Glutarex®-2

Amino acid-modified medical food

Glutarex®-2

Amino acid-modified medical food

Nutrition support of children and adults with glutaric aciduria type I. Use under medical supervision.

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67038 Glutarex-2 / 14.1 oz (400 g) Can / 6 ct Institutional-Retail

Hospitals and institutions can order Abbott Nutrition products by calling 800-551-5838, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST.

100 g Powder

Nutrition Data

Amount Per Serving %DV
Protein Equivalent, g 30
Fat, g 13
Carbohydrate, g 35
Linoleic Acid, mg 2200
Linolenic Acid, mg 225
L-Carnitine, mg 1800
Calories 410

Vitamins

Amount Per Serving %DV
Vitamin A, IU 1500
Vitamin A, mcg RE 450
Vitamin D, IU 900
Vitamin D, mcg 22.5
Vitamin E, IU 12
Vitamin E, mg alpha-TE 5.9
Vitamin K, mcg 60
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg 3.3
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg 1.6
Vitamin B6, mg 1.1
Vitamin B12, mcg 5
Niacin, mg 16
Niacin, mg NE 16
Folic Acid (Folacin), mcg 425
Pantothenic Acid, mg 8
Biotin, mcg 100
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), mg 60
Choline, mg 100
Inositol, mg 82

Minerals

Amount Per Serving %DV
Calcium, mg 975
Phosphorus, mg 760
Magnesium, mg 225
Iron, mg 13
Zinc, mg 13
Manganese, mg 0.8
Copper, mg 1.5
Iodine, mcg 100
Selenium, mcg 35
Chromium, mcg 27
Molybdenum, mcg 30
Sodium, mg 880
Sodium, mEq 38.3
Potassium, mg 1370
Potassium, mEq 35
Chloride, mg 940
Chloride, mEq 26.5
Features
  • Lysine- and tryptophan-free to allow greater intake of intact protein.
  • Nutrient profile specifically designed for children and adults.
  • L-carnitine (1800 mg/100 g) to help supply amount normally found in foods of animal origin and to help excrete toxic metabolites.
  • Taurine (125 mg/100 g) to help supply amount normally found in foods of animal origin.
  • Approximately 30% of energy as fat to help supply essential fatty acids.
  • When fed according to the <i>Abbott Nutrition Support Protocols</i>, provides adequate amounts of all nutrients.
  • Non-GMO.<sup>*</sup>
  • DHA to help support brain and eye development.
  • Lactose-free.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Kosher made with pareve ingredients.
  • Halal.

Precautions
  • Must be supplemented with protein and fluid in prescribed amounts to completely meet lysine, tryptophan and water requirements.
  • Not intended as a sole source of nutrition.
  • Not for infants under 1 year of age.
  • Do not heat or use in cooking.
  • Not for IV use.

<sup>*</sup> Ingredients not genetically engineered.

Unflavored Powder

Corn Syrup Solids, L-Glutamic Acid, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Coconut Oil, Sodium Citrate, Soy Oil, L-Leucine, L-Proline, L-Aspartic Acid, L-Arginine, L-Valine, L-Alanine, Calcium Phosphate, L-Isoleucine, Glycine, L-Carnitine, L-Tyrosine. Less than 2% of: L-Phenylalanine, Magnesium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, L-Serine, L-Threonine, Silicon Dioxide, Modified Corn Starch, L-Histidine, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Phosphate, L-Methionine, Schizochytrium Sp. Oil*, L-Cystine Dihydrochloride, Calcium Citrate, Calcium Carbonate, Citric Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Taurine, Choline Chloride, Inositol, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Mixed Tocopherols, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Manganese Sulfate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Palmitate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Chromium Chloride, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Phylloquinone, Sodium Molybdate, Vitamin D3, and Vitamin B12.
* Source of DHA.

Preparation

Directions for Preparation and Use: Use Only As Directed by a Physician

Depending on specific needs of each individual, preparation will vary as prescribed by physician.

  • Wash your hands, surfaces and utensils.
  • Pour prescribed amount of water into a clean container.
  • Add prescribed amount of Glutarex®-2 powder (and other ingredients if recommended).
  • Shake well for 10-15 seconds; if using a blender, mix no more than 5 seconds.
  • Pour mixture into clean feeding cup or container; cap.
  • Serve chilled. Once feeding begins, use within 1 hour or discard.

