Elemental Diet for Patients with Moderate to Severe Gastrointestinal Dysfunction Physicians’ Elemental Diet is intended for use under medical supervision for the dietary management of patients with GI dysfunction. The elemental diet is designed for the dietary management of:- Irritable bowel and Crohn’s disease- Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO),- Moderate to severe impaired gastrointestinal function.Physicians’ Elemental Diet contains a balanced blend of macronutrients fortified with essential vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes to assure comprehensive support as a sole source of nutritional intake for limited periods. It has been:- Specifically formulated to contain free amino acids, partially hydrolyzed carbohydrate and medium chain triglycerides to aid in their absorption from the GI lumen.- Designed to maintain nutritional sustenance as a sole source of nutrition for up to four weeks.- Produced as a strictly hypoallergenic formula, free from intact protein, polypeptides, corn, gluten, wheat, soy, and dairy.- Formulated with a well-tolerated flavor for improved patient adherence.Dosing by Caloric Need Physicians’ Elemental Diet should be used for two-four weeks. It was designed to maintain nutritional sustenance as a sole source of nutrition, and can also be used as a half-elemental diet making dosing dependent upon the caloric needs of each patient. One scoop of Physicians’ Elemental Diet = 36 grams, and 150 calories. Each 432g bag contains 12 scoops (1,800 calories) and each 1,296g bag contains 36 scoops (5,400 calories).
Recommended Use: Thoroughly mix each level scoop (36 g) in 4-8 oz. (118 - 236 mL) chilled or room temperature water. Additional water may be added to the mixture or consumed separately as desired. Consume the mixture slowly over a period of 15 to 60 minutes or more, dependent upon individual comfort. Once mixed, any product that is not consumed after 60 minutes should be refrigerated for a maximum of 24 hours, then shaken or stirred prior to consumption.
- Wheat Free
- Dairy/ Milk Free
- Gluten Free
- Soy Free
- Yeast Free
- Preservative Free
- Corn Free
- Free of Artificial Colors/Flavors
- Lactose Free
Medical food intended for use under medical supervision. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if pouch is torn or open.
After opening, store remaining powder in a dry place at room temperature.
Contains no corn, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, dairy products, fructose, sucrose, lactose, disaccharides, sorbitol, mannitol, xylitol, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.