Thick & Easy Clear

Thick & Easy Clear

Manufacturer:

Fresenius Kabi

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
The Glory Medicina
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Maltodextrin, xanthan gum, carrageenan, erythritol.
Description
Good soluble powder in a 126 g tin.
Clear results to support patient compliance: Does not affect the taste of food or beverages for thickening in the most appetizing way.
Amylase resistant to ensure safer swallowing.
Gives smooth consistency for enjoyable mouthfeel.
Lactose and gluten free.
Nutritional Information: See Table 1.

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Indications/Uses
Food for special medical purposes: Instant food and beverage thickener, gum based, used for the dietary management of patients with dysphagia.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Use as required - see Instruction for use under Cautions for Usage.
Contraindications
Not suitable when enteral nutrition is not permitted, such as in acute gastrointestinal bleeding, ileus and shock or if swallowing assessment reveals gross pharyngeal dysfunction with severe aspiration. Use with caution in severe organ failure with impaired metabolism and severe forms of malassimilation. Not suitable for patients with congenital inability to metabolise nutrients contained in Thick&Easy Clear.
Special Precautions
To be used under medical supervision. Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. For oral use only. Intended for the use as a food and beverage thickener, not intended to contribute significantly to energy intake. Product contains fibre and sodium, please consider for overall diet. Ensure adequate fluid intake.
Use in Children: Not suitable for children < 3 years.
Caution For Usage
Instruction for use: See Table 2 for level of thickness. The level required should be determined by a health care professional. The quantity of Thick & Easy Clear needed to achieve the required level may vary depending on a given food or beverage and a given temperature. (See Table 2.)

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Preparation: 1. Using the scoop in the tin.
2. Add the recommended amount of level scoops of powder into an empty dry glass.
3. Add 200 ml of desired liquid to the glass, stir briskly with a whisk or fork until dissolved.
Once prepared use promptly. Do not stir into drinks > 70 °C. Let hot drinks cool down if necessary.
Storage
Store dry and at room temperature in a relatively odour free environment. Once opened use within 2 months. Reseal after opening.
ATC Classification
V06DX - Other combinations of nutrients ; Used as general nutrients.
Presentation/Packing
Powd (tin) 126 g x 1's.
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