Propimex®-2

Propimex®-2


Amino Acid-Modified Medical Food
  • Nutrition support of children and adults with propionic or methylmalonic acidemia.
  • Methionine- and valine-free; low in isoleucine and threonine.
  • Use under medical supervision.

Features
  • Methionine- and valine-free to allow greater intake of intact protein; low in isoleucine and threonine.
  • L-carnitine (1800 mg/100 g) to help supply amount normally found in foods of animal origin and to help excrete toxic metabolites.
  • Taurine (50 mg/100 g) to help supply amount normally found in foods of animal origin.
  • Approximately 30% of energy as fat to help supply essential fatty acids.
  • Nutrient profile specifically designed for children and adults.
  • When fed according to the Abbott Nutrition Support Protocols, provides adequate amounts of all nutrients.
  • Lactose-free.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Halal.

Precautions

  • Give only to children and adults with proven propionic acidemia or methylmalonic acidemia who are under medical supervision. Must be supplemented with protein and fluid in prescribed amounts to completely meet isoleucine, methionine, threonine, valine and water requirements.
  • Not for infants under 1 year of age.
  • Do not heat or use in cooking.
  • Do not boil mixture or use terminal sterilization.
  • Not intended as a sole source of nutrition.
  • Not for IV use.
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Availability
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51134 Propimex-2 Powder / 14.1-oz (400-g) Can / 6 ct

Nutrition

Unflavored Powder


  • Propimex-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: 1160    
Chloride, mEq: 32.7    


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Ingredients

Unflavored Powder


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

Corn Syrup Solids, L-Alanine, L-Glutamic Acid, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Coconut Oil, Sodium Citrate, Soy Oil, L-Proline, L-Aspartic Acid, L-Arginine, L-Lysine Acetate, L-Leucine, Calcium Phosphate, L-Carnitine, L-Tyrosine. Less than 2% of the Following: L-Phenylalanine, L-Serine, Magnesium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, L-Cystine Dihydrochloride, Silicon Dioxide, Glycine, L-Histidine, DATEM, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Phosphate, L-Tryptophan, L-Isoleucine, Calcium Carbonate, Ascorbic Acid, L-Threonine, 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 Propimex-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 Propimex-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, Propimex-2 should be weighed on a scale that reads in grams.



Storage & Handling

  • Powder
    • Store prepared, closed container of the 24-hour supply in refrigerator at 35-40º F (2-4º C).
    • For cup feeding, shake well and pour mixture into cup and serve immediately.
    • Use within 24 hours after mixing
    • Store unopened cans at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
    • Use contents within 1 month.



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