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Oxepa® - Unflavored

Oxepa®

Therapeutic nutrition for modulating inflammation in ALI and ARDS

OXEPA is clinically shown to modulate the inflammatory response in critically ill, mechanically ventilated patients, especially those with SIRS (systemic inflammatory response syndrome; eg, trauma, burns), ALI (acute lung injury) or ARDS (acute respiratory distress syndrome).1,2,3,4,5 For tube feeding. For sole-source nutrition. Use under medical supervision.

  • 1 Gadek JE, et al. Crit Care Med 1999;27(8):1409-1420.
  • 2 Singer P, et al. Crit Care Med 2006;34(4):1033-1038.
  • 3 Pontes-Arruda A, et al. Crit Care Med 2006;34(9):2325-2333.
  • 4 Pacht ER, et al. Crit Care Med 2003;31(2):491-500.
  • 5 Jacobs BR, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. Jan 2013;14(1):e45-56.

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AVAILABILITY

LIST NUMBER
ITEM
62717
Oxepa / 1000 mL (1.1 QT) Ready-To-Hang Prefilled Container / 8 ct
64814
Oxepa / 8 fl oz (237 mL) Recloseable Carton / 24 ct

FEATURES

  • Calorically dense (1.5 Cal/mL)—concentrated calories for fluid-restricted patients.
  • Unique oil blend contains EPA (4.6 g/L, 1.1 g/8 fl oz) and DHA (1.9 g/L, 450 mg/8 fl oz) from refined fish oil, and GLA (4.0 g/L, 950 mg/8 fl oz) from borage oil.
  • Elevated antioxidants vitamins C & E, and beta-carotene.
  • Meets or exceeds 100% of the 1995 RDIs for 24 essential vitamins and minerals in 1420 Cal (946 mL).
  • Halal.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance.
  • Not for IV use.

PRECAUTIONS

  • Not for people with galactosemia.

PREPARATION

  • Instructions for Use:

    8 fl oz recloseable carton

    • Store unopened at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
    • Shake well prior to opening.
    • Once opened, reclose or cover, refrigerate and use within 48 hours.


    Oral Feeding:

    • May be used for total or supplemental nutrition.
    • May be fed at room temperature or chilled.


    Tube Feeding:

    • Follow physician's instructions.
    • Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
    • Feed at room temperature using a feeding pump or syringe.
    • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.
    • Avoid contamination during preparation and use.


    Ready-To-Hang Container
    All liquid medical foods, regardless of type of administration system, require careful handling because they can support microbial growth. Follow these instructions for clean technique and proper setup to reduce the potential for microbial contamination.

    NOTE: Failure to follow the Instructions for Use increases the potential for microbial contamination and reduces hangtime.

    • Administer product at room temperature.
    • THOROUGHLY wash hands with soap and water before handling container or feeding set.
    • Turn container upside down and SHAKE VIGOROUSLY, using a twisting motion for at least 10 seconds.
    • DO NOT touch any part of the container or feeding set that comes into contact with the formula.
    • When initiating feeding, follow physician's instructions. Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
    • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.


    For Use with Enteral Feeding Pumps:

    • Remove dust cover from RTH Safety Screw Cap.
    • Remove dust cover from feeding set connector.
    • Insert feeding set connector into port of RTH Safety Screw Cap and completely pierce foil.
    • Turn connector collar clockwise until it is securely fastened.
    • Close clamp on set before inverting container.
    • Invert container and suspend, using hanging ring on bottom of container.
    • Follow directions for use provided by manufacturer of feeding sets.
    • Unless a shorter hang time is specified by the set manufacturer, hang product for up to 48 hours after initial connection when clean technique and only one new set are used. Otherwise hang for no more than 24 hours.

NUTRITION

Unflavored

  • Oxepa / 1000 mL (1.1 QT) Ready-To-Hang Prefilled Container / 8 ct
  • Oxepa / 8 fl oz (237 mL) Recloseable Carton / 24 ct

Serving size: 8 fl oz (237 mL)

