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Appeton Weight Gain Adult High protein formula that helps adult >12 yr to gain wt healthily. Appeton Weight Gain Junior High protein formula that helps underwt childn from 1-12 yr to gain wt healthily.
Usual Dose: 50 g (1 sachet) 3 times a day. The regular usage of 150 g/day provides 40.5 g of protein and a total of 630 kcal. The dosage should be determined by the patient's age and condition. If the patient needs more protein and calories, the balance should be supplemented in the patient's diet.
Preparation: Pour lukewarm water (about 50°C) until the 180 mL level (about 1 cupful). Warm water can be easily obtained by mixing ½ boiling water and ½ cold water. Pour 50 g (1 sachet) of Aminoleban
Oral into the plastic container). Tightly close the container cap. Shake thoroughly to make 200 mL of Aminoleban
Oral solution (about 1 kcal/mL).
GI atony or paralytic ileus, acute pancreatitis, severe maldigestion & malabsorption, inborn errors of metabolism of nutrients contained in Appeton Weight Gain.
Appeton Weight Gain may increase the effects of barbiturates, tolbutamide, and uricosurics. It may also interact with thiazides (increased thrombocytopenia), cyclosporine (increased nephrotoxicity), sulfonylurea agents (increased hypoglycemic response), warfarin (increased anticoagulant effect), methotrexate (decreased renal excretion of methotrexate), phenytoin (decreased hepatic clearance of phenytoin).
this medicine must be used under medical conditions In exclusive nutrition with this medicine over several days, electrolytic status has to be monitored. this medicine should not be used with children under 1 year of age Persons who are allergic to cow
Each 100 mL of Appeton Weight Gain contains energy 201 kcal, protein 9.1 g, fat 10.0 g, carbohydrate 18.5 g, vit A 71 mcg-RE, vit D 1.0 mcg, vit E 3.4 mg α-TE, vit K 10 mcg, vit C 20 mg, vit B1 (thiamine) 0.19 mg, vit B2 (riboflavin) 0.37 mg, niacin 2.8 mg-NE, vit B6 0.82 mg, folic acid 99 mcg, pantothenic acid 1.1 mg, vit B12 0.82 mcg, biotin 5.5 mcg, choline 50 mg, L-carnitine 30 mg, taurine 20 mg, Na 94 mg, K 82 mg, Cl 70 mg, Ca 72 mg, phosphorus 70 mg, Mg 20 mg, Mn 363 mcg, selenium 12.1 mcg, Fe 1.4 mg, iodine 22 mcg, copper 0.22 mg, Zn 1.8 mg, chromium 10.5 mcg, and molybdenum 7.4 mcg.
Appeton Weight Gain is Halal certified.
Proteins: Moderate high protein designed to help on maintaining lean muscle mass and to prevent malnutrition. A combination of casein and soy protein is beneficial to support heart health. Appeton Weight Gain consists of 21.6 g (18% TEI) of protein per serving.
Lipids: Heart-healthy fat blend with SFA < 7% TEI, 1.4 g SFA (2.7 % TEI), 13.8 g of MUFA (26 % TEI), and 6.9 g of PUFA (13 % TEI) to support cardiac health. Appeton Weight Gain contains 23.7 g of fat (45% from TEI) per serving in total.
Carbohydrates: Moderate carbohydrate level to support blood glucose control. Appeton Weight Gain contains 43.8 g of carbohydrates (37 % of TEI) provided per serving.
Micronutrients: Contains 29 micronutrients. Meet 100 % US RDI for 21 key micronutrients in 1500 kcal.
Osmolality: 760 mOsm/kg water. Higher osmolality due to fluid restriction and high energy density needed for kidney failure patients.