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Monogen

A milk protein-based powder, low in fat, and high in medium chain triglycerides (MCT). A medical food for individuals over one year of age.

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This formulation is available in the US and Canada.


Main Features:
  • 24% of calories from fat
  • 80% of fat as MCT
  • Excellent ratio of essential fatty acids (n6:n3 ratio of 6.2:1)
  • Contains complete profile of vitamins and minerals including trace element
  • Osmolality:
      Dilution Osmolality (mOsm/kg)
      22 kcal/fl oz 250
      30 kcal/fl oz 370

Indications:

  • Long chain fatty acid oxidation disorders
  • Hyperlipoproteinemia type 1
  • Chylothorax
  • Intestinal lymphangiectasia
  • Intractable malabsorption with steatorrhoe
  • Post-operative feeding in short gut syndrome
  • Other lipid and lymphatic disorders where a low fat, high MCT diet is indicated

 

Directions for Preparation and Use:

  • Intake is determined by a medical professional and is dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition of the patient.
  • Not intended for use as the sole source of nutrition. Consider supplementation of essential fatty acids and micronutrients depending on individual’s needs. Not for parenteral use.

For oral or tube feeding:

  1. Measure the required amount of warmed water into a container.
  2. Add the prescribed amount of Monogen to the water. The scoop provided in the can measures 5 g.
  3. Cover and shake until the powder has dissolved.

The following are guidelines for achieving desired concentrations:

Scoops are approximations only. For accuracy, use a gram scale.

Once prepared, the formula should be stored in a refrigerator and kept no longer than 24 hours from the time of preparation. Shake or stir Monogen immediately before use.

Mixing Instructions   Household Measurements
Concentration Powder Water Approx. Final
Volume of
Osmolality
22 kcal/fl oz 17.5 g
(3 ½ scoops)
90 mL
(3 fl oz)
100 mL 250 mosm/kg
30 kcal/fl oz 24 g
(5 scoops)
80 mL
(2 ½ fl oz)
100 mL 370 mosm/kg
 

Measure

Weight

1 scoop 5 g
1 tsp. 2 g
1 Tbsp. 7 g
1/4 cup 28 g
1/2 cup 56 g
1 cup 112 g

Storage:

Store in a cool, dry place. Once opened, use contents within one month. Replace lid firmly after use.

Ordering Information:

Product Code Reimbursement Code
Packaging
667097 49735-0170-97
6 x 400 g (14 oz)
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