MCT Oil

MCT Oil

Manufacturer:

SHS International Ltd

Distributor:

DCH Auriga - Healthcare
/
Four Star

Marketer:

Nutricia Clinical
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Fractionated coconut oil, palm kernel oil.
Description
MCT Oil is a nutritionally incomplete liquid containing medium chain triglycerides (MCT).
Nutrition information: See table.

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Indications/Uses
Food for special purposes. For the dietary management of patients with fat malabsorption and other proven malabsorption syndromes.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Suggested intake: The quantity of oil should be determined by a clinician or dietitian only and is dependent on the age, bodyweight and medical condition of the patient.
Special Precautions
MCT Oil should be introduced slowly into the diet as rapid absorption of large intakes may cause vomiting or diarrhoea.
For enteral use only. Must be used under medical supervision. Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Suitable for infants, children and adults.
Caution For Usage
Directions for use: The following instructions should be followed carefully to ensure that the oil remains in optimum condition.
Shake well before use.
Remove the daily volume required.
The daily volume should be taken throughout the day as instructed by the clinician or dietitian.
Storage
Store in a dry place away from direct sunlight.
Recommended storage between 4-25°C. Once opened, use within 1 month. Always replace the bottle lid after use.
ATC Classification
V06DB - Fat/carbohydrates/proteins/minerals/vitamins, combinations ; Used as general nutrients.
Presentation/Packing
Oil (bottle) 500 mL.
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