• Nutrition
Pulmocare®  - Vanilla

Pulmocare®

Pulmocare is a 1.5cal/ml nutritionally complete, high fat, low carbohydrate tube feed1,2, which has been specifically designed for the dietary management of people with pulmonary (lung) disease3,12.

Specialised feeds are designed for people who have specific dietary requirements due to particular medical conditions, and should be used under the supervision of a healthcare professional.

Pulmocare:

  • Significantly improve measures of lung function (3,4)
  • Lower minute ventilation (3,7,11,13)
  • Improve FVC and FEV (4,10)
  • Reduce O2 (VO2) consumption (7,10,11)
  • Reduce CO2 production (VCO2) (3-5,10-12) reduce PaCO2 (4,9,11) and RQ (3,5-7)
  • Significantly improve exercise performance (8)
  • Reduce time on mechanical ventilation (9)

Pulmocare is available in 237ml cans.


Availability

LIST NUMBER
ITEM
0699.12602
PULMOCARE VAN 237ML CAN

Features

  • For people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, or respiratory failure who may benefit from a high-calorie, modified carbohydrate and fat, enteral formula that may help reduce diet-induced carbon dioxide production
  • Tube or oral feeding
  • Supplemental or sole-source nutrition

Precautions

  • Food for Special Medical Purposes. Use only under medical supervision.
  • Not for Parenteral use
  • Not for use in galactosemia
  • Not intended for use in children unless otherwise instructed by a health care professional

PREPARATION

  • Use Instructions
    • Ready to serve.

NUTRITION

1.5kcal/mL nutritionally complete, high fat, low carbohydrate liquid feed for patients with compromised respiratory function.

  • per 100mL
  • Nutritional Information
  • Energy
  • kJ
  • 628
  • Energy
  • kcal
  • 150
  • Protein (nitrogen)
  • g
  • 6.26 (0.98)
  • Carbohydrate
  • g
  • 10.57
  • Fat
  • g
  • 9.33
  • of which saturates
  • g
  • 2.49
  • Fibre
  • g
  • 0
  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin A
  • mcg RE
  • 224.9
  • of which ß-carotene
  • mcg RE
  • 66.25
  • Vitamin D
  • mcg
  • 1.1
  • Vitamin E
  • mg α TE
  • 5.7
  • Vitamin K
  • mcg
  • 8.5
  • Vitamin C
  • mg
  • 32.0
  • Folic acid
  • mcg
  • 85
  • Thiamin (vitamin B1)
  • mg
  • 0.32
  • Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
  • mg
  • 0.36
  • Vitamin B6
  • mg
  • 0.43
  • Vitamin B12
  • mcg
  • 1.3
  • Niacin
  • mg NE
  • 4.3
  • Pantothenic acid
  • mg
  • 2.2
  • Biotin
  • mcg
  • 63.5
  • Choline
  • mg
  • 63.5
  • Minerals
  • Sodium
  • mg (mmol)
  • 131 (5.70)
  • Potassium
  • mg (mmol)
  • 196 (5.01)
  • Chloride
  • mg (mmol)
  • 169 (4.77)
  • Calcium
  • mg
  • 106
  • Phosphorus
  • mg
  • 106
  • Magnesium
  • mg
  • 42.5
  • Iron
  • mg
  • 1.9
  • Zinc
  • mg
  • 2.4
  • Manganese
  • mg
  • 0.53
  • Copper
  • mcg
  • 220
  • Iodine
  • mcg
  • 16.0
  • Selenium
  • mcg
  • 7.4
  • Chromium
  • mcg
  • 13.0
  • Molybdenum
  • mcg
  • 16.0
  • Taurine
  • mg
  • 16.0
  • L-carnitine
  • mg
  • 16.0
  • Osmolality
  • mOsm/kg H2O
  • 475
  • Osmolarity
  • mOsm/litre
  • 372
  • Water
  • mL/100mL
  • 78.5
  • Renal solute load
  • mOsm/litre
  • 512

Suitable for:

  • Respiratory disorder/COPD
  • Malabsorption
  • Ventilated

Presentation: 237ml can

Halal: Yes

Kosher: Yes

Flavour available: Vanilla

Country of manufacture: Alta Vista, United States

INGREDIENTS

List of Ingredients:

Water, Sodium and Calcium Caseinates, Canola Oil, Sugar (Sucrose), Maltodextrin (Corn), Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT) Oil, Corn Oil, High-Oleic Safflower Oil, Magnesium Chloride, Calcium Phosphate Tribasic, Soy Lecithin, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Sodium Citrate, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Phosphate Dibasic, Ascorbic Acid, Choline Chloride, Carrageenan, Taurine, L-Carnitine, Salt (Sodium Chloride), Zinc Sulphate, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ferrous Sulphate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulphate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Palmitate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Molybdate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Phylloquinone, Cyanocobalamin, and Vitamin D3.

References

  1. QQ for #A333 and #A480.
  2. PTI for #A333 and #A480.
  3. Cai B, et al. Nutrition. 2003;19:229-232.
  4. Angelillo VA, et al. Ann Intern Med. 1985;103:883-885.
  5. Kane RE, et al. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 1990;14:47-52.
  6. Kane RE, Hobbs PJ. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1991;12:217-223.
  7. Kuo CD, et al. Chest. 1993;104:189-196.
  8. Frankfort JD, et al. Chest. 1991;100:792-795.
  9. Al-Saady NM, et al. Inten Care Med. 1989;15:290-295.
  10. Goldstein SA, et al. Clin Chest Med. 1986;7(1):141-151.
  11. Garfinkel F, et al. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 1985;9:106.
  12. Sklarek H, et al. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1987;135:A359.