HCY 2 is a medical food powder that is free of the essential amino acid methionine & is specially designed for children & adults with homocystinuria.
It provides all other essential amino acids, as well as nonessential amino acids, carbohydrates, fat, essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals.
Methionine-free, and has cystine
22 g of protein equivalents per 100 g of powder
Suitable for someone with lactose intolerance
Pleasant vanilla scent & can be easily enhanced with other flavors
- Use under direct & continuing supervision of a doctor.
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Nutrients and Ingredients
Nutrients per 100 g Powder
WARNING: This protein is incomplete since it does not contain the essential amino acid methionine.
Preparation and Use
Mead Johnson Nutrition HCY 2 is to be used only in the dietary management of children and adults with documented homocystinuria while under direct and continuing medical supervision.
WARNING: This product is nutritionally incomplete. Continuing medical supervision and frequent blood tests are required. HCY 2 must be supplemented using other food sources of protein and fluid to provide enough methionine to support dietary requirements of children and adults.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PREPARATION AND USE
Your medical professional will provide the correct amount of powder to mix with water for consumption. *
It is important to follow the directions below.
Measure the correct amount of water into a suitable container for mixing. Then add the required amount of HCY 2. Mix well until blended. Consume the prepared beverage immediately or cover and refrigerate. Use within 48 hours of preparation. Mix before drinking.
*If instructed to use the scoop in the can, each unpacked, level scoop delivers approximately 14.5 g of powder. Store the DRY scoop in this can.
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: 2/13/12