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PKU Lophlex Powder

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PKU Lophlex is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. PKU Lophlex is a nutritionally incomplete, phenylalanine free amino acid-based powder containing a balanced mix of essential and non-essential amino acids, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), vitamins, trace elements and some minerals. With sugar and sweetener. PKU Lophlex is for the dietary management of proven phenylketonuria in children over the age of 3 years and adults, including pregnant women (in conjunction with standard folic acid supplementation). PKU Lophlex is available in 30 x 28g sachets, in Neutral, Orange and Berries flavours.
PKU Lophlex is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. PKU Lophlex is a nutritionally incomplete, phenylalanine free amino acid-based powder containing a balanced mix of essential and non-essential amino acids, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), vitamins, trace elements and some minerals. With sugar and sweetener. PKU Lophlex is for the dietary management of proven phenylketonuria in children over the age of 3 years and adults, including pregnant women (in conjunction with standard folic acid supplementation). PKU Lophlex is available in 30 x 28g sachets, in Neutral, Orange and Berries flavours.

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Product Order Code PIP Code
PKU Lophlex Powder Neutral 28g 652284 313-6751
PKU Lophlex Powder Berry 28g 652282 313-6769
PKU Lophlex Powder Orange 28g 652283 313-6777

Indications

For enteral use only. ACBS approved, prescribable on form FP10 (GP10 in Scotland) for the following indications: For use in the dietary management of proven phenylketonuria in children (from 3 years onwards) and adults (includes use in pregnant women).
Must be used under medical supervision. Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Not suitable for children under 3 years of age. Not suitable for tube feeding. Only intended for use by individuals with phenylketonuria.
This product must be supplemented with natural protein, fluid and other nutrients in medically prescribed quantities to supply the phenylalanine and general nutrition requirements of the patient. Please monitor micronutrient intake to ensure that individual’s intakes are optimal. The product contains only trace amounts of sodium and chloride.
The dosage should be determined by a clinician or dietitian only, and is dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition of the patient. The recommended feed concentration is 28g 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 clinician or dietitian. To ensure tolerance, the product may initially need to be introduced at a lower concentration. The daily intake should be divided into equal portions and distributed throughout the day. Water or diluted drinks should be offered at the same time. Wash your hands and clean all utensils. Pour 65mls of cold water into a container with a screw top lid. Empty the contents of 1 sachet into the container. Seal and shake well until the powder is dissolved. The powder is best prepared with chilled water and best 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.
L-glutamine, L-lysine acetate, L-leucine, L-arginine, L-proline, L-tyrosine, glycine, dried glucose syrup, L-aspartic acid, L-valine, calcium hydrogen phosphate, L-isoleucine, L-alanine, L-serine, L-threonine, L-histidine, magnesium acetate, flavouring, L-cystine, choline bitartrate, L-tryptophan, oil from Crypthecodinium cohnii, stabiliser (E412), L-methionine, modified starch (E1450), potassium citrate, flavour enhancer (E330), taurine, calcium phosphate, sodium L-ascorbate, high oleic sunflower oil, inositol, potassium hydrogen phosphate, ferrous sulphate, L-carnitine, zinc sulphate, nicotinamide, DL-ɑ-tocopheryl acetate, artificial sweetener (sucralose), calcium D-pantothenate, copper sulphate, manganese sulphate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, thiamin hydrochloride, riboflavin, retinyl acetate, folic acid, potassium iodide, sodium molybdate, D-biotin, sodium selenite, chromium chloride, phytomenadione, cholecalciferol, cyanocobalamin.
Best before date: see individual packaging.
Store in a cool, dry place. Once sachet is opened, use immediately.

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 28g
Energy kcal 350 98
Energy kJ 1487 416
Protein g 71.4 20
Carbohydrate g 13.6 3.8
polysaccharides g 7.3 2.0
sugars g 1 0.29
lactose g 0 0
Fat g 1.5 0.42
saturates g 0.52 0.15
monounsaturates g 0.35 0.10
polyunsaturates g 0.59 0.16
DHA mg 540 150
Fibre g 0.83 0.23
Nutrients Unit per 100g per 28g
Vitamin A µg 1020 285
Vitamin D μg 28.6 8
Vitamin E mg (mg α-TE) 15.4 (11.4) 4.31 (3.20)
Vitamin K μg 88.9 24.9
Thiamin mg 1.52 0.42
Riboflavin mg 1.8 0.50
Niacin mg (mg NE) 25.4 (48.6) 7.10 (13.6)
Pantothenic acid mg 7.13 2
Vitamin B6 mg 2.06 0.58
Folate acid μg 359 100
Vitamin B12 μg 6.43 1.8
Biotin μg 191 53.4
Vitamin C mg 131 36.6
Nutrients Unit per 100g per 28g
Sodium mg (mmol) <60 (<2.61) <16.8 (<0.73)
Potassium mg (mmol) 358 (9.16) 100 (2.56)
Chloride mg (mmol) <50 (1.41) <14.0 (<0.39)
Calcium mg (mmol) 1320 (32.9) 370 (9.2)
Phosphorus mg (mmol) 1000 (32.3) 280 (9.04)
Magnesium mg (mmol) 382 (15.7) 107 (4.4)
Iron mg 18.9 5.3
Zinc mg 13.9 3.9
Copper mg 1.90 0.53
Manganese mg 1.90 0.53
Molybdenum μg 89.4 25
Selenium μg 95.5 26.8
Chromium μg 38 10.6
Iodine μg 209 58.4
Nutrients Unit per 100g per 28g
L-alanine g 3.71 1.04
L-arginine g 6.36 1.78
L-aspartic acid g 5.57 1.56
L-cystine g 1.64 0.46
Glycine g 5.93 1.66
L-glutamine g 7.64 2.14
L-histidine g 2.5 0.70
L-isoleucine g 3.93 1.1
L-leucine g 6.71 1.88
L-lysine g 5.14 1.44
L-methionine g 1.07 0.30
L-phenylalanine g - -
L-proline g 6.36 1.78
L-serine g 3.43 0.96
L-threonine g 3.29 0.92
L-tryptophan g 1.36 0.38
L-tyrosine g 5.93 1.66
L-valine g 4.36 1.22
Nutrients Unit per 100g per 28g
Choline mg 545 153
Inositol mg 145 40.6
Osmolality mOsmol/kgH2O 2074 2074

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