I-Valex®-2

I-Valex®-2


Amino Acid-Modified Medical Food
  • Nutrition support of children and adults with a disorder of leucine catabolism.
  • Leucine-free.
  • Use under medical supervision.

Features
  • Nutrient profile specifically designed for children and adults.
  • When fed according to the Abbott Nutrition Support Protocols, provides adequate amounts of all nutrients.
  • Leucine-free to allow greater intake of intact protein.
  • 30% of energy as fat to help supply essential fatty acids.
  • Isoleucine and valine to help prevent deficiency of these amino acids.
  • Glycine (2000 mg/100 g) to bind with acyl groups and help enhance their excretion in a nontoxic form.
  • L-carnitine (1800 mg/100 g) to help supply amount normally found in foods of animal origin and help excrete toxic metabolites.
  • Halal.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Lactose-free.
This medical food should not be heated or used in cooking.

Precautions

  • Give only to children and adults with a proven disorder of leucine catabolism who are under medical supervision. Must be supplemented with protein and fluid in prescribed amounts to completely meet leucine and water requirements.
  • Not intended as a sole source of nutrition.
  • Do not heat or use in cooking.
  • Not for IV use.
  • Not for infants under 1 year of age.
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Availability
List Number Item
51138 I-Valex-2 Powder / 14.1-oz (400-g) Can / 6 ct

Nutrition

Unflavored Powder


  • I-Valex-2 Powder / 14.1-oz (400-g) Can / 6 ct

Serving Size: 100 g Powder

Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI
Characteristics
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: 30.0    
Fat, g: 13.0    
Carbohydrate, g: 35.0    
Linoleic Acid, mg: 2200    
Linolenic Acid, mg: 225    
L-Carnitine, mg: 1800    
Calories: 410    
Vitamins
Vitamin A, IU: 2200    
Vitamin A, mcg RE: 660    
Vitamin D, IU: 300    
Vitamin D, mcg: 7.5    
Vitamin E, IU: 18    
Vitamin E, mg alpha-TE: 12.1    
Vitamin K, mcg: 60    
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg: 3.3    
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg: 1.8    
Vitamin B6, mg: 1.3    
Vitamin B12, mcg: 5.0    
Niacin, mg: 16    
Niacin, mg NE: 21.7    
Folic Acid (Folacin), mcg: 430    
Pantothenic Acid, mg: 8.0    
Biotin, mcg: 100    
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), mg: 60    
Choline, mg: 100    
Inositol, mg: 70    
Minerals
Calcium, mg: 880    
Phosphorus, mg: 760    
Magnesium, mg: 225    
Iron, mg: 13    
Zinc, mg: 13    
Manganese, mg: 0.8    
Copper, mg: 1.0    
Iodine, mcg: 100    
Selenium, mcg: 35    
Chromium, mcg: 27    
Molybdenum, mcg: 30    
Sodium, mg: 880    
Sodium, mEq: 38.3    
Potassium, mg: 1370    
Potassium, mEq: 35.0    
Chloride, mg: 940    
Chloride, mEq: 26.5    


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Ingredients

Unflavored Powder


  • I-Valex-2 Powder / 14.1-oz (400-g) Can / 6 ct

Corn Syrup Solids, L-Alanine, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Coconut Oil, Sodium Citrate, Soy Oil, L-Glutamic Acid, L-Aspartic Acid, L-Arginine, L-Proline, L-Lysine Acetate, Calcium Phosphate, L-Glycine, L-Carnitine, L-Tyrosine. Less than 2% of the Following: L-Phenylalanine, Magnesium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, L-Serine, L-Threonine, Silicon Dioxide, L-Valine, L-Isoleucine, L-Histidine, DATEM, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Phosphate, L-Methionine, L-Cystine Dihydrochloride, L-Tryptophan, 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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Preparation

  • 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 I-Valex-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 I-Valex-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 Tbsp 8
    1/4 Cup 30
    1/3 Cup 40
    1/2 Cup 60
    1 Cup 120

    * For most accurate results, I-Valex-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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