Liquigen

Liquigen is a fat emulsion consisting of medium chain triglycerides (MCT).  A food for special medical purposes, must be used under medical supervision.

 
 
 

Indications

Liquigen is used for the dietary management of patients with fat malabsorption and where a high intake of MCT is indicated or for use in the ketogenic diet

Pack size

  • 250 mL bottle

Main features

  • Suitable for infants, children and adults
  • Can be used as an energy enhancer in tube and sip feeds or part of a modular feed
  • Can be used to fortify drinks and foods or as a milk substitute where MCT is required
  • Simplifies addition of MCT to the diet
  • Emulsified for better mixing
  • 50%MCT/ 50% water
  • Unflavoured
  • High energy: 4.5kcal/mL
  • Appropriate for enteral or oral feedings

Directions for use

  • The quantity of Liquigen should be determined by a clinician or dietitian only and is dependent on the age, bodyweight and medical condition of the patient
  • Liquigen should be introduced slowly into the diet over a period of days according to individual tolerance
  • Mix well with food or fluid
  • Once opened, store in the fridge and use within 14 days
  • Discard unfinished feeds one hour after use
  • May need to be diluted for children under 5 years of age

 Important notice

  • Not suitable as sole source of nutrition
  • Not for parenteral use

For the complete nutrition information download the Liquigen fact sheet.