Portagen is a nutritional powder for children & 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 (i.e. intestinal lymphatic obstruction).
- 87% of fat from medium-chain triglycerides
- Corn oil provides linoleic acid
- If used long term, supplementation of essential fatty acids & ultra-trace minerals should be considered
- Not recommended for use as an infant formula
- Mixes easily & stays blended well
Available Formats and Sizes
Portagen is available in 14.46 oz cans and can be also purchased in a bulk option of a case of 6.
Nutrients and Ingredients
Nutrients per 100 g Powder
Preparation and Use
USE AS DIRECTED BY YOUR PHYSICIAN OR DIETICIAN.
PORTAGEN POWDER IS NOT DESIGNED FOR USE AS AN INFANT FORMULA.
PORTAGEN powder is not intended as a sole source of nutrition. For chronic (long-term) use: Supplementation of essential fatty acids and ultra trace minerals should be considered. To be used only as directed by your doctor.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PREPARATION AND USE
WARNING: The consumer's health depends on carefully following the instructions below. Use only as directed by a medical professional. Improper hygiene, preparation, dilution, use or storage may result in severe harm. Nutritional powders are not sterile and should not bed fed to premature infants or those persons who might have immune problems unless directed and supervised by a medical professional.
For a quart of prepared product, add 1 2/3 packed level measuring cups (203 g) of powder to 27 fl oz (795 mL) of water. For approximately 4.5 fl oz of prepared product, add 3 packed level scoops (28.2 g) to 4 fl oz of water. Both preparations will result in 30 Calories per fl oz of prepared product. For other volumes, prepare as directed by your doctor.
Pour desired amount of water into a suitable container. Add powder, cover container and shake vigorously until thoroughly blended.
Failure to follow these instructions could result in severe harm. Once prepared, product can spoil quickly. Either consume immediately or cover and store in refrigerator at 35-40°F (2-4°C) for no longer than 24 hours. Shake well before each use. Do not use prepared product if it is unrefrigerated for more than a total of 2 hours. Do not freeze prepared product. After feeding begins, do not refrigerate the container. You must use within 1 hour or discard.
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.
Use by date on bottom of can.
WARNING: Not for parenteral (I.V.) use.
Last updated: 9/29/17
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