Polycal Powder is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. Polycal Powder is a non-sweet, unflavoured carbohydrate supplement. Polycal Powder 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. A level scoop holds 5g of powder.
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 Powder 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 Powder is suitable for patients requiring a fat free or mineral restricted diet.
Not suitable for infants.
Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Only to be used as a supplement to the normal diet. Use with caution in children aged 1-6 years. Use caution in patients with diabetes.
36 months. Best before date: see bottom of the tin.
Keep sealed and store in a cool, dry place (5-25°C). Do not refrigerate. Once opened, use contents within 1 month. Replace lid firmly after use. Prepare the food per serving and use it within 2 hours. Always discard unfinished solutions.
Maltodextrin. Allergy Advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold.