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KetoCal 4:1 Liquid

KetoCal 4:1 Liquid - Vanilla and Unflavored

A nutritionally complete, ready-to-feed ketogenic formula in a 4:1 ratio (fat:carbohydrate+ protein) for the dietary management of intractable epilepsy; designed for individuals over the age of one year. A medical food. Click here to visit the KetoCal website.

KetoCal 4:1 Liquid can be ordered directly from Nutricia directly by calling 1-866-KETOCAL (538-6225). In order to purchase KetoCal, your healthcare provider must complete a Consent Form. For more information, click here.

This formulation is currently only available in the US.
Available in Canada September 1, 2010.


Main Features:
  • Nutritionally complete
  • 4:1 Ratio
  • Ready-to-feed
  • For tube and oral feedings
  • Available in unflavored and tasty vanilla
  • Nutrient dense for children with low energy requirements
  • Contains multi-fiber system (MF6): a blend of insoluble and soluble fiber
  • Supplemented with DHA and ARA
  • Advanced fat profile: trans fat free, 15% saturated fats
  • Aspartame free (contains sucralose)
  • Osmolality (at 1.5 kcal/mL): 260 mOsm/kg
  • Energy Distribution:

     

    Protein

    8.2%

     

    Carbohydrate

    3.1%

     

       Fiber

    1.5%

     

    Fat (LCT 100%)

    90%

Indications:

  • Intractable epilepsy
  • Pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency (PDH)
  • Glucose transporter type-1 deficiency (GLUT1DS)
  • Other medical conditions where a ketogenic diet is indicated

 

Directions for Preparation and Use:

  • Intake to be determined by a medical professional and is dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition of the patient.

For oral or tube feeding:

  • Shake well before use.
  • For oral feedings, product is best served chilled and consumed immediately.
  • For tube feeding, hang time not to exceed 4 hours. It is recommended that the tube is flushed with lukewarm water (approximately 98º F or 37°C) between each feed.
  • Once opened, formula should be stored in a refrigerator and kept no longer than 24 hours. 

Precaution:
Use only under strict medical supervision. Not for parenteral use. Not suitable for children under one year of age.

Storage:

  • Store unopened product in a cool, dry place and away from sunlight.
Ordering Information:
 
Product Code Reimbursement Code
HCPCS Code
Product Packaging
Calories Per Box
80180 - Vanilla 49735-0187-96 B4154 27 x 237 mL (8 fl oz) 356
80183 - Unflavored 49735-0130-54

B4154

27 x 237 mL (8 fl oz)

356

KetoCal 4:1 Liquid can be ordered directly from Nutricia directly by calling 1-866-KETOCAL (538-6225). In order to purchase KetoCal, your healthcare provider must complete a Consent Form. For more information, click here.

Clinical References for the Ketogenic Diet

  1. Neal EG, Chaffe H, Schwartz RH, Lawson MS, Edwards N, Fitzsimmons G, Whitney A, Cross JH. The ketogenic diet for the treatment of childhood epilepsy: a  randomised controlled trial.  Lancet Neurol. 2008 Jun;7(6):500-6.
  2. Zupec-Kania BA, Spellman E. An overview of the ketogenic diet for pediatric epilepsy. Nutr Clin Pract. 2008 Dec-2009 Jan;23(6):589-96.
  3. Henderson CB, Filloux FM, Alder SC, Lyon JL, Caplin DA. Efficacy of the ketogenic diet as a treatment option for epilepsy: meta-analysis. J Child Neurol. 2006 Mar;21(3):193-8.

 

 

 

 

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