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Protifar

Protifar is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. Protifar is a powdered, unflavoured, high protein supplement for the dietary management of patients with hypoproteinaemia. It can also be used as a protein supplement for those unable to meet their protein requirements from regular dietary intake or for patients with increased protein requirements, e.g. burns, wound healing.
Protifar is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision. Protifar is a powdered, unflavoured, high protein supplement for the dietary management of patients with hypoproteinaemia. It can also be used as a protein supplement for those unable to meet their protein requirements from regular dietary intake or for patients with increased protein requirements, e.g. burns, wound healing.
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Product Order Code PIP Code
Protifar 225g Tin 30065 040-1653

Indications

For enteral use only. ACBS approved, prescribable on form FP10 (GP10 in Scotland) for the following indications: hypoproteinaemia. Protifar is low in minerals and is therefore suitable for patients with such dietary restrictions.
Not suitable for patients requiring a protein restricted diet.
Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Only to be used as a supplement to the normal diet. Not suitable for children under 3 years of age. Not suitable for galactosaemic patients.
Protifar has a neutral taste and can therefore be added to both sweet and savoury food or drink without significantly altering flavour or texture. It is also suitable for use in cooking. Protifar should be mixed with sufficient cold liquid to form a smooth paste before stirring into food or drink. Use only the scoop provided in the packaging.
Concentrated cow’s milk protein, emulsifier (soy lecithin). Allergy Advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold.
36 months. Best before date: see bottom of tin.
Keep sealed and store in a dry, cool place (5-25°C). Do not refrigerate. Once opened, use contents within 1 month. Replace lid firmly after use. Prepare the food per serving and use within 2 hours. Always discard unfinished solutions.
Halal, Kosher and Vegetarian certified.
Nutrients Unit per 100g per 2.5g scoop
Energy kcal 368 9
Energy kJ 1560 39
Protein g 87.2 2.2
nitrogen g 14.0 0.4
Protein % of total energy 95 95
Carbohydrate g <1.5 <0.04
polysaccharides g 0 0
sugars g <1.5g <0.04
- lactose g <1.5g <0.04
Carbohydrate % of total energy 1 1
Fat g 1.60 0.04
saturates g 1.20 0.03
Fat % of total energy 4 4
Fibre g 0 0
Nutrients Unit per 100g per 2.5g scoop
Sodium mg (mmol) 100 (4.3) 2.5 (0.1)
potassium mg (mmol) 140 (3.6) 4 (0.1)
chloride mg (mmol) 80 (2.3) 2 (0.1)
calcium mg (mmol) 1350 (33.8) 34 (0.9)
magnesium mg (mmol) ≤20 (≤0.8) ≤1 (≤0.0)
Nutrients Unit per 100g per 2.5g scoop
Osmolarity 10% mOsmol/l 97 97

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