Nutricia MCT Oil 500ml
Nutricia MCT Oil 500ml

Nutricia MCT Oil 500ml

Regular price
R 520.00
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R 520.00
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A liquid containing a mixture of medium chain triglycerides (MCT) for fat malabsorption conditions.

This is a specialised product - a food for special medical purposes; to be used under strict medical supervision.

DETAILS

MCT Oil is an energy source and is indicated in the dietary management of intractable epilepsy using the ketogenic diet or for fat malabsorption such as in cystic fibrosis and chronic liver disease. Suitable for premature infants, infants, children and adults.

MCT Oil should be introduced slowly in the diet as rapid absorption of large intakes may cause vomiting or diarrhoea.

    Important Notice:

    Not suitable for intravenous use. Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition.

    HOW TO USE

    The quantity of MCT Oil should be determined by a clinician or a dietitian only and is dependent on the age, bodyweight and medical condition of the patient • Mix well with food or fluid • MCT Oil has a lower smoke point than regular fats and oils; heat gently • Discard unfinished feeds 24 hours after use • Once opened, store in the fridge and use within one month • Daily increments: Infants 1-2g • Children 5-6g, Adults 7-10g.

      Storage: 

      • Store below 20°C

      • Always replace the container lid after use

      • Unopened shelf life is 36 months

      • Once opened, replace lid and store in a refrigerator for up to 28 days

       

      INGREDIENTS 

      MCT oil (fractionated coconut oil, palm kernel oil)

      NUTRITIONAL VALUE

       

      Please refer to the second image on the left.