What Is Duocal Used For?

Duocal is specially formulated for the dietary management of conditions where a high-energy, low-fluid, low-electrolytes diet is indicated, protein-restricted diets, disorders of protein and amino acid metabolism, modular diets, and catabolic states (e.g. burns, trauma, post-operative stress).

What is Duocal?

Hydrolyzed cornstarch, blend of refined vegetable oils (corn, coconut), medium chain triglycerides (fractionated coconut oil, palm kernel oil), mono and diglycerides, diacetyl tartaric acid esters of monoglycerides.

Is Duocal safe?

Safety Information Duocal® is a specially formulated medical food and should only be used under medical supervision.

What can you mix Duocal in?

How to mix Duocal with foods? Beverages: Add 2 scoops of Duocal per 4 fl oz. Toddler Foods: Add 2 scoops of Duocal per ¼ cup of food. Mashed potatoes: Add 3-4 scoops Duocal per ½ cup of mashed potatoes. Soups: Add ~6 scoops of Duocal for a 16 oz serving (or one can) of soup.

Do you need a prescription for Duocal?

Duocal Coupons & Prices. Duocal is a non-prescription carbohydrate and fat powder that is added to young children’s foods or drinks to add more calories to their diet.

How long does Duocal last?

Unused foods mixed with Duocal should be refrigerated and used within 24 hours. Shake or stir immediately before serving. Store unopened can at room temperature. Once opened, reseal can and store in a cool, dry place (not in refrigerator) and use within one month.

Can adults use Duocal?

Duocal Features & Benefits Appropriate for children through to adults Appropriate for oral and tube feeding. Appropriate for children with milk protein allergy.

Is Duocal tasteless?

It contains a unique dual energy source of carbohydrate and fat (no protein, vitamins or minerals). Duocal ® is flavorless and is appropriate for oral and tube feeding.

Can Duocal be used for infants?

For use as a food fortifier to enhance energy intake in a wide range of conditions requiring a high energy, low fluid diet, such as renal disease, liver disease and catabolic stress. Suitable for infants, children and adults.

Can you buy Duocal over the counter?

PediaSure and Duocal are both available over the counter (PediaSure is sold at most grocery stores and Duocal can be purchased online), but if you’ll be using either or both daily ask your doctor for a prescription and see if your insurance will cover the cost.

How do you prescribe Duocal?

We suggest distributing Duocal intake throughout the day, beginning with about 1 scoop per ½ cup of food or beverage and progressing as high as 4 scoops per ½ cup of food or beverage , under the guidance of a healthcare professional.

What is Nutricia Duocal Super soluble?

Duocal Super Soluble Nutritional Powder is a Medical Food formulated for children with calorie needs Manufactured by Nutricia, Duocal is a high calorie, but protein-free Nutrition Supplement. This Nutrition Supplement can be added to foods or beverages whenever additional calories are needed.

Does Duocal contain gluten?

Duocal Powder is a high-calorie, protein-free, lactose-free, gluten-free powdered food that can be used orally or in tube feedings.

Is neocate high calorie?

Neocate Infant® is made for babies who have allergies or need a formula that is easy for them to digest. This formula usually contains 20 calories per ounce , but some babies may need a different calorie level to gain the right amount of weight.

What protein powder has the most calories?

Serious Mass is the ultimate in weight gain formulas. With 1,250 calories per serving and 50 grams of protein for muscle recovery support, this instantized powder makes the ideal post-workout and between meals shake for sizing up your goals.

What is Polycal used for?

Polycal Liquid is designed for the dietary management of disease related malnutrition, as an energy supplement for patients who are unable to meet their energy requirements from regular dietary intake Polycal Liquid is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision.

What are the ingredients in Benecalorie?

Unflavoured: High Oleic Sunflower Oil, Calcium Caseinate (Milk), Mono and Diglycerides, Sodium Ascorbate, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Mixed Tocopherols, Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate, Polysorbate 80, Zinc Sulphate, Sucralose. Contains Milk. Shake well before opening. Stir single serving cup into foods or beverages.

Is Calogen dairy free?

Calogen is gluten and lactose free.

Can adults use Duocal?

Duocal Features & Benefits Appropriate for children through to adults Appropriate for oral and tube feeding. Appropriate for children with milk protein allergy.

Is Duocal tasteless?

It contains a unique dual energy source of carbohydrate and fat (no protein, vitamins or minerals). Duocal ® is flavorless and is appropriate for oral and tube feeding.

Can Duocal be used for infants?

For use as a food fortifier to enhance energy intake in a wide range of conditions requiring a high energy, low fluid diet, such as renal disease, liver disease and catabolic stress. Suitable for infants, children and adults.

How do you prescribe Duocal?

We suggest distributing Duocal intake throughout the day, beginning with about 1 scoop per ½ cup of food or beverage and progressing as high as 4 scoops per ½ cup of food or beverage , under the guidance of a healthcare professional.