Helpful Hints

  • Add sweetened drink crystals to enhance flavor.
  • Add chocolate or strawberry syrup.
  • Mix Glutarex-2 with fruit to make a smoothie
  • Freeze flavored mixture into slushies.

Mixing Guide:

Approximate weights for unpacked, level, dry U.S. standard household measures for powder

1 Tbsp8 g
1/4 Cup30 g
1/3 Cup40 g
1/2 Cup60 g
1 Cup120 g

For most accurate results, Glutarex-2 should be weighed on a scale that reads in grams.

Storage Instructions:

  • Once mixed, store container in refrigerator and use within 24 hours
  • Store unopened or opened can at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
  • Use opened can contents within 1 month.

Important Safety Information

Warning: This medical food should not be heated or used in cooking.

Glutarex<sup>®</sup>-2

Glutarex®-2

Amino acid-modified medical food

Nutrition support of children and adults with glutaric aciduria type I. Use under medical supervision.

Glutarex<sup>®</sup>-2

Features

  • Lysine- and tryptophan-free to allow greater intake of intact protein.
  • Nutrient profile specifically designed for children and adults.
  • L-carnitine (1800 mg/100 g) to help supply amount normally found in foods of animal origin and to help excrete toxic metabolites.
  • Taurine (125 mg/100 g) to help supply amount normally found in foods of animal origin.
  • Approximately 30% of energy as fat to help supply essential fatty acids.
  • When fed according to the <i>Abbott Nutrition Support Protocols</i>, provides adequate amounts of all nutrients.
  • Non-GMO.<sup>*</sup>
  • DHA to help support brain and eye development.
  • Lactose-free.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Kosher made with pareve ingredients.
  • Halal.

<sup>*</sup> Ingredients not genetically engineered.


Safety Precautions

  • Must be supplemented with protein and fluid in prescribed amounts to completely meet lysine, tryptophan and water requirements.
  • Not intended as a sole source of nutrition.
  • Not for infants under 1 year of age.
  • Do not heat or use in cooking.
  • Not for IV use.

Availability

List Number Item
67038 Glutarex-2 / 14.1 oz (400 g) Can / 6 ct

Ingredients

Unflavored Powder

Corn Syrup Solids, L-Glutamic Acid, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Coconut Oil, Sodium Citrate, Soy Oil, L-Leucine, L-Proline, L-Aspartic Acid, L-Arginine, L-Valine, L-Alanine, Calcium Phosphate, L-Isoleucine, Glycine, L-Carnitine, L-Tyrosine. Less than 2% of: L-Phenylalanine, Magnesium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, L-Serine, L-Threonine, Silicon Dioxide, Modified Corn Starch, L-Histidine, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Phosphate, L-Methionine, Schizochytrium Sp. Oil*, L-Cystine Dihydrochloride, Calcium Citrate, Calcium Carbonate, Citric Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Taurine, Choline Chloride, Inositol, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Mixed Tocopherols, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Manganese Sulfate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Palmitate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Chromium Chloride, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Phylloquinone, Sodium Molybdate, Vitamin D3, and Vitamin B12.
* Source of DHA.


Nutrition Information

100 g Powder
Value%DV

Preparation

Directions for Preparation and Use: Use Only As Directed by a Physician

Depending on specific needs of each individual, preparation will vary as prescribed by physician.

  • Wash your hands, surfaces and utensils.
  • Pour prescribed amount of water into a clean container.
  • Add prescribed amount of Glutarex®-2 powder (and other ingredients if recommended).
  • Shake well for 10-15 seconds; if using a blender, mix no more than 5 seconds.
  • Pour mixture into clean feeding cup or container; cap.
  • Serve chilled. Once feeding begins, use within 1 hour or discard.

Helpful Hints

  • Add sweetened drink crystals to enhance flavor.
  • Add chocolate or strawberry syrup.
  • Mix Glutarex-2 with fruit to make a smoothie
  • Freeze flavored mixture into slushies.

Mixing Guide:

Approximate weights for unpacked, level, dry U.S. standard household measures for powder

1 Tbsp8 g
1/4 Cup30 g
1/3 Cup40 g
1/2 Cup60 g
1 Cup120 g

For most accurate results, Glutarex-2 should be weighed on a scale that reads in grams.

Storage Instructions:

  • Once mixed, store container in refrigerator and use within 24 hours
  • Store unopened or opened can at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
  • Use opened can contents within 1 month.


Important Safety Information

Warning: This medical food should not be heated or used in cooking.

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