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 Formulary Chapter 25: A2 - Borderline substances - Full Chapter
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A2.02.01.02  Expand sub section  Nutritional supplements: More than 1 kcal/mL and less than 5 g protein/100 mL
AYMES Shake (Milkshake style and Juice shakes)
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Green

Calorie content is based on a sachet being made up with 200ml of full cream milk and contains approx. 385 Kcals.

If patient likes milky drinks, prescribe as a supplement to diet 1-2 servings/day.

Not suitable for patient with cow's milk intolerence or galactosaemia.

Not nutritionally complete.

If patient dislikes milky drinks choose from the juice style supplements instead.

 
Aymes® Complete
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Green

NICE CG32 (Feb 2006) Nutrition support in adults www.nice.org.uk/page.aspx?o=cg032niceguideline

Should be prescribed only after nutrition screening has taken place using a validated tool e.g. MUST (Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool)

Adult sip feeds containing 1kcal/ml (Fresubin Original, Ensure, Fortimel, Clinutren ISO) should not be prescribed as they are less cost effective compared to 1.5kcal/ml sip feeds

 
   
Ensure® Plus Juce
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Green

NICE CG32 Nutrition support in adults

Should be prescribed only after nutrition screening has taken place using a validated tool e.g. MUST (Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool) 

Useful for those patients with preference to juice /dislike to milk. However note these are less cost effective in terms of calorie and protein content than milk based sips.

These are not suitable for those with an allergy to cow’s milk.

 
   
Fortijuce®
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Green

Nutritionally complete juice type sip feed.

Useful for those patients with preference to juice /dislike to milk. However note these are less cost effective in terms of calorie and protein content than milk based sips.

These are not suitable for those with an allergy to cow's milk.

Adult patients

NICE CG32 Nutrition support in adults

Should be prescribed only after nutrition screening has taken place using a validated tool e.g. MUST (Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool)

Paediatric patients

For use in children over 1 year of age.

 

 

 
   
Fresubin® Jucy
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Green

NICE CG32 Nutrition support in adults

Should be prescribed only after nutrition screening has taken place using a validated tool e.g. MUST (Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool) 

Useful for those patients with preference to juice /dislike to milk. However note these are less cost effective in terms of calorie and protein content than milk based sips.

These are not suitable for those with an allergy to cow’s milk.

 
   
Paediasure Plus Juce®
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Green

Nutrionally complete.

For children 1-10 years of age, and 8-30kg in weight.

 
   
ProvideXtra® Juice Drink
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Green

Not nutritionally complete.

Paediatric patients only. Not suitable for patients <1year, use with caution in patients 1-5 years of age.

 
   
Resource® Fruit
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Green

NICE CG32 Nutrition support in adults

Should be prescribed only after nutrition screening has taken place using a validated tool e.g. MUST (Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool) 

Useful for those patients with preference to juice /dislike to milk. However note these are less cost effective in terms of calorie and protein content than milk based sips.

These are not suitable for those with an allergy to cow’s milk.

 
   
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Resource® Dessert Energy

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Non Formulary

For use predominantly for patients with swallowing difficulties/dysphagia.

Can also be useful for patients with taste fatigue with sip feeds.

 
  
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Green

May be initiated, stabilised and maintained in primary, secondary or tertiary care  

Amber

Amber drug - without shared care  

Amber SCG

Amber drug - with shared care guideline  

Red

For secondary or tertiary care initiation and long-term maintenance of prescribing  

Black

Not recommended  

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