Portagen®

Portagen®

Last Updated: Friday, July 8, 2016

A milk-protein based powder with medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) for children and adults.

  • Indication
    • A milk-protein based powder with medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) for children and adults.

  • Nutrients
    • Analysis per 100 mL per 100 g
      Energy (kcal/kJ) 101/420 470/1970
      Protein (g) 3.7 17
      % of total energy 14 14
      Source: Sodium Caseinate
      Carbohydrate (g) 11.6 54
      % of total energy 46 46
      Source: Corn Syrup Solids, Sugar
      Fat (g) 4.7 22
      % of total energy 40 40
      Source: MCT (87%), Corn oil (13%)
      Linoleic Acid (g) 0.28 1.3
      Minerals per 100 mL per 100 g
      Calcium (mg) 95 440
      Phosphorus (mg) 71 330
      Magnesium (mg) 21 96
      Iron (mg) 1.89 8.8
      Zinc (mg) 0.95 4.4
      Manganese (mg) 0.127 0.59
      Copper (mg) 0.159 0.74
      Iodine (mg) 0.0071 0.033
      Selenium (mg) n/a n/a
      Sodium (mg) 52 240
      Potassium (mg) 127 590
      Chloride (mg) 86 400
      Vitamins / Other Nutrients per 100 mL per 100 g
      Vitamin A (IU) 340 1560
      Vitamin D (IU) 28 130
      Vitamin E (IU) 1.59 7.4
      Vitamin K (mg) 0.008 0.037
      Vitamin C (mg) 3.9 18
      Thiamine (mg) 0.08 0.37
      Riboflavin (mg) 0.095 0.44
      Niacin (mg) 1.05 4.9
      Pantothenic Acid (mg) 0.54 2.5
      Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.105 0.49
      Folic Acid (mg) 0.0101 0.047
      Vitamin B12 (mg) 0.00032 0.0015
      Biotin (mg) 0.0039 0.018
      Choline (mg) 1.35 63
      Inositol (mg) nd nd
      Carnitine (mg) 2.9 13.3
      Taurine (mg) n/a n/a
      Other Characteristics
      Potential Renal Solute Load (mOsm/100 mL)1 31
      Osmolality (mOsm/kg H2O) 350
      Osmolarity (mOsm/L) 300
      Water (g/100 mL) 87

      n/a = None added

      nd = Not declared

      Portagen® should be used only under the supervision of a physician or dietitian.

      This product is not nutritionally complete. If used long term, supplementation of essential fatty acids and ultra-trace minerals should be considered.

      1. Fomon SJ, Ziegler EE. Renal solute load and potential renal solute load in infancy. J Pediatr. 1999;134:11-14.

      Nutrient values are subject to change. Consult actual product labels for most current information.

  • Product Forms
    • Format Unit Approximate Product Yield at Normal Dilution Shelf Life Item # Kosher
      Powder 410 g 2.1 L @ 30 kcal/30mL 24 Months 2032499 O.U.D.
  • Preparation of Feedings
    • USE AS DIRECTED BY YOUR PHYSICIAN OR DIETITIAN.

      PORTAGEN® POWDER IS NOT DESIGNED FOR USE AS AN INFANT FORMULA. Portagen® powder is a readily-digestible protein, fat and carbohydrate source that can be made into a nutritional beverage to supplement the diet.

      Portagen® powder is not intended as a sole source of nutrition. For chronic (long-term) use: Supplementation of essential fatty acids and ultra trace minerals should be considered. To be used only as directed by your doctor.

      WARNING: The consumer’s health depends on carefully following the instructions below. Use only as directed by a medical professional. Improper hygiene, preparation, dilution, use or storage may result in severe harm. Nutritional powders are not sterile and should not be fed to premature infants or those persons who might have immune problems unless directed and supervised by a medical professional.

      • For 946 mL (32 US fl oz) of prepared product, add 1 2/3 packed level measuring cups (204 g) of powder to 790 mL (27 US fl oz) of water. *
      • For approximately 131 mL (4.5 US fl oz) of prepared product, add 3 packed level scoops (28.2 g) to 110 mL (3.5 US fl oz) of water. *
      • Both preparations will result in 30 kcal/30 mL of prepared products. For other volumes prepare as directed by your doctor.
      • Pour desired amount of water into a suitable container. Add powder and mix vigorously until thoroughly blended.

      Failure to follow these instructions could result in severe harm. Once prepared, product can spoil quickly. Either consume immediately or cover and store in refrigerator at 2-4°C (35-40°F) for no longer than 24 hours. Shake well before each use. Do not use prepared product if it is unrefrigerated for more than a total of 2 hours. Do not freeze prepared product. After feeding begins, do not refrigerate the container. You must use within 1 hour or discard.

      Powder Storage: Store cans at room temperature. After opening can, keep tightly covered, store in dry area and use contents within 1 month. Do not freeze powder and avoid excessive heat.

      WARNING: Not for parenteral (I.V.) use.

      *Using mL measurements are the most accurate for meeting target caloric density; US fl oz values are approximations and are based on US conversion factors.

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