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Vital® 1.5 Cal - Vanilla

Vital® 1.5 Cal

Calorically Dense, Therapeutic Nutrition to Support GI Tolerance

VITAL 1.5 CAL is a calorically dense, peptide-based formula for patients experiencing malabsorption, maldigestion, or impaired GI function and/or symptoms of GI intolerance. 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
62713
Vital 1.5 Ready-To-Hang Vanilla / 1000-mL (1.1-QT) prefilled container / 8 ct
56279
Vital 1.5 Ready-to-Drink Vanilla / 8-fl-oz (237-mL) can / 24 ct

FEATURES

  • 1.5 Cal/mL-concentrated calories for fluid-restricted patients.
  • Designed to promote tolerance:
    • Advanced blend of hydrolyzed protein, structured lipid, and prebiotic (NutraFlora® scFOS®)* to support absorption and tolerance.
    • Hydrolyzed, peptide-based protein system.
    • MCT/canola oil structured lipid, a next-generation fat to promote absorption of fatty acids.
    • 1.4 g of NutraFlora scFOS/8 fl oz (6 g/L). scFOS are prebiotic fibers that stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the colon.
  • Elevated antioxidants vitamins C and E to help reduce free radical damage.
  • Meets or exceeds 100% of the RDI for 24 essential vitamins and minerals in 1500 Cal (1000 mL).
  • 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.

* NutraFlora® and scFOS® are not registered trademarks of Abbott Laboratories.

PREPARATION

  • Instructions for Use: 8-fl-oz Can
    • Store unopened at room temperature.
    • Shake well; Vital 1.5 Cal is ready to use.
    • Clean top of container thoroughly before opening.
    • Once opened, 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 by pump at room temperature with an 8 Fr or larger tube; gravity feeding not recommended.
    • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feeding, or when flushing the tube.
    • Avoid contamination during preparation and use.

      • 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. Gravity feeding not recommended.
        • 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

        Vanilla

        • Vital 1.5 Ready-To-Hang Vanilla / 1000-mL (1.1-QT) prefilled container / 8 ct
        • Vital 1.5 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
        • 16.0
        •  
        •  
        • Fat, g
        • 13.5
        •  
        •  
        • Carbohydrate, g
        • 44.2
        •  
        •  
        • Dietary Fiber, g
        • 1.4
        •  
        •  
        • Water, g
        • 181
        •  
        •  
        • Taurine, mg
        • 35
        •  
        •  
        • L-Carnitine, mg
        • 35
        •  
        •  
        • Calories
        • 355
        •  
        •  
        • Vitamins
        • Vitamin A, IU
        • 1540
        •  
        • 31
        • Vitamin D, IU
        • 95
        •  
        • 24
        • Vitamin E, IU
        • 24
        •  
        • 80
        • Vitamin K, mcg
        • 19
        •  
        • 24
        • Vitamin C, mg
        • 120
        •  
        • 200
        • Folic Acid, mcg
        • 190
        •  
        • 48
        • Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg
        • 0.70
        •  
        • 47
        • Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg
        • 0.80
        •  
        • 47
        • Vitamin B6, mg
        • 1.4
        •  
        • 70
        • Vitamin B12, mcg
        • 2.8
        •  
        • 47
        • Niacin, mg
        • 9.5
        •  
        • 48
        • Choline, mg
        • 160
        •  
        • Not established
        • Biotin, mcg
        • 140
        •  
        • 47
        • Pantothenic Acid, mg
        • 4.7
        •  
        • 47
        • Minerals
        • Sodium, mg
        • 355
        •  
        • Not established
        • Potassium, mg
        • 475
        •  
        • Not established
        • Chloride, mg
        • 355
        •  
        • 10
        • Calcium, mg
        • 235
        •  
        • 24
        • Phosphorus, mg
        • 235
        •  
        • 24
        • Magnesium, mg
        • 95
        •  
        • 24
        • Iodine, mcg
        • 35
        •  
        • 23
        • Manganese, mg
        • 1.2
        •  
        • 60
        • Copper, mg
        • 0.47
        •  
        • 24
        • Zinc, mg
        • 7.1
        •  
        • 47
        • Iron, mg
        • 4.3
        •  
        • 24
        • Selenium, mcg
        • 19
        •  
        • 27
        • Chromium, mcg
        • 28
        •  
        • 23
        • Molybdenum, mcg
        • 43
        •  
        • 57
        • * RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age.
        • 1.4 g of dietary fiber supplied by short-chain fructooligosaccharides.

