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PKU EASY Microtabs

A Food for Special Medical Purposes

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Use under medical supervision.

PKU EASY Microtabs are for use in the dietary management of Phenylketonuria (PKU) for ages 3 years and above.1

PKU EASY Microtabs are small, slow-release tablets containing essential and non-essential amino acids. The phenylalanine free medical food is amino acid based only1 allowing for flexibility when supplementing patients with vitamins and minerals to allow for what their body needs.

DOSAGE:1

To be determined by the clinician or dietician, dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition of the patient.

ADMINISTRATION GUIDELINES:1

  • The measuring cup included inside the box should be used to measure the microtabs.
  • Please fill the cup with microtabs up to the 20 ml mark. This will equate to 14 g of microtabs. 14 grams microtabs = approx. 10 grams of protein.
  • PKU Easy Microtabs are small yellow coated tablets which are to be swallowed whole with liquid or eaten with cold food such as jam or fruit purée.
  • Do not chew PKU EASY Microtabs.

STORAGE:1 

Store in a cool, dry place.

SHELF LIFE:1

Shelf life is 18 months. Once opened, the product should be consumed within one month.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:1

Must only be given to patients with proven PKU under strict medical supervision. Suitable from 3 years of age. Not for use as a sole source of nutrition. Diet must be supplemented with natural protein, water and other nutrients in prescribed quantities to supply phenylalanine, fluid and general nutritional requirements. For enteral use only.

PKU EASY MICROTABS NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:1

Nutritional information For 100 g
Energetic Value 1678 kJ
396 kcal
Fat 3.6 g
of which saturated fat 3.59 g
Carbohydrates 13 g
of which sugars 0 g
Fibre 3.7 g
Amino acids 85.04 g
Protein equivalent 70.8 g
Salt 1 g

 

Amino acids:
L-Leucine 8.27 g
L- Tyrosine 7.78 g
L-aspartic acid (as aspartate) 7.76 g
Glycine 7.68 g
L-Valine 6.13 g
L-Glutamine 6.02 g
L-Proline 5.54 g
L-Isoleucine 5.31 g
L-Threonine 5.31 g
L-Serine 3.42 g
L-Alanine 3.07 g
L-Histidine 3.07 g
L-Cystine 2.01 g
L-Tryptophan 1.65 g
L-Methionine 1.42 g
L-Arginine 4.9 g
L-Lysine 5.5 g
Taurine 0.12 g
L-Carnitine 0.08 g
Phenylalanine Absent

 

References
1. PKU EASY Microtabs Data Sheet

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