XtraCal Plus is specifically formulated to provide the nutrients for the
dietary management of metabolically stressed patients and those with
malabsorption syndromes and/or those with inadequate intakes that result
in unwanted weight loss.
XtraCal Plus is a low volume, high calorie concentrate made from MCT oil
and two sources of protein. Each 45 mL packet contains 230 calories and
14 grams of protein but only 9 grams of sugar. Add XtraCal Plus to a
can of nutritional supplements for addition fat, calories and protein
without adding significant volume.
XtraCal Plus is water soluble and can be added directly to a tube
feeding formula increase nutritional content with only an additional 1.5
fl. oz. of volume.
Conditions: For the dietary management of short bowel
syndrome and fat malabsorption.
50/1.5 fl. oz Packets
The daily dose of XtraCal Plus is determined according to the
resident's intake and individual needs as assessed by the dietitian or
qualified healthcare provider. In general, however, one to four servings
per day are suggested.
Oral: Add to milk, shakes, juice, oral supplements, cereal, toppings, gravies and sauces, soft and pureed foods, or puddings.
Tube feeding: Mix one packet with 60 mL of water.
Stir thoroughly until completely dissolved. Flush feeding tube with 30
mL of water. Infuse XtraCal Plus and water via syringe down feeding
tube. Flush with 30 mL of water.