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Hominex®-2 - Unflavored

Hominex®-2

Amino Acid-Modified Medical Food

Nutrition support of children and adults with vitamin B6-nonresponsive homocystinuria or hypermethioninemia. Methionine-free. Use under medical supervision.


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AVAILABILITY

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ITEM
51118
Hominex-2 Powder / 14.1-oz (400-g) can / 6 ct

FEATURES

  • Nutrient profile specifically designed for children and adults.
  • When fed according to the Abbott Nutrition Support Protocols, provides adequate amounts of all nutrients.
  • Methionine-free to allow greater intake of intact protein.
  • 30% of energy as fat to help supply essential fatty acids.
  • L-cystine, in a soluble form, an essential amino acid that is often deficient in diets of children and adults with homocystinuria.
  • L-carnitine (40 mg/100 g) and taurine (50 mg/100 g) to help supply amounts normally found in foods of animal origin.
  • Halal.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Lactose-free.
  • This medical food should not be heated or used in cooking.

PRECAUTIONS

  • Give only to children and adults with proven vitamin B6-nonresponsive homocystinuria or hypermethioninemia who are under medical supervision. Must be supplemented with protein and fluid in prescribed amounts to completely meet methionine and water requirements.
  • Not intended as a sole source of nutrition.
  • Not for IV use.
  • Do not heat or use in cooking.
  • Not for infants under 1 year of age.

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 Hominex-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 Hominex-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, Hominex-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.

NUTRITION

Unflavored Powder

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

Serving size: 100 g powder

  • Amount per Serving
  • % DV
  • % RDI
  • Nutrient Data
  • Protein Equivalent, g
  • 30.0
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  • Fat, g
  • 14.0
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  • Carbohydrate, g
  • 35.0
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  • Linoleic Acid, mg
  • 2200
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  • Linolenic Acid, mg
  • 225
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  • L-Carnitine, mg
  • 40
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  • Calories
  • 410
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  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin A, IU
  • 2200
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  • Vitamin A, mcg RE
  • 660
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  • Vitamin D, IU
  • 300
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  • Vitamin D, mcg
  • 7.5
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  • Vitamin E, IU
  • 18
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  • Vitamin E, mg alpha-TE
  • 12.1
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  • Vitamin K, mcg
  • 60
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  • Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg
  • 3.3
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  • Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg
  • 1.8
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  • Vitamin B6, mg
  • 1.3
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  • Vitamin B12, mcg
  • 5.0
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  • Niacin, mg
  • 16
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  • Niacin, mg NE
  • 21.7
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  • Folic Acid (Folacin), mcg
  • 450
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  • Pantothenic Acid, mg
  • 8.0
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  • Biotin, mcg
  • 100
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  • Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), mg
  • 60
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  • Choline, mg
  • 100
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  • Inositol, mg
  • 70
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  • Minerals
  • Calcium, mg
  • 880
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  • Phosphorus, mg
  • 760
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  • Magnesium, mg
  • 225
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  • Iron, mg
  • 13
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  • Zinc, mg
  • 13
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  • Manganese, mg
  • 0.8
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  • Copper, mg
  • 1.0
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  • Iodine, mcg
  • 100
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  • Selenium, mcg
  • 35
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  • Chromium, mcg
  • 27
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  • Molybdenum, mcg
  • 30
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  • Sodium, mg
  • 880
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  • Sodium, mEq
  • 38.3
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  • Potassium, mg
  • 1370
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  • Potassium, mEq
  • 35.0
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  • Chloride, mg
  • 1160
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  • Chloride, mEq
  • 32.7
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INGREDIENTS

Unflavored Powder

  • Hominex-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, L-Proline, L-Glutamine, L-Valine, Calcium Phosphate, L-Isoleucine, L-Arginine, Glycine, L-Alanine, L-Tyrosine. Less than 2% of the Following: Magnesium Phosphate, L-Phenylalanine, Potassium Chloride, L-Asparagine, L-Serine, L-Threonine, L-Cystine Dihydrochloride, Silicon Dioxide, L-Histidine, DATEM, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Phosphate, L-Glutamic Acid, L-Tryptophan, L-Aspartic Acid, Calcium Carbonate, Ascorbic Acid, Taurine, Choline Chloride, m-Inositol, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, L-Carnitine, 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.

SUPPORTING MATERIALS

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