suitable for patients with galactosaemia.
Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Only to be used as a supplement to the normal diet.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Fortisip Extra is ready to drink and best served chilled. Shake well before opening.
Store in a dry, cool place (5-25°C). Shake well before use. Once opened store bottles in a refrigerator for a maximum of 24 hours.
Best before date: see the side of the bottle.