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Polycal Liquid

Polycal Liquid is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. Polycal Liquid is a ready to use, concentrated carbohydrate supplement drink. Polycal Liquid is designed for the dietary management of disease related malnutrition, as an energy supplement for patients who are unable to meet their energy requirements from regular dietary intake.
Polycal Liquid is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. Polycal Liquid is a ready to use, concentrated carbohydrate supplement drink. Polycal Liquid is designed for the dietary management of disease related malnutrition, as an energy supplement for patients who are unable to meet their energy requirements from regular dietary intake.
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Product Order Code PIP Code
Polycal Neutral 200ml Bottle 573709 377-1334
Polycal Orange 200ml Bottle 573708 377-1326

Indications

For enteral use only. ACBS approved, prescribable on form FP10 (GP10 in Scotland) for the following indications: disease related malnutrition, malabsorption states or other conditions requiring fortification with a high or readily available carbohydrate supplement. Polycal Liquid is suitable for patients with renal failure, liver cirrhosis, disaccharide intolerance (without isomaltose intolerance), disorders of amino acid metabolism, and/or whole protein intolerance, or other conditions including proven hypoglycaemia requiring a high energy, low fluid, low electrolyte diet. Polycal Liquid is suitable for patients requiring a fat free or mineral restricted diet. Polycal Liquid is suitable for glucose intolerance tests (113ml of Polycal Liquid provides an equivalent carbohydrate load to a standard 75g dose of anhydrous glucose).
Not suitable for children under 3 years of age.
Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Only to be used as a supplement to the normal diet. Use with caution in patients with diabetes.
Polycal Liquid is ready to drink and is best served chilled. It can be taken undiluted or diluted.
Neutral: Demineralised water, maltodextrin, glucose syrup, acidity regulator (citric acid). Orange: Demineralised water, maltodextrin, glucose syrup, acidity regulator (citric acid), flavouring, colour (curcumin, anthocyanins). Allergy Advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold.
15 months. Best before date: see top of bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place (5-25°C). Shake well before use. Once opened, store in a refrigerator for a maximum of 24 hours.
Halal, Kosher, Vegan and Vegetarian certified.
Nutrients Unit per 100ml per 200ml
Energy kcal 247 494
Energy kJ 1050 2100
Protein g 0 0
Carbohydrate g 61.9 123.8
polysaccharides g 49.2 98.4
sugars g 12.2 24.4
- glucose g 0.6 1.2
- maltose g 11.6 23.2
% of total energy % 100 100
Fat g 0 0
Fibre g 0 0
Nutrients Unit per 100ml per 200ml
Sodium mg (mmol) <5 (<0.2) <10 (<0.4)
Potassium mg (mmol) <5 (<0.1) <10 (<0.2)
Chloride mg (mmol) <5 (<0.1) <10 (<0.2)
Calcium mg (mmol) <5 (<0.1) <10 (<0.2)
Phosphorus mg (mmol) <5 (<0.2) <10 (<0.4)
Magnesium mg (mmol) <5 (<0.2) <10 (<0.4)
Nutrients Unit per 100ml per 200ml
pH 2.4 2.4
Water g 62 124
Osmolarity mOsmol/l 845 845
Potential renal solute load mOsmol/l 3 3

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Important notice

For enteral use only. Polycal Liquid is suitable for patients with renal failure, liver cirrhosis, disaccharide intolerance (without isomaltose intolerance), disorders of amino acid metabolism, and/or whole protein intolerance, or other conditions including proven hypoglycaemia requiring a high energy, low fluid, low electrolyte diet. Polycal Liquid is suitable for patients requiring a fat free or mineral restricted diet.

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