Avemar Granulate

Avemar Granulate

Manufacturer:

Biropharma

Distributor:

JCS Pharmaceuticals
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Fermented wheat germ extr
Indications/Uses
Dietary supplement for cancer patients. Cancer related cachexia. May initiate after surgery when patient is able to take oral food w/o complications for at least 4 days.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult ≥90 kg 2 single (2 x 17 g) doses daily. <90 kg 1 dose daily
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Pour & mix contents of sachet in 100-200 mL water. Soln should be consumed w/in 30 mins. Powd can also be mixed w/ cold liqd (eg, soft drink, tea, kephfir, yoghurt, cocoa or milk). Discard unused soln.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity or w/ gluten sensitive enteropathies (celiac sprue). Patients undergoing organ or tissue transplantation, or those suffering from malabsorption syndrome. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Not suitable for use as the sole source of nourishment. Suspend treatment at least 2 days before the planned gastroenteral diagnostic procedure in which contrast material (eg, barium sulfate) is used & 2 days before PET/CT diagnostic exam. Not recommended in childn <14 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Soft stools unsettled stomach & nausea (very infrequent).
Drug Interactions
MIMS Class
Supplements & Adjuvant Therapy
ATC Classification
V06D - OTHER NUTRIENTS ; Used as general nutrients.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Avemar Granulate granules for oral soln 8.5 g
Packing/Price
17 g x 10 × 1's (P6,540/box)
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