        Vanilla

        • Vital 1.5 Ready-To-Hang Vanilla / 1000-mL (1.1-QT) prefilled container / 8 ct
        • Vital 1.5 Ready-to-Drink Vanilla / 8-fl-oz (237-mL) can / 24 ct

        Serving size: 1000 mL (1.1 QT)

        • Amount per Serving
        • % DV
        • % RDI*
        • Nutrient Data
        • Protein, g
        • 67.5
        •  
        •  
        • Fat, g
        • 57.1
        •  
        •  
        • Carbohydrate, g
        • 187
        •  
        •  
        • Dietary Fiber, g
        • 6.0
        •  
        •  
        • Water, g
        • 764
        •  
        •  
        • Taurine, mg
        • 150
        •  
        •  
        • L-Carnitine, mg
        • 150
        •  
        •  
        • Calories
        • 1500
        •  
        •  
        • Vitamins
        • Vitamin A, IU
        • 6500
        •  
        • 130
        • Vitamin D, IU
        • 400
        •  
        • 100
        • Vitamin E, IU
        • 100
        •  
        • 335
        • Vitamin K, mcg
        • 80
        •  
        • 100
        • Vitamin C, mg
        • 500
        •  
        • 835
        • Folic Acid, mcg
        • 800
        •  
        • 200
        • Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg
        • 3.0
        •  
        • 200
        • Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg
        • 3.4
        •  
        • 200
        • Vitamin B6, mg
        • 6.0
        •  
        • 300
        • Vitamin B12, mcg
        • 12
        •  
        • 200
        • Niacin, mg
        • 40
        •  
        • 200
        • Choline, mg
        • 680
        •  
        • Not established
        • Biotin, mcg
        • 600
        •  
        • 200
        • Pantothenic Acid, mg
        • 20
        •  
        • 200
        • Minerals
        • Sodium, mg
        • 1500
        •  
        • Not established
        • Potassium, mg
        • 2000
        •  
        • Not established
        • Chloride, mg
        • 1500
        •  
        • 44
        • Calcium, mg
        • 1000
        •  
        • 100
        • Phosphorus, mg
        • 1000
        •  
        • 100
        • Magnesium, mg
        • 400
        •  
        • 100
        • Iodine, mcg
        • 150
        •  
        • 100
        • Manganese, mg
        • 5.0
        •  
        • 250
        • Copper, mg
        • 2.0
        •  
        • 100
        • Zinc, mg
        • 30
        •  
        • 200
        • Iron, mg
        • 18
        •  
        • 100
        • Selenium, mcg
        • 80
        •  
        • 115
        • Chromium, mcg
        • 120
        •  
        • 100
        • Molybdenum, mcg
        • 180
        •  
        • 240
        • * RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age.
        • 6 g of dietary fiber supplied by short-chain fructooligosaccharides.

        INGREDIENTS

        Vanilla

        • Vital 1.5 Ready-To-Hang Vanilla / 1000-mL (1.1-QT) prefilled container / 8 ct
        • Vital 1.5 Ready-to-Drink Vanilla / 8-fl-oz (237-mL) can / 24 ct

        Water, Maltodextrin, Whey Protein Hydrolysate, Structured Lipid (Interesterified Canola Oil & Medium Chain Triglycerides), Sugar (Sucrose), Partially Hydrolyzed Sodium Caseinate, Canola Oil, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Short-Chain Fructooligosaccharides, Natural & Artificial Flavors, DATEM, Magnesium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Citrate, Sodium Phosphate, Sodium Citrate, Cellulose Gel, Ascorbic Acid, Calcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Sucralose, Carrageenan, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Cellulose Gum, Magnesium Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Molybdate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Cyanocobalamin, Phylloquinone, and Vitamin D3.

        Contains milk ingredients.

        SUPPORTING MATERIALS

        Medicare Rates and HCPCS Codes (PDF 264 KB)

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