Polycal Liquid is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. Polycal Liquid is ready to use, concentrated carbohydrate supplement drink. Polycal Liquid is designed for the dietary management of disease-related malnutrition, as an energy supplement for patients who are unable to meet their energy requirements from regular dietary intake.
For enteral use only. ACBS approved, prescribable on form FP10 (GP10 in Scotland) for the following indications: disease-related malnutrition, malabsorption states or other conditions requiring fortification with a high or readily available carbohydrate supplement. Polycal Liquid is suitable for patients with renal failure, liver cirrhosis, disaccharide intolerance (without isomaltose intolerance), disorders of amino acid metabolism, and/or whole protein intolerance, or other conditions including proven hypoglycaemia requiring high energy, low fluid, low electrolyte diet. Polycal Liquid is suitable for patients requiring a fat free or mineral restricted diet. Polycal Liquid is suitable for glucose intolerance tests (113ml of Polycal Liquid provides an equivalent carbohydrate load to a standard 75g dose of anhydrous glucose).
Not suitable for children under 3 years of age.
Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Only to be used as a supplement to the normal diet. Use caution in patients with diabetes.
15 months. Best before date: see the top of the bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place (5-25°C). Shake well before use. Once opened, store in a refrigerator for a maximum of 24 hours.
Neutral: Demineralised water, maltodextrin, glucose syrup, acidity regulator (citric acid). Orange: Demineralised water, maltodextrin, glucose syrup, acidity regulator (citric acid), flavouring, colour (curcumin, anthocyanins). Allergy Advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold.