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 Formulary Chapter 25: A2 - Borderline substances - Full Chapter
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A2.04.01.02  Expand sub section  High-energy supplements: fat
Calshake®
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Second Choice
Green

Generally use as a second choice to 1.5kcal/ml sip feeds as not nutritionally complete. However these supplements do provide more calories per ml approx. 600kcal in 250ml so useful for those with very high calorie needs (when reconstituted with whole milk) e.g. CF Patients

 
   
Enshake®
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Second Choice
Green

Generally use as a second choice to 1.5kcal/ml sip feeds as not nutritionally complete. However these supplements do provide more calories per ml approx. 600kcal in 250ml so useful for those with very high calorie needs (when reconstituted with whole milk) e.g. CF Patients

 
   
Calogen®
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Formulary
Amber

Energy supplement.

Calogen and Calogen extra contain some vitamins & minerals 

To be used under direction of dietitian only.

Dilute before use in child under the age of 5.

 
   
Altrashot
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Formulary
Amber
 
   
Calogen Extra®
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Formulary
Amber

Energy supplement.

To be used under direction of dietitian only.

Paediatric patients: not suitable in children under the age of 3, use with caution in children aged 3-6 years. 

 
   
Calogen Extra® shots
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Formulary
Amber

Energy supplement.

Calogen and Calogen extra contain some vitamins & minerals

To be used under direction of dietitian only.

Paediatric patients: not suitable in children under the age of 3, use with caution in children aged 3-6 years. 

 
   
Duocal® Super Soluble
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Formulary
Amber

For paediatric patients. 

 
   
Liquigen®
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Formulary
Amber

Liquigen is an emulsion consisting of approximately 50% MCT oil and 50% water.

Liquigen may be used in conditions requiring high energy where fat absorption is impaired and where a high MCT intake is indicated.

Liquigen can be used as part of the MCT ketogenic diet.

Liquigen can be used to fortify a wide variety of drinks and foods and is also useful as an energy enhancer in tube and sip feeds.

Liquigen is suitable from birth.

 
   
Procal MCT®
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Formulary
Amber

MCT Procal is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) triglycerides medium chain formula.

 
   
Pro-Cal®
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Formulary
Amber

Energy supplement.

To be used under direction of dietitian only.

Paediatric patiens: not suitable in children under the age of 3, use with caution in children aged 3-6 years. 

 
   
Pro-Cal® Shot
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Amber

Energy supplement.

To be used under direction of dietitian only.

Paediatric patients: not suitable in children under the age of 3, use with caution in children aged 3-6 years. 

 
   
Prosource® Jelly
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Formulary
Amber
 
   
Prosource® Plus
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Formulary
Amber
 
   
Scandishake® Mix
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Formulary
Green in adult patients
 
Amber in paediatric patients

Generally use as a second choice to 1.5kcal/ml sip feeds as not nutritionally complete. However these supplements do provide more calories per ml approx. 600kcal in 250ml so useful for those with very high calorie needs (when reconstituted with whole milk) e.g. CF Patients

Paediatric patients: not suitable in children under the age of 3, use with caution in children aged 3-6 years. 

 
   
A2.04.01.02  Expand sub section  Fat and Carbohydrate
ProSource®
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Formulary
Amber
 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Calisan® 90

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Non Formulary
 
Dialamine®

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Non Formulary
 
Duobar®

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Non Formulary
 
Duocal®

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Non Formulary
 
Energivit®

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Non Formulary
 
MCT Duocal®

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Non Formulary
 
Medium-chain Triglyceride (MCT) Oil

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Non Formulary
 
Portifar®

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Non Formulary
 
QuickCal®

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Non Formulary
 
Vitapro®

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Non Formulary
 
Vitasavoury®

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
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Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description

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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