Optifast

Optifast

Manufacturer:

Nestlé

Distributor:

Apex
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Enteral nutrition formula.
Description
Chocolate shake: (See Table 1.)

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Strawberry shake: (See Table 2.)

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Tomato soup: (See Table 3.)

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Nutritionally Complete Program*.
High in Protein.
Source of Fibre.
Gluten Free.
Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: Chocolate shake: Skimmed Milk Powder (31%), Milk Proteins [Calcium Caseinate (20%), Sodium Caseinate (10%)], Maltodextrin (Corn). Vegetable Oils (Canola, Sunflower), Cocoa Powder (5%), Minerals (Potassium Citrate, Magnesium Carbonate, Calcium Phosphate, Sodium Chloride, Potassium Phosphate, Ferric Pyrophosphate, Copper Gluconate, Zinc Sulphate, Manganese Sulphate, Sodium Fluoride, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenite, Chromium Chloride), Vegetable Gum (414), Fructo-oligosaccharide, Inulin, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Glucose Syrup (Corn), Sugar, Fish Oil, Emulsifiers (472c, Soy Lecithin, 471), Sweeteners (Aspartame, Acesulfame Potassium), Antioxidants (301, 304, 306), Flavour, Vitamins (Vitamin E Acetate, Nicotinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Ascorbate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Acetate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid, Phytomenadione, Cholecalciferol, Cyanocobalamin, Biotin).
Contains Milk, Soy and Fish. Contains Phenylalanine. May contain Egg. Gluten Free.
Strawberry shake: Skimmed Milk Powder (31%), Milk Proteins [Calcium Caseinate (20%), Sodium Caseinate (10%)], Maltodextrin (Corn), Vegetable Oils (Canola, Sunflower), Minerals (Potassium Citrate, Magnesium Carbonate, Calcium Phosphate, Sodium Chloride, Potassium Phosphate, Ferric Pyrophosphate, Copper Gluconate, Zinc Sulphate, Manganese Sulphate, Sodium Fluoride, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenite, Chromium Chloride), Vegetable Gum (414), Fructo-oligosaccharide, Inulin, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Glucose Syrup (Corn), Sugar, Fish Oil, Emulsifiers (472c, Soy Lecithin, 471), Colour (Beetroot), Sweeteners (Aspartame, Acesulfame Potassium), Antioxidants (301, 304, 306), Flavour, Vitamins (Vitamin E Acetate, Nicotinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Ascorbate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Acetate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid, Phytomenadione, Cholecalciferol, Cyanocobalamin, Biotin).
Contains Milk, Soy and Fish. Contains Phenylalanine. May contain Egg. Gluten Free.
Tomato soup: Milk Proteins [(Calcium Caseinate (20%), Sodium Caseinate (10%)], Skimmed Milk Powder (24%), Tomato (8.5%), Minerals (Potassium Citrate, Sodium Chloride, Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide, Potassium Phosphate, Ferric Pyrophosphate, Zinc Sulphate, Copper Gluconate, Manganese Sulphate, Sodium Fluoride, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenite, Sodium Molybdate, Chromium Chloride), Vegetable Oil (Canola, Sunflower), Maltodextrin (Potato, Corn), Vegetable Gum (414), Colours (Beetroot, Curcumin), Fructo-oligosaccharide, Inulin, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Glucose Syrup (Corn), Sugar, Fish Oil, Parsley, Emulsifiers (472c, Soy Lecithin, 471), Antioxidants (301, 306, 304), Flavours, Vitamins (Vitamin E Acetate, Nicotinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Ascorbate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Acetate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid, Phytomenadione, Cholecalciferol, Cyanocobalamin, Biotin).
Contains Milk, Soy and Fish. May contain Egg. Gluten Free.
Indications/Uses
For the dietary management of obesity.
It is indicated for persons with a BMI ≥27.5 or ≥25 with medical complications associated with obesity.
Very Low Energy Diet: For Intensive Level of the program, replace all meals with three OPTIFAST VLCD products per day. Additionally, consume a minimum of two litres of calorie-free fluid and at least two cups of low starch vegetables with one teaspoon of vegetable oil per day. A program of regular light exercise enhances wellbeing and the likelihood of success. One serve of OPTIFAST Shake can be replaced with one serve of any other product in the OPTIFAST VLCD range (Desserts, Soups, Bars).
Dosage/Direction for Use
INSTRUCTIONS: Shake: Add one sachet of OPTIFAST VLCD to 200-250mL of cold or warm water.
Stir, blend or shake to dissolve. Do not use boiling water.
All prepared products should be tightly covered and consumed within 6 hours at room temperature or within 24 hours if refrigerated.
Note: Do not change proportions. Follow preparation instructions. Discard any unfinished product that has been heated.
Soup: For best results, add one sachet of OPTIFAST VLCD to 200-250mL of cold water in a shaker. Shake vigorously. Pour soup into a microwaveable bowl or cup. Microwave on high for 20 seconds then stir contents.
Keep heating in 20 second intervals, stirring after each time, until desired temperature is reached. Do Not Boil. Alternatively, add one sachet to 200-250 mL cold water, stir vigorously with a whisk, gently heat on the stove whilst stirring until desired temperature is reached. Do Not Boil. All prepared products should be tightly covered and consumed within 6 hours at room temperature or within 24 hours if refrigerated. Note: Do not change proportions. Follow preparation instructions. Discard any unfinished product that has been heated.
Special Precautions
Very low energy diet. Take an additional two litres of calorie-free fluid each day. Unsuitable for use by pregnant or lactating women, infants, children, adolescents or people older than 65 years of age. People with existing medical conditions, consult the healthcare professional before use.
OPTIFAST VLCD should be taken under the supervision of a healthcare professional.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
Unsuitable for use by pregnant or lactating women.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place.
ATC Classification
V06DB - Fat/carbohydrates/proteins/minerals/vitamins, combinations ; Used as general nutrients.
Presentation/Packing
Powd for oral soln 53 g (chocolate/strawberry shake) x 12's, (tomato country style soup) x 8's.
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