BCAD 2

BCAD 2

Last Updated: Friday, July 8, 2016

Isoleucine-, leucine- and valine-free powder for dietary management of children and adults (3 years and older) with Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD) or other inborn errors of branched chain amino acid metabolism.

  • Indication
    • Isoleucine-, leucine- and valine-free powder for dietary management of children and adults (3 years and older) with Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD) or other inborn errors of branched chain amino acid metabolism.

  • Nutrients
    • Analysis per 100 mL per 100 g
      Energy (kcal/kJ) 85/360 410/1720
      Protein equivalent, g 5 24
      % of total energy 24 24
      Source: Amino Acid Premix
      Carbohydrate (g) 11.9 57
      % of total energy 57 57
      Source: Corn syrup solids, sugar,
      modified corn starch
      Fat (g) 1.77 8.5
      % of total energy 19 19
      Source: Soy oil
      Linoleic Acid (g) 0.87 4.2
      Linolenic Acid (g) 0.108 0.52
      Minerals per 100 mL per 100 g
      Calcium (mg)
      (mMol)
      152
      3.8
      730
      18.2
      Phosphorus (mg)
      (mMol)
      152
      4.9
      730
      24
      Magnesium (mg)
      (mMol)
      34
      1.39
      163
      6.7
      Iron (mg) 2.5 12.2
      Zinc (mg) 2.5 12.2
      Manganese (mg) 0.27 1.3
      Copper (mg) 0.25 1.22
      Iodine (mg) 0.0131 0.063
      Selenium (mg) 0.0058 0.028
      Sodium (mg)
      (mMol)
      127
      5.5
      610
      27
      Potassium (mg)
      (mMol)
      250
      6.5
      1220
      31
      Chloride (mg)
      (mMol)
      210
      6
      1020
      29
      Vitamins per 100 mL per 100 g
      Vitamin A (IU) 360 1730
      Vitamin D (IU) 73 350
      Vitamin E (IU) 2.4 11.4
      Vitamin K (mg) 0.0098 0.047
      Vitamin C (mg) 11.9 57
      Thiamine (mg) 0.3 1.42
      Riboflavin (mg) 0.24 1.14
      Niacin (mg) 5.4 26
      Pantothenic Acid (mg) 1.19 5.7
      Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.24 1.14
      Folic Acid (mg) 0.085 0.41
      Vitamin B12 (mg) 0.00058 0.0028
      Biotin (mg) 0.0119 0.057
      Choline (mg) 20 98
      Inositol (mg) 11.9 57
      Carnitine (mg) 10.2 49
      Taurine (mg) 11.9 57
      Other Characteristics
      Potential Renal Solute Load (mOsm/100 mL) 51
      Osmolality (mOsm/kg H2O)* 900
      Osmolarity (mOsm/L)* 780
      Water (g/100 mL) 86

      Use only as directed by a medical professional.

      Powder medical foods are not sterile.

      WARNING: This protein is incomplete since it does not contain the essential amino acids isoleucine, leucine and valine.

      *100 mL values and Other Characteristics information is based on this product mixed with water to a caloric density of 0.85 kcal/mL

      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 454 g Yield Not Applicable to Metabolics 24 Months 1281386 Not Kosher
  • Preparation of feedings
    • Powder

      Mead Johnson Nutrition BCAD 2 is to be used only in the dietary management of children and adults with documented maple syrup urine disease or other inborn errors of branched chain amino acid metabolism while under direct and continuing medical supervision.

      WARNING: This product is nutritionally incomplete. Continuing medical supervision and frequent blood tests are required. BCAD 2 must be supplemented using other food sources of protein and fluid to provide enough isoleucine, leucine and valine to support dietary requirements of children and adults.

      Instructions for Preparation and Use
      Your medical professional will provide the correct amount of powder to mix with water for consumption.*

      It is important to follow the directions below.

      Measure the correct amount of water into a suitable container for mixing. Then add the required amount of BCAD 2. Mix well until blended. Consume the prepared beverage immediately or cover and refrigerate. Use within 48 hours of preparation. Mix before drinking.

      * If instructed to use the scoop in the can, each unpacked, level scoop delivers approximately 14.5 g of powder. Store the DRY scoop in this can.

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

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

  • Intended for Canadian Healthcare Professionals Only.
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