Physicians' Elemental Diet Dextrose Free

Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free is an elemental powder medical food formulated to provide dietary management for patients who have limited or impaired capacity to digest, absorb, or metabolize ordinary foods or certain nutrients. Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free is a strictly hypoallergenic formula with a well-tolerated flavor and is formulated to provide the same dietary management as Physicians’ Elemental Diet original, but without the dextrose as a carbohydrate source.

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Powder Mix
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12264

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Count:  44.44 oz (1,260 g) Powder Mix
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    Physicians’ Elemental Diet is intended for use under medical supervision for the dietary management of patients who have limited or impaired capacity to digest, absorb, or metabolize ordinary foods or certain nutrients. Physicians’ Elemental Diet is a strictly hypoallergenic formula with a well-tolerated flavor.

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Elemental Diet for Patients with Moderate to Severe Gastrointestinal/Digestive Impairment

Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free 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,1-6
  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO),7-9
  • Moderate to severe impaired gastrointestinal function.3, 10-12

Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free 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 yeast, wheat, gluten, dairy products, fructose, sucrose, lactose, disaccharides, sorbitol, mannitol, xylitol, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
  • Formulated with a well-tolerated flavor for improved patient adherence

Dosing by Caloric Need

Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free should be used for 2-4 weeks. It was designed to maintain nutritional sustenance as a sole source of nutrition, and can be used as a half-elemental diet making dosing dependent upon the caloric needs of each patient. One scoop of Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free = 35 grams, and 150 calories. Each 1,260g bag contains 36 scoops (5,400 calories). Learn more about determining caloric need.


By Scoop
1 Scoop 35g 150 Calories

By Unit
1260g bag 36 scoops 5400 Calories

 

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†† For homeopathic products: these indications are based solely on traditional homeopathic use. They have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration.
* For dietary supplements: this statement has not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.


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