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Vital® 1.5 Cal

Peptide-based, therapeutic nutrition for tolerance

Vital® 1.5 Cal

Peptide-based, therapeutic nutrition for tolerance

VITAL 1.5 CAL is peptide-based therapeutic nutrition that provides complete, balanced nutrition for long- or short-term for patients who require tube feeding and are experiencing malabsorption, maldigestion, or impaired GI function and/or GI intolerance. For tube or oral feeding. For supplemental or sole-source nutrition. Use under medical supervision.

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List Number Item Market
64825 Vital 1.5 Cal Vanilla / 8 fl oz (237 mL) Recloseable Carton / 24 ct Institutional-Retail
62713 Vital 1.5 Cal / 33.8 fl oz (1 L) Ready-To-Hang Prefilled Container / 8 ct Institutional

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.

8 fl oz (237 mL)

Nutrition Data

Amount Per Serving %DV
Protein, g 16
Fat, g 13.5
Carbohydrate, g 44.2
Dietary Fiber, g 1.4*
Total Sugars, g 8.2
Added Sugars, g 8.2
L-Carnitine, mg 35
Taurine, mg 35
Water, g 181
Calories 355

Vitamins

Amount Per Serving %DV
Vitamin A, mcg RAE 433
Vitamin D, mcg 5.0
Vitamin E, mg 5.2
Vitamin K, mcg 35
Vitamin C, mg 40
Folate, mcg DFE 154
Folic Acid, mcg 92
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg 0.7
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg 0.5
Vitamin B6, mg 0.9
Vitamin B12, mcg 2.0
Niacin, mg NE 7.9
Choline, mg 184
Biotin, mcg 8.9
Pantothenic Acid, mg 2.1

Minerals

Amount Per Serving %DV
Sodium, mg 270
Potassium, mg 520
Chloride, mg 355
Calcium, mg 308
Phosphorus, mg 297
Magnesium, mg 100
Iodine, mcg 36
Manganese, mg 1.2
Copper, mg 0.52
Zinc, mg 7.2
Iron, mg 4.4
Selenium, mcg 19
Chromium, mcg 24
Molybdenum, mcg 43

<sup>*</sup>1.4 g of dietary fiber supplied by short-chain fructooligosaccharides.

33.8 fl oz (1 L)

Nutrition Data

Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 1500
Protein, g 67.5
Fat, g 57.1
Carbohydrate, g 187
Dietary Fiber, g 6.0*
Total Sugars, g 34.6
Added Sugars, g 34.6
L-Carnitine, mg 150
Taurine, mg 150
Water, g 764

Vitamins

Amount Per Serving %DV
Vitamin A, mcg RAE 1827
Vitamin D, mcg 21.1
Vitamin E, mg 21.9
Vitamin K, mcg 148
Vitamin C, mg 169
Folate, mcg DFE 650
Folic Acid, mcg 390
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg 3
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg 2.1
Vitamin B6, mg 3.8
Vitamin B12, mcg 8.4
Niacin, mg NE 33.3
Choline, mg 776
Biotin, mcg 37.6
Pantothenic Acid, mg 8.9

Minerals

Amount Per Serving %DV
Sodium, mg 1139
Potassium, mg 2194
Chloride, mg 1498
Calcium, mg 1300
Phosphorus, mg 1251
Magnesium, mg 422
Iodine, mcg 152
Manganese, mg 5.1
Copper, mg 2.2
Zinc, mg 30.4
Iron, mg 18.5
Selenium, mcg 80
Chromium, mcg 101
Molybdenum, mcg 181

<sup>*</sup>6 g of dietary fiber supplied by short-chain fructooligosaccharides.

Features
  • Designed to promote tolerance: <ul> <li>Advanced blend of hydrolyzed protein, structured lipid, and prebiotics (NutraFlora® scFOS®)<sup>*</sup> to support absorption and tolerance.</li> <li>Hydrolyzed, peptide-based protein system.</li> <li>MCT/canola oil structured lipid, a next-generation fat to promote absorption of fatty acids.</li> <li>1.4 g of NutraFlora® scFOS®<sup>*</sup>/8 fl oz (6 g/L). scFOS® are prebiotic fibers that stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the colon.<sup>1,2,3</sup></li> </ul>
  • 1.5 Cal/mL—concentrated calories for fluid-restricted patients.
  • Contains elevated levels of antioxidants vitamins C and E and selenium to help reduce free radical damage.<sup>4,5</sup>
  • 1500 Calories (1000 mL) provides at least 100% of the RDIs for 25 essential vitamins and minerals.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance.

Precautions
  • Not for IV use.
  • Not suitable for people with galactosemia.

<sup>*</sup> NutraFlora® and scFOS® are not registered trademarks of Abbott Laboratories.

<sup>1</sup> Bornet FR, et al. Nutr Rev. 2002;60(11):326-334.