  • Amount per Serving
  • % DV
  • % RDI
  • Nutrient Data
  • Protein, g
  • 14.8
  •  
  •  
  • Fat, g
  • 22.2
  •  
  •  
  • Carbohydrate, g
  • 25.0
  •  
  •  
  • Taurine, mg
  • 75
  •  
  •  
  • L-Carnitine, mg
  • 43
  •  
  •  
  • Water, g
  • 186
  •  
  •  
  • Calories
  • 355
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin A, IU
  • 2840
  •  
  •  
  • Beta-Carotene, mg
  • 1.2*
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamin D, IU
  • 100
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamin E, IU
  • 75
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamin K, mcg
  • 20
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamin C, mg
  • 205
  •  
  •  
  • Folic Acid, mcg
  • 200
  •  
  •  
  • Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg
  • 0.75
  •  
  •  
  • Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg
  • 0.85
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamin B6, mg
  • 1.0
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamin B12, mcg
  • 3.0
  •  
  •  
  • Niacin, mg
  • 10
  •  
  •  
  • Choline, mg
  • 150
  •  
  •  
  • Biotin, mcg
  • 150
  •  
  •  
  • Pantothenic Acid, mg
  • 5.0
  •  
  •  
  • Minerals
  • Sodium, mg
  • 310
  •  
  •  
  • Sodium, mEq
  • 13.5
  •  
  •  
  • Potassium, mg
  • 465
  •  
  •  
  • Potassium, mEq
  • 11.9
  •  
  •  
  • Chloride, mg
  • 400
  •  
  •  
  • Chloride, mEq
  • 11.3
  •  
  •  
  • Calcium, mg
  • 250
  •  
  •  
  • Phosphorus, mg
  • 250
  •  
  •  
  • Magnesium, mg
  • 100
  •  
  •  
  • Iodine, mcg
  • 38
  •  
  •  
  • Manganese, mg
  • 1.3
  •  
  •  
  • Copper, mg
  • 0.50
  •  
  •  
  • Zinc, mg
  • 5.7
  •  
  •  
  • Iron, mg
  • 4.5
  •  
  •  
  • Selenium, mcg
  • 18
  •  
  •  
  • Chromium, mcg
  • 30
  •  
  •  
  • Molybdenum, mcg
  • 38
  •  
  •  
  • * 1590 IU of vitamin A activity supplied by 1.2 mg of beta-carotene.

Unflavored

  • Oxepa / 1000 mL (1.1 QT) Ready-To-Hang Prefilled Container / 8 ct
  • Oxepa / 8 fl oz (237 mL) Recloseable Carton / 24 ct

Serving size: 1 L (33.8 fl oz)

  • Amount per Serving
  • % DV
  • % RDI
  • Nutrient Data
  • Calories
  • 1500
  •  
  •  
  • Protein, g
  • 62.7
  •  
  •  
  • Fat, g
  • 93.8
  •  
  •  
  • Carbohydrate, g
  • 105.3
  •  
  •  
  • Water, g
  • 785
  •  
  •  
  • L-Carnitine, mg
  • 185
  •  
  •  
  • Taurine, mg
  • 320
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin A, IU
  • 11910
  •  
  •  
  • Beta-Carotene, mg
  • 5.0*
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamin D, IU
  • 425
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamin E, IU
  • 320
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamin K, mcg
  • 85
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamin C, mg
  • 850
  •  
  •  
  • Folic Acid, mcg
  • 850
  •  
  •  
  • Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg
  • 3.2
  •  
  •  
  • Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg
  • 3.6
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamin B6, mg
  • 4.3
  •  
  •  
  • Vitamin B12, mcg
  • 13
  •  
  •  
  • Niacin, mg
  • 43
  •  
  •  
  • Choline, mg
  • 635
  •  
  •  
  • Biotin, mcg
  • 635
  •  
  •  
  • Pantothenic Acid, mg
  • 22
  •  
  •  
  • Minerals
  • Sodium, mg
  • 1310
  •  
  •  
  • Sodium, mEq
  • 57.0
  •  
  •  
  • Potassium, mg
  • 1960
  •  
  •  
  • Potassium, mEq
  • 50.3
  •  
  •  
  • Chloride, mg
  • 1690
  •  
  •  
  • Chloride, mEq
  • 47.7
  •  
  •  
  • Calcium, mg
  • 1060
  •  
  •  
  • Phosphorus, mg
  • 1060
  •  
  •  
  • Magnesium, mg
  • 425
  •  
  •  
  • Iodine, mcg
  • 160
  •  
  •  
  • Manganese, mg
  • 5.3
  •  
  •  
  • Copper, mg
  • 2.2
  •  
  •  
  • Zinc, mg
  • 24
  •  
  •  
  • Iron, mg
  • 20
  •  
  •  
  • Selenium, mcg
  • 74
  •  
  •  
  • Chromium, mcg
  • 130
  •  
  •  
  • Molybdenum, mcg
  • 160
  •  
  •  
  • * 6625 IU of vitamin A activity supplied by 5.0 mg of beta-carotene.

INGREDIENTS

Unflavored

  • Oxepa / 1000 mL (1.1 QT) Ready-To-Hang Prefilled Container / 8 ct
  • Oxepa / 8 fl oz (237 mL) Recloseable Carton / 24 ct

Water, Sodium & Calcium Caseinates, Sugar, Corn Maltodextrin, Canola Oil, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Marine Oil (Contains One or More of the Following: Anchovy, Cod, Menhaden, Pollock, Salmon, Sardine, Tuna), Borage Oil, Magnesium Chloride, Calcium Phosphate, Soy Lecithin, Potassium Citrate, Natural & Artificial Flavor, Sodium Citrate, Ascorbic Acid, Potassium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Taurine, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, L-Carnitine, Salt, Gellan Gum, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Palmitate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Molybdate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Phylloquinone, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D3.

Contains milk and soy ingredients.

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