KetoCal 4:1 is a nutritionally complete, powdered 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.
KetoCal 4:1 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
- 300g tin
- Nutritionally complete
- 4:1 ratio
- Unflavoured and vanilla
- Convenient one step preparation with a non-modular approach
- Supplemented with DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid) and AA (Arachidonic Acid)
- Contains multi-fibre blend (MF6™): Nutricia’s patented mixture of six fibres that reflect the proportions of different fibre types in a normal diet
- Very low trans fat
- Aspartame-free (contains sucralose)
- 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
- The standard dilution is 14.2% w/v i.e. 14.2g powder added to 86ml of water to give a final volume of 100ml
- It is recommended to prepare KetoCal with hot water (45-50°C) to ensure the powder completely dissolves
- For tube feeding, it is recommended that the feeding tube is flushed with warm water (approximately 37°C) between each feed
- Keep prepared KetoCal in the refrigerator and use within 24 hours
- For oral feeding, KetoCal is best served chilled
- Patients should be monitored closely for hypoglycaemia, renal stones, adequate growth and hyperlipidaemia
- Not for parenteral use
- Suitable for use as a sole source of nutrition or supplementary feeding from 1 – 10 years of age. May be used for supplementary feeding over the age of 10 years.
For the complete nutrition information and list of ingredients, download the KetoCal 4:1 Powder fact sheet.