<sup>2</sup> Tokunaga T, et al. Bifidus. 1993;6(2):143-150.

<sup>3</sup> Bouhnik Y, et al. Nutr J. 2007;6:42-48.

<sup>4</sup> Institute of Medicine (US) Panel on Dietary Antioxidants and Related Compounds. Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Selenium, and Carotenoids. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US);2000.

<sup>5</sup> Sies H. Redox Biol. 2015;4:180-183.

Vanilla Liquid
Ready to Hang Liquid

Water, Corn Maltodextrin, Whey Protein Hydrolysate, Structured Lipid (Interesterified Canola Oil & Medium Chain Triglycerides), Sugar, Hydrolyzed Sodium Caseinate. Less than 1% of: Canola Oil, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Short-chain Fructooligosaccharides, Magnesium Phosphate, Natural & Artificial Flavor, Potassium Citrate, DATEM, Calcium Phosphate, Cellulose Gel, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Sodium Phosphate, Ascorbic Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Sucralose, Cellulose Gum, Carrageenan, Magnesium Chloride, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Niacinamide, Manganese Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Palmitate, Riboflavin, Chromium Chloride, Folic Acid, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Potassium Iodide, Phylloquinone, Biotin, Vitamin D3, and Vitamin B12.

Water, Corn Maltodextrin, Whey Protein Hydrolysate, Structured Lipid (Interesterified Canola Oil & Medium Chain Triglycerides), Sugar, Hydrolyzed Sodium Caseinate. Less than 1% of: Canola Oil, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Short-chain Fructooligosaccharides, Magnesium Phosphate, Natural & Artificial Flavor, Potassium Citrate, DATEM, Calcium Phosphate, Cellulose Gel, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Sodium Phosphate, Ascorbic Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Sucralose, Cellulose Gum, Carrageenan, Magnesium Chloride, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Niacinamide, Manganese Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Palmitate, Riboflavin, Chromium Chloride, Folic Acid, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Potassium Iodide, Phylloquinone, Biotin, Vitamin D3, and Vitamin B12.

Contains milk ingredients.

Contains milk ingredients.

Preparation

Instructions for Use:

8 fl oz carton

  • Store unopened at room temperature.
  • Shake well prior to opening.
  • Once opened, reclose, refrigerate and use within 48 hours.


Oral Feeding:

  • May be used for total or supplemental nutrition.
  • May be fed at room temperature or chilled.


Tube Feeding:

  • Follow physician's instructions.
  • Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
  • Feed at room temperature using a feeding pump or syringe.
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.
  • Avoid contamination during preparation and use.


Ready-To-Hang container

All medical foods, regardless of type of administration system, require careful handling because they can support microbial growth. Follow these instructions for clean technique and proper setup to reduce the potential for microbial contamination.

NOTE: Failure to follow the Instructions for Use increases the potential for microbial contamination and reduces hangtime.

  • Administer product at room temperature.
  • THOROUGHLY wash hands with soap and water before handling container or feeding set.
  • Turn container upside down and SHAKE VIGOROUSLY, using a twisting motion for at least 10 seconds.
  • DO NOT touch any part of the container or feeding set that comes into contact with the formula.
  • When initiating feeding, follow physician's instructions. Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.

For Use with Enteral Feeding Pumps:

  • Remove dust cover from RTH Safety Screw Cap.
  • Remove dust cover from feeding set connector.
  • Insert feeding set connector into port of RTH Safety Screw Cap and completely pierce foil.
  • Turn connector collar clockwise until it is securely fastened.
  • Close clamp on set before inverting container.
  • Invert container and suspend, using hanging ring on bottom of container.

Precautions

  • Follow directions for use provided by manufacturer of feeding sets.
  • Unless a shorter hang time is specified by the set manufacturer, hang product for up to 48 hours after initial connection when clean technique and only one new set are used. Otherwise hang for no more than 24 hours.

Vital<sup>®</sup> 1.5 Cal

Vital® 1.5 Cal

Peptide-based, therapeutic nutrition for tolerance

VITAL 1.5 CAL is peptide-based therapeutic nutrition that provides complete, balanced nutrition for long- or short-term for patients who require tube feeding and are experiencing malabsorption, maldigestion, or impaired GI function and/or GI intolerance. For tube or oral feeding. For supplemental or sole-source nutrition. Use under medical supervision.

Vital<sup>®</sup> 1.5 Cal

Features

  • Designed to promote tolerance:
    • Advanced blend of hydrolyzed protein, structured lipid, and prebiotics (NutraFlora® scFOS®)* to support absorption and tolerance.
    • Hydrolyzed, peptide-based protein system.
    • MCT/canola oil structured lipid, a next-generation fat to promote absorption of fatty acids.
    • 1.4 g of NutraFlora® scFOS®*/8 fl oz (6 g/L). scFOS® are prebiotic fibers that stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the colon.1,2,3
  • 1.5 Cal/mL—concentrated calories for fluid-restricted patients.
  • Contains elevated levels of antioxidants vitamins C and E and selenium to help reduce free radical damage.4,5
  • 1500 Calories (1000 mL) provides at least 100% of the RDIs for 25 essential vitamins and minerals.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance.

