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Pulmocare®

Therapeutic Nutrition for People With COPD

PULMOCARE is designed for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, or respiratory failure who may benefit from a high-calorie, modified carbohydrate and fat, enteral formula that may help reduce diet-induced carbon dioxide production. For tube or oral feeding. For supplemental or sole-source nutrition. Use under medical supervision.


Hospitals and other institutions can order Abbott Nutrition products by calling toll-free, (800) 551-5838, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST.

AVAILABILITY

LIST NUMBER
ITEM
00699
Pulmocare Ready-to-Drink Vanilla / 8-fl-oz (237-mL) can / 24 ct
LIST NUMBER
ITEM
62725
Pulmocare Ready-To-Hang Vanilla / 1000-mL (1.1-QT) prefilled container / 8 ct

FEATURES

  • Provides complete and balanced nutrition.
  • 20% of fat as MCT to enhance fat absorption.
  • Elevated antioxidants vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta-carotene.
  • Meets or exceeds 100% of the RDI for 24 essential vitamins and minerals in 1420 Cal (947 mL).
  • Halal.
  • Kosher.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance.
  • Low-residue.
  • Feeding sets are for single-patient use only. Use clean technique to avoid set and/or product contamination

PRECAUTIONS

  • Not for IV use.
  • Not for people with galactosemia.

PREPARATION

  • Instructions for Use: 8-fl-oz can
    • Store unopened at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
    • Shake well. Pulmocare is ready to use.
    • Clean top of container thoroughly before opening.
    • Once opened, cover, refrigerate and use within 48 hours.

    Oral Feeding:
    • May by 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 by pump at room temperature with an 8 Fr or larger tube; use a 10 Fr or larger tube for gravity feeding.
    • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.
    • Avoid contamination during preparation and use.


Storage & Handling

  • Instructions for 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.
    • Pump feeding is recommended; use an 8 Fr or larger tube. If gravity feeding use a 10 Fr or larger tube.
    • 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.
    • Always follow directions for use provided with feeding set.

    For Use with Enteral Feeding Set:
    • Remove the dust cover from the Abbott RTH Safety Screw Cap.
    • Remove the dust cover from the safety connector on the feeding set.
    • Insert the safety connector into the port on the Abbott RTH Safety Screw Cap, completely pierce foil.
    • Turn the safety connector clockwise until it is securely fastened.
    • Close clamp on set before inverting container.
    • Invert container and suspend, using the hanging ring on the bottom of the container.
    • 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

    Ready to Drink

    • Pulmocare Ready-to-Drink Vanilla / 8-fl-oz (237-mL) can / 24 ct

    Serving size: 8 fl oz (237 mL)

    • Amount per Serving
    • % DV
    • % RDI*
    • Nutrient Data
    • Protein, g
    • 14.8
    •  
    •  
    • Fat, g
    • 22.1
    •  
    •  
    • Carbohydrate, g
    • 25.0
    •  
    •  
    • L-Carnitine, mg
    • 36
    •  
    •  
    • Taurine, mg
    • 36
    •  
    •  
    • Water, g
    • 186
    •  
    •  
    • Calories
    • 355
    •  
    •  
    • Vitamins
    • Vitamin A, IU
    • 2840
    •  
    • 57
    • Beta-Carotene, mg
    • 1.2
    •  
    •  
    • Vitamin D, IU
    • 100
    •  
    • 25
    • Vitamin E, IU
    • 20
    •  
    • 67
    • Vitamin K, mcg
    • 20
    •  
    • 25
    • Vitamin C, mg
    • 75
    •  
    • 125
    • Folic Acid, mcg
    • 200
    •  
    • 50
    • Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg
    • 0.75
    •  
    • 50
    • Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg
    • 0.85
    •  
    • 50
    • Vitamin B6, mg
    • 1.0
    •  
    • 50
    • Vitamin B12, mcg
    • 3.0
    •  
    • 50
    • Niacin, mg
    • 10
    •  
    • 50
    • Choline, mg
    • 150
    •  
    • Not established
    • Biotin, mcg
    • 150
    •  
    • 50
    • Pantothenic Acid, mg
    • 5.0
    •  
    • 50
    • Minerals
    • Sodium, mg
    • 310
    •  
    • Not established
    • Sodium, mEq
    • 13.5
    •  
    •  
    • Potassium, mg
    • 465
    •  
    • Not established
    • Potassium, mEq
    • 11.9
    •  
    •  
    • Chloride, mg
    • 400
    •  
    • 12
    • Chloride, mEq
    • 11.3
    •  
    •  
    • Calcium, mg
    • 250
    •  
    • 25
    • Phosphorus, mg
    • 250
    •  
    • 25
    • Magnesium, mg
    • 100
    •  
    • 25
    • Iodine, mcg
    • 38
    •  
    • 25
    • Manganese, mg
    • 1.3
    •  
    • 65
    • Copper, mg
    • 0.50
    •  
    • 25
    • Zinc, mg
    • 5.7
    •  
    • 38
    • Iron, mg
    • 4.5
    •  
    • 25
    • Selenium, mcg
    • 18
    •  
    • 26
    • Chromium, mcg
    • 30
    •  
    • 25
    • Molybdenum, mcg
    • 38
    •  
    • 51
    • * RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age.
    • 1590 IU of vitamin A activity supplied by 1.2 mg of beta-carotene.

