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HCU Lophlex Powder

HCU Lophlex is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. HCU Lophlex is a methionine-free amino acid-based powdered protein substitute, containing a balanced mix of essential and non-essential amino acids, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), vitamins, trace elements and some minerals. HCU Lophlex is for the dietary management of homocystinuria (HCU) in children aged 3 years onwards and adults, including pregnant women (in conjunction with standard folic acid supplementation). HCU Lophlex is available in 30 x 29g sachets in neutral flavour.
HCU Lophlex is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. HCU Lophlex is a methionine-free amino acid-based powdered protein substitute, containing a balanced mix of essential and non-essential amino acids, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), vitamins, trace elements and some minerals. HCU Lophlex is for the dietary management of homocystinuria (HCU) in children aged 3 years onwards and adults, including pregnant women (in conjunction with standard folic acid supplementation). HCU Lophlex is available in 30 x 29g sachets in neutral flavour.

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Product Order Code PIP Code
HCU-Lophlex Unflavoured 29G 652279 4163275

Indications

For enteral use only. ACBS approved, prescribable on form FP10 (GP10 in Scotland) for the following indications: For the dietary management of homocystinuria in children aged 3 years onwards and adults.
Must be used under strict medical supervision. Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Not suitable for children under 3 years of age. Not suitable for tube feeding.
This product must be supplemented with natural protein, fluid and other nutrients in medically prescribed quantities to supply the methionine and general nutrition requirements of the patient. Please monitor micronutrient intake to ensure that individual’s intakes are optimal. HCU Lophlex contains only trace amounts of sodium and chloride.
The recommended intake should be determined by a clinician or dietitian only, and is dependent on the age, bodyweight and medical condition of the patient. The daily intake should be divided into equal portions and distributed throughout the day. Water or diluted drinks should be offered or taken at the same time. To ensure tolerance the product may initially need to be introduced at a lower concentration. Recommended feed concentration: 29g powder (1 sachet) made up with 65ml water to give a final volume of approximately 80ml. The quantity and dilution of this product can be adapted to the tolerance and preferences of the individual under supervision of a clinician or dietitian. 1. Wash your hands and clean all utensils. 2.Measure the recommended amount of cold water into a container with a screw top lid. 3.Empty the contents of 1 sachet into the container. Seal and shake well until the powder is dissolved. HCU Lophlex is best prepared with chilled water and consumed immediately after preparation. It can also be taken as a more concentrated drink, additional water or diluted drinks must be consumed at the same time. Do not boil and do not use a microwave oven to heat. Do not freeze.
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Best before: see individual packaging.
Store in a cool, dry place. Once opened, use immediately. Packaged in a protective atmosphere.

Halal

This is intended to show suitability of products for religious or dietary reasons. Some products may be suitable for kosher or halal diets but only products with Kosher approval or Halal certification have been identified here. Some individual flavours/variants may not be suitable and for more information please call our Resource Centre.

Nutrients Unit per 100g per 29g
Energy kcal 338 98
Energy kj 1430 416
Protein g 68.9 20
Carbohydrate g 13.4 3.9
sugars g 1 0.3
lactose g 0 0
Fat g 1.4 0.42
saturates g 0.5 0.15
monounsaturates g 0.34 0.1
polyunsaturates g 0.57 0.16
DHA mg 520 150
Nutrients Unit per 100g per 29g
Vitamin A µg 982 285
Vitamin D μg 27.6 8
Vitamin E mg (mg α-TE) 14.9 (11.0) 4.31(3.20)
Vitamin K μg 86 24.9
Thiamin mg 1.46 0.42
Riboflavin mg 1.72 0.50
Niacin mg (mg NE) 24.5 (46.9) 7.10 (13.6)
Pantothenic acid mg 6.9 2
Vitamin B6 mg 2 0.58
Folic acid μg 345 100
Vitamin B12 μg 6.2 1.8
Biotin μg 184 53.4
Vitamin C mg 126 36.6
Nutrients Unit per 100g per 29g
sodium mg (mmol) <60(<2.61) <17.4(<0.76)
Potassium mg (mmol) 345(8.82) 100(2.56)
Chloride mg (mmol) <50(1.41) <14.5(<0.41)
Calcium mg (mmol) 1276(31.8) 370(9.2)
Phosphorus mg (mmol) 966(31.2) 280(9.04)
Magnesium mg (mmol) 369(15.2) 107(4.4)
Iron mg 18.3 5.30
Zinc mg 13.4 3.9
Copper mg 1.84 0.53
Manganese mg 1.84 0.53
Molybdenum μg 86.2 25
Selenium μg 92.2 26.8
Chromium μg 36.5 10.6
Iodine μg 202 58.4
Nutrients Unit per 100g per 29g
L-alanine g 3.72 1.08
L-arginine g 4.69 1.36
L-aspartic acid g 5.38 1.56
L-cystine g 3.1 0.90
Glycine g 5.03 1.46
L-glutamine g 5.1 1.48
L-histidine g 2.69 0.78
L-isoleucine g 4.28 1.24
L-leucine g 7.24 2.1
L-lysine g 4.9 1.42
L-methionine g - -
L-phenylalanine g 3.17 0.92
L-proline g 6.34 1.84
L-serine g 4.34 1.26
L-threonine g 3.52 1.02
L-tryptophan g 1.45 0.42
L-tyrosine g 5.24 1.52
L-valine g 4.62 1.34
Nutrients Unit per 100g per 29g
Choline mg 526 153
Inositol mg 140 40.6
Osmolality mOsmol/kgH2O 2016 2016

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