* NutraFlora® and scFOS® are not registered trademarks of Abbott Laboratories.

1 Bornet FR, et al. Nutr Rev. 2002;60(11):326-334.

2 Tokunaga T, et al. Bifidus. 1993;6(2):143-150.

3 Bouhnik Y, et al. Nutr J. 2007;6:42-48.

4 Institute of Medicine (US) Panel on Dietary Antioxidants and Related Compounds. Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Selenium, and Carotenoids. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US);2000.

5 Sies H. Redox Biol. 2015;4:180-183.


Safety Precautions

  • Not for IV use.
  • Not suitable for people with galactosemia.

Availability

List Number Item
64825 Vital 1.5 Cal Vanilla / 8 fl oz (237 mL) Recloseable Carton / 24 ct
62713 Vital 1.5 Cal / 33.8 fl oz (1 L) Ready-To-Hang Prefilled Container / 8 ct

Ingredients

Vanilla Liquid

Water, Corn Maltodextrin, Whey Protein Hydrolysate, Structured Lipid (Interesterified Canola Oil & Medium Chain Triglycerides), Sugar, Hydrolyzed Sodium Caseinate. Less than 1% of: Canola Oil, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Short-chain Fructooligosaccharides, Magnesium Phosphate, Natural & Artificial Flavor, Potassium Citrate, DATEM, Calcium Phosphate, Cellulose Gel, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Sodium Phosphate, Ascorbic Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Sucralose, Cellulose Gum, Carrageenan, Magnesium Chloride, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Niacinamide, Manganese Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Palmitate, Riboflavin, Chromium Chloride, Folic Acid, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Potassium Iodide, Phylloquinone, Biotin, Vitamin D3, and Vitamin B12.

Ready to Hang Liquid

Water, Corn Maltodextrin, Whey Protein Hydrolysate, Structured Lipid (Interesterified Canola Oil & Medium Chain Triglycerides), Sugar, Hydrolyzed Sodium Caseinate. Less than 1% of: Canola Oil, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Short-chain Fructooligosaccharides, Magnesium Phosphate, Natural & Artificial Flavor, Potassium Citrate, DATEM, Calcium Phosphate, Cellulose Gel, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Sodium Phosphate, Ascorbic Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Sucralose, Cellulose Gum, Carrageenan, Magnesium Chloride, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Niacinamide, Manganese Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Palmitate, Riboflavin, Chromium Chloride, Folic Acid, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenate, Potassium Iodide, Phylloquinone, Biotin, Vitamin D3, and Vitamin B12.

Contains milk ingredients.

Contains milk ingredients.


Nutrition Information

8 fl oz (237 mL)
Value%DV
33.8 fl oz (1 L)
Value%DV

*1.4 g of dietary fiber supplied by short-chain fructooligosaccharides.

*6 g of dietary fiber supplied by short-chain fructooligosaccharides.


Preparation

Instructions for Use:

8 fl oz carton

  • Store unopened at room temperature.
  • Shake well prior to opening.
  • Once opened, reclose, refrigerate and use within 48 hours.


Oral Feeding:

  • May be used for total or supplemental nutrition.
  • May be fed at room temperature or chilled.


Tube Feeding:

  • Follow physician's instructions.
  • Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
  • Feed at room temperature using a feeding pump or syringe.
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.
  • Avoid contamination during preparation and use.


Ready-To-Hang container

All medical foods, regardless of type of administration system, require careful handling because they can support microbial growth. Follow these instructions for clean technique and proper setup to reduce the potential for microbial contamination.

NOTE: Failure to follow the Instructions for Use increases the potential for microbial contamination and reduces hangtime.

  • Administer product at room temperature.
  • THOROUGHLY wash hands with soap and water before handling container or feeding set.
  • Turn container upside down and SHAKE VIGOROUSLY, using a twisting motion for at least 10 seconds.
  • DO NOT touch any part of the container or feeding set that comes into contact with the formula.
  • When initiating feeding, follow physician's instructions. Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.

For Use with Enteral Feeding Pumps:

  • Remove dust cover from RTH Safety Screw Cap.
  • Remove dust cover from feeding set connector.
  • Insert feeding set connector into port of RTH Safety Screw Cap and completely pierce foil.
  • Turn connector collar clockwise until it is securely fastened.
  • Close clamp on set before inverting container.
  • Invert container and suspend, using hanging ring on bottom of container.

Precautions

  • Follow directions for use provided by manufacturer of feeding sets.
  • Unless a shorter hang time is specified by the set manufacturer, hang product for up to 48 hours after initial connection when clean technique and only one new set are used. Otherwise hang for no more than 24 hours.

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