HCY 1 and 2

HCY 1 and HCY 2 are infant formula and medical food powders that are free of the essential amino acid methionine for infants, toddlers, children, and adults with homocystinuria.

HCY 1

HCY 1 is an iron-fortified infant formula and medical food powder that is free of the essential amino acid methionine for infants and toddlers with homocystinuria.

HCY 1 provides all other essential amino acids, as well as nonessential amino acids, carbohydrates, fat, essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals. HCY refers to homocysteine.

  • DHA and ARA
  • Methionine-free
  • Added cystine
  • Vitamin and mineral levels meet the U.S. Infant Formula Act requirements per 100 Calories
  • Increased levels of B vitamins, compared to routine infant formulas, for cofactor production
  • Vanilla scent
  • Mixes easily and stays in suspension well
  • Increased level of choline, an essential nutrient important for brain development and the normal functioning of cells

HCY 1 should only be used under the direct and continuing supervision of a doctor. Ask your doctor if HCY 1 may be right for your baby.

HCY 2

HCY 2 is a medical food powder that is free of the essential amino acid methionine for children and adults with homocystinuria.

HCY 2 provides all other essential amino acids as well as nonessential amino acids, carbohydrates, fat, essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals.

  • Methionine-free
  • Cystine level is similar to the sum of cystine and methionine found in cow's milk
  • 22 g protein equivalents/100 g powder
  • Suitable for someone with lactose intolerance
  • Vanilla scent
  • Can be easily modified with preferred flavor enhancers
  • Mixes easily and stays in suspension well
  • Vitamin and mineral levels appropriate for children and adults

HCY 2 should only be used under the direct and continuing supervision of a doctor.Ask your doctor about if HCY 2 is right for you or your child.

Call 1-800-BABY123 for more information or to order these metabolic formulas.

While we can't guarantee insurance reimbursement, our dedicated staff will help parents navigate the reimbursement process.

 ¶Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children is a U.S. Department of Agriculture Program. No endorsement of any brand or product by the USDA is implied or intended.

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