Amino Acid-Modified Medical Food
  • Nutrition support of children and adults with a urea cycle disorder, gyrate atrophy or HHH syndrome.
  • Nonessential amino acid-free.
  • Use under medical supervision.

  • Nutrient profile specifically designed for children and adults.
  • When fed according to the Abbott Nutrition Support Protocols, provides adequate amounts of all nutrients.
  • Nonessential amino acid-free to decrease the ingestion of waste nitrogen.
  • Approximately 35% of energy as fat to help supply essential fatty acids.
  • Additional vitamins and minerals to compensate for nutrient losses due to nitrogen-scavenger medications.
  • L-carnitine (370 mg/100 g) and taurine (60 mg/100 g) to help supply amounts normally found in foods of animal origin.
  • Halal.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Lactose-free.
Warning: This medical food should not be heated or used in cooking.


  • Give only to children and adults with a proven urea cycle disorder, gyrate atrophy or HHH syndrome who are under medical supervision. Must be supplemented with protein and fluid in prescribed amounts to completely meet protein and water requirements.
  • Not intended as a sole source of nutrition.
  • Not for infants under 1 year of age.
  • Do not heat or use in cooking.
  • Not for IV use.
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51146 Cyclinex-2 Powder / 14.1-oz (400-g) can / 6 ct


Unflavored Powder

  • Cyclinex-2 Powder / 14.1-oz (400-g) can / 6 ct

Serving Size: 100 g powder

Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI
    Protein Equivalent Source: L-Amino Acids    
    Fat Source: High Oleic Safflower, Coconut and Soy Oils    
    Carbohydrate Source: Corn Syrup Solids    
Nutrient Data
Protein Equivalent, g: 15.0    
Fat, g: 17.0    
Carbohydrate, g: 45.0    
Linoleic Acid, mg: 2800    
Linolenic Acid, mg: 275    
L-Carnitine, mg: 370    
Calories: 440    
Vitamin A, IU: 3025    
Vitamin A, mcg RE: 908    
Vitamin D, IU: 325    
Vitamin D, mcg: 8.1    
Vitamin E, IU: 24    
Vitamin E, mg alpha-TE: 16.1    
Vitamin K, mcg: 70    
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg: 4.0    
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg: 2.4    
Vitamin B6, mg: 1.8    
Vitamin B12, mcg: 7.3    
Niacin, mg: 21    
Niacin, mg NE: 30.3    
Folic Acid (Folacin), mcg: 530    
Pantothenic Acid, mg: 10.9    
Biotin, mcg: 150    
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), mg: 75    
Choline, mg: 130    
Inositol, mg: 110    
Calcium, mg: 1150    
Phosphorus, mg: 1020    
Magnesium, mg: 300    
Iron, mg: 17    
Zinc, mg: 17    
Manganese, mg: 1.0    
Copper, mg: 1.3    
Iodine, mcg: 150    
Selenium, mcg: 37    
Chromium, mcg: 37    
Molybdenum, mcg: 40    
Sodium, mg: 1175    
Sodium, mEq: 51.1    
Potassium, mg: 1800    
Potassium, mEq: 46.0    
Chloride, mg: 1325    
Chloride, mEq: 37.4    

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Unflavored Powder

  • Cyclinex-2 Powder / 14.1-oz (400-g) can / 6 ct

Corn Syrup Solids, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Coconut Oil, Sodium Citrate, Soy Oil, L-Leucine, L-Lysine Acetate, Calcium Phosphate, L-Valine, L-Isoleucine, Magnesium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride. Less than 2% of the Following: L-Tyrosine, L-Threonine, L-Phenylalanine, Silicon Dioxide, DATEM, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Phosphate, L-Cystine Dihydrochloride, L-Histidine, L-Methionine, L-Tryptophan, L-Carnitine, Calcium Carbonate, Ascorbic Acid, Taurine, Choline Chloride, m-Inositol, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Mixed Tocopherols, Cupric Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Chromium Chloride, Potassium Iodide, Beta-Carotene, Biotin, Sodium Selenate, Phylloquinone, Sodium Molybdate, Vitamin D3, and Cyanocobalamin.

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  • Directions for Preparation and Use: Use Only As Directed by a Physician
    Depending on specific needs of each individual, preparation will vary as prescribed by physician. Follow physician's instructions carefully.
    • Wash your hands, surfaces and utensils.
    • Pour prescribed amount of water into a clean container.
    • Add prescribed amount of Cyclinex-2 powder (and other ingredients if recommended).
    • Shake well for 10-15 seconds; if using a blender, mix no more than 5 seconds.
    • Pour mixture into clean feeding cup or container; cap.
    • Serve chilled. Once feeding begins, use within 1 hour or discard.
    Helpful Hints
    • Add sweetened drink crystals to enhance flavor.
    • Add chocolate or strawberry syrup.
    • Mix Cyclinex-2 with fruit to make a smoothie
    • Freeze flavored mixture into slushies.
    Approximate Weights for Unpacked, Level U.S. Standard Dry Household Measures for Powder*
    Household Measure (US)Weight (g)
    1 Tbsp8
    1/4 Cup30
    1/3 Cup40
    1/2 Cup60
    1 Cup120
    * For most accurate results, Cyclinex-2 should be weighed on a scale that reads in grams.

Storage & Handling

  • Powder
    • Once mixed, store container in refrigerator and use within 24 hours
    • Store unopened or opened can at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
    • Use opened can contents within 1 month.

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