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Nestle Renalcal Diet Nutritional Support for Patients with Renal Failure is a ready-to-use formula designed for the nutritional support of patients with renal failure. It is calorically dense, low in protein and contains negligible electrolytes. RENALCAL features a patented blend of L-amino acids to support positive nitrogen balance and help manage uremic symptoms
Calorically-Dense, Low Protein, Low Electrolyte Diet
- Calorically dense for fluid management
- Patented blend of 67% essential and 33% non-essential L-amino acids to support positive nitrogen balance and to help minimize uremic symptoms
- Includes arginine to reduce the potential for hyperammonemia
- Includes histidine, considered essential in renal failure
- High calorie-to-nitrogen ratio to help maintain protein utilization for lean muscle mass
- High MCT content to decrease potential fat malabsorption
- May be used for tube feeding or oral supplementation
Caloric Distribution (% of kcal)
Protein Source: whey protein concentrate, amino acid blend
NPC:N Ratio: 300:1
MCT:LCT Ratio: 70:30
n6:n3 Ratio: 3.4:1
Osmolality (mOsm/kg water): 600
Free Water: 70%
Meets 100% RDI for 9 water soluble vitamins: 1000 mL
HCPCS Code B4154
Appropriate for these diets: lactose-free*, gluten-free, low-residue, kosher
* Not for individuals with galactosemia
Water, Maltodextrin, Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCT Source: Fractionated Coconut and Palm Kernel Oil), Amino Acid Blend, Canola Oil, Whey Protein Concentrate (from cow’s milk), contains less than 1% of: Cornstarch, Corn Oil, Soy Lecithin, Citric Acid, Choline Bitartrate, Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), L-Carnitine, Taurine, Calcium Phosphate, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine Hydrochloride), Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin B1 (Thiamine Mononitrate), Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin), Sodium Selenate.
Product information and values are subject to change. Ingredient and nutrition information current as of May 2009.
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