Alfare Dosage/Direction for Use




Firma Chun Cheong
Kerry Pharma
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Dosage/Direction for Use
The physician should calculate the desired total daily intake of energy, water and electrolytes for each infant. Initial feedings should be more diluted with a progression to full strength (14.2% solution) over a period of 4 days.
In the absence of medical advice, the following may be useful as a guide: Infants 5-7 months* 7 scoops to 210 mL previously boiled water 5 times daily (5 months), 4-3 times daily (7 months). 3-4 months: 6 scoops to 180 mL previously boiled water 5 times daily. 2 months: 5 scoops to 150 mL previouly boiled water 5 times daily. 3-4 weeks: 4 scoops to 120 mL previously boiled water 5 times daily. 1-2 weeks: 3 scoops to 90 mL previously boiled water 6 times daily.
Use only the enclosed scoop. Average scoop weight is 4.73 g. Using more or less powder than indicated will either lead to dehydration or deprive the baby of proper nutrition. Do not change proportions without medical advice.
*Do not introduce other food in baby's diet without asking the doctor.
Administration: Preparation: Wash hands before preparing infant's formula. Wash bottle, teat and cap thoroughly until no milk remains. Boil for 5 min. Leave covered until use. Boil drinking water for 5 min; allow to cool. Pour exact amount of lukewarm water (40°C) into boiled bottle. Only use scoop from the can and level using special leveler of can opening. Add exact number of level scoops for the age of the baby. Replace lid firmly. Shake bottle vigorously until powder is fully dissolved. Feed immediately. Close the can tightly after each use and store it in a cool and dry place before and after opening.
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