KetoCal 4:1 LQ

KetoCal 4:1 Liquid (LQ) is a nutritionally complete, ready-to-drink ketogenic formula in a 4:1 ratio (fat:carbohydrate + protein) for the dietary management of intractable epilepsy; designed for individuals over 1 year of age.

 A food for special medical purposes; must be used under medical supervision.

Indications

KetoCal 4:1 LQ provides complete nutritional support from 1-10 years of age, or may be used as a supplement for over 10 years of age for the dietary management of:

  • Intractable epilepsy
  • Pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency (PDH)
  • Glucose transporter type-1 deficiency (GLUT-1)
  • Other medical conditions where a ketogenic diet is indicated

Pack size

  • 200mL tetra pack

Main features

  • Nutritionally complete
  • 4:1 ratio
  • Great vanilla flavour or unflavoured
  • Supplemented with DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid) and AA (Arachidonic Acid)
  • No trans fat
  • Aspartame free (contains sucralose)
  • Contains multi-fibre blend (MF6): Nutricia’s patented mixture of six fibres that reflect the proportions of different fibre types in a normal diet
  • Nutrient dense for children with low energy requirements
  • Appropriate for enteral or oral feedings

Directions for use

  • The quantity of feed should be determined by a clinician or Dietitian only and is dependent on the age, bodyweight and medical condition of the patient
  • To ensure that this high fat feed is tolerated when first introducing a ketogenic diet, a less concentrated feed or lower feed volume may need to be provided initially
  • For oral feeding, KetoCal 4:1 LQ is best served chilled
  • For tube feeding, it is recommended that the feeding tube is flushed with warm water (approximately 37°C) between each feed
  • Shake vigorously for at least 5 seconds before use
  • The quantity of feed should be determined by a clinician or Dietitian only and is dependent on the age, bodyweight and medical condition of the patient

 Important notice

  • Monitor for hypoglycaemia, renal stones, hyperlipidaemia and adequate growth
  • Not for parenteral use
  • Suitable as a sole source of nutrition for children aged 1 – 10 years or as a supplementary feed for children aged over 10 years.

For the complete nutrition information, download the KetoCal 4:1 LQ fact sheet.