Cow-milk Allergy

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Neocate Spoon

 

Neocate Spoon is a hypoallergenic amino-acid based Food for Special Medical Purposes. Neocate Spoon is a powder that mixes with water to form an unflavoured spoonable consistency, and contains essential vitamins and minerals to promote balanced nutrition in infants and young children with cow’s milk allergy and multiple food protein intolerance. Suitable for infants from 6 months and young children.

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brand

Neocate

Conditions

Cow's Milk Allergy

Categories

Paediatric, Allergy, Non Metabolic, Cows Milk Allergy

Product Information

Indications and Prescribability

 

For enteral use only. ACBS approved, prescribable on form FP10 (GP10 in Scotland) for use in the dietary management of cow’s milk allergy, multiple food protein intolerance and other conditions requiring an amino acid based food.

Contraindications

 

Not for intravenous use. Not intended for bottle or tube feeding. Not intended as a sole source of nutrition.

Precautions

 

The product should be prepared immediately prior to feeding and any remaining should be discarded if not used within 1 hour. Neocate Spoon can be added to cooked dishes. Ensure the food feels warm to the wrist before adding Neocate Spoon. Do not add to very hot foods. Do not warm prepared product. Infants should receive Neocate Spoon as well as breastmilk or a hypoallergenic infant formula.

Preparation & Administration

 

1. Wash hands thoroughly and clean the preparation area.

2. Add the prescribed amount of Neocate Spoon into a clean bowl.

3. Gradually add the required amount of water whilst stirring with a clean feeding spoon. Mix until thickened - this may take several minutes.

Directions for Use

 

The total daily intake of Neocate Spoon should be determined by a clinician or dietitian only, and is dependent on age, bodyweight, and medical condition of the patient. The suggested serving size is 1 sachet (37g) of powder plus 60ml of water, to give a spoonable consistency (approximately 97g). For infants starting on solids, the consistency of Neocate Spoon can be altered by adding more or less water as required. A smaller serving size can be prepared by adding 30ml of water to half a sachet of powder. It is recommended that cooled, boiled water be used when preparing the product for infants.

Product Storage

 

Store unopened sachets in a cool, dry place. Opened sachets should be kept in an airtight container and used within two days.

Shelf Life

 

12 months. Best before date: see side of box.

 

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