    Ready to Hang

    • Pulmocare Ready-To-Hang Vanilla / 1000-mL (1.1-QT) prefilled container / 8 ct

    Serving size: 1000 mL (1.1 QT)

    • Amount per Serving
    • % DV
    • % RDI*
    • Nutrient Data
    • Protein, g
    • 62.6
    •  
    •  
    • Fat, g
    • 93.3
    •  
    •  
    • Carbohydrate, g
    • 105.7
    •  
    •  
    • L-Carnitine, mg
    • 160
    •  
    •  
    • Taurine, mg
    • 160
    •  
    •  
    • Water, g
    • 785
    •  
    •  
    • Calories
    • 1500
    •  
    •  
    • Vitamins
    • Vitamin A, IU
    • 11910
    •  
    • 240
    • Beta-Carotene, mg
    • 5.0
    •  
    •  
    • Vitamin D, IU
    • 425
    •  
    • 105
    • Vitamin E, IU
    • 85
    •  
    • 285
    • Vitamin K, mcg
    • 85
    •  
    • 105
    • Vitamin C, mg
    • 320
    •  
    • 535
    • Folic Acid, mcg
    • 845
    •  
    • 210
    • Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg
    • 3.2
    •  
    • 215
    • Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg
    • 3.6
    •  
    • 210
    • Vitamin B6, mg
    • 4.3
    •  
    • 215
    • Vitamin B12, mcg
    • 13
    •  
    • 215
    • Niacin, mg
    • 43
    •  
    • 215
    • Choline, mg
    • 635
    •  
    • Not established
    • Biotin, mcg
    • 635
    •  
    • 210
    • Pantothenic Acid, mg
    • 22
    •  
    • 220
    • Minerals
    • Sodium, mg
    • 1310
    •  
    • Not established
    • Sodium, mEq
    • 57.0
    •  
    •  
    • Potassium, mg
    • 1960
    •  
    • Not established
    • Potassium, mEq
    • 50.1
    •  
    •  
    • Chloride, mg
    • 1690
    •  
    • 50
    • Chloride, mEq
    • 47.7
    •  
    •  
    • Calcium, mg
    • 1060
    •  
    • 105
    • Phosphorus, mg
    • 1060
    •  
    • 105
    • Magnesium, mg
    • 425
    •  
    • 105
    • Iodine, mcg
    • 160
    •  
    • 105
    • Manganese, mg
    • 5.3
    •  
    • 265
    • Copper, mg
    • 2.2
    •  
    • 110
    • Zinc, mg
    • 24
    •  
    • 160
    • Iron, mg
    • 19
    •  
    • 105
    • Selenium, mcg
    • 74
    •  
    • 105
    • Chromium, mcg
    • 130
    •  
    • 110
    • Molybdenum, mcg
    • 160
    •  
    • 215
    • * RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age.
    • 6625 IU of vitamin A activity supplied by 5.0 mg of beta-carotene.

    INGREDIENTS

    Ready to Drink

    • Pulmocare Ready-to-Drink Vanilla / 8-fl-oz (237-mL) can / 24 ct

    Water, Sodium & Calcium Caseinates, Sugar (Sucrose), Canola Oil, Corn Maltodextrin, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Corn Oil, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Magnesium Chloride, Calcium Phosphate, Soy Lecithin, Potassium Citrate, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Sodium Citrate, Potassium Phosphate, Ascorbic Acid, Choline Chloride, Taurine, L-Carnitine, Gellan Gum, Salt (Sodium Chloride), Zinc Sulfate, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Palmitate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Molybdate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Phylloquinone, Cyanocobalamin, and Vitamin D3.

    Contains milk and soy ingredients.

    Ready to Hang

    • Pulmocare Ready-To-Hang Vanilla / 1000-mL (1.1-QT) prefilled container / 8 ct

    Water, Sodium & Calcium Caseinates, Sugar (Sucrose), Canola Oil, Corn Maltodextrin, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Corn Oil, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Magnesium Chloride, Calcium Phosphate, Soy Lecithin, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Sodium Citrate, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Phosphate, Ascorbic Acid, Choline Chloride, Carrageenan, Taurine, L-Carnitine, Salt (Sodium Chloride), Zinc Sulfate, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Palmitate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Molybdate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Phylloquinone, Cyanocobalamin, and Vitamin D3.

    Contains milk and soy ingredients.

    Locate a Sales Rep

    If you would like to speak with an Abbott Nutrition sales representative, please contact: 1-800-551-5838.

    Let us know your area of specialization and the product you are inquiring about, and our product experts will be happy to assist you.

    You can also locate a sales rep via email.