A Milk Protein-Based Powder Made with Medium Chain Triglycerides for Adults and Children.
Portagen is a nutritional powder for children and adults with defects in the intraluminal hydrolysis of fat (decreased pancreatic lipase, decreased bile salts); defective mucosal fat absorption (decreased mucosal permeability, decreased absorptive surface); and/or defective lymphatic transport of fat (ie, intestinal lymphatic obstruction).
Portagen is not recommended for use as an infant formula.
Portagen powder is not nutritionally complete. If used long term, supplementation of essential fatty acids and ultra-trace minerals should be considered.
87% of fat from medium-chain triglycerides
Corn oil provides linoleic acid
Information current as of June 24, 2010. If you have a question, we are here for you. Call us toll free: 1-800-BABY123, 8am to 4:30pm Monday-Saturday, Central Time. Or visit enfamilprofessional.com.
Contains milk protein.
Caution: Portagen® should be used only under the supervision of a physician. It is not nutritionally complete. Persons should drink Portagen beverage slowly and start with one or two small servings per day until they become accustomed to the product, since abdominal discomfort and/or diarrhea may occur.
WARNING: Not for parenteral (I.V.) use.
Powdered products are not commercially sterile. Nutritional powders should not be used for immunocompromised patients unless clinically required and then under strict medical supervision of preparation and use.