is a medical food powder that is free of the essential amino acids isoleucine, methionine, threonine, and valine. It is specially designed for children & adults with propionic or methylmalonic acidemia (organic acidemia).
OA 2 provides all other essential amino acids, as well as nonessential amino acids, carbohydrates, fat, essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals.
Isoleucine-, methionine-, threonine-, and valine-free
21 g of protein equivalents per 100 g of powder
Mixture of L-amino acids optimized for blandness
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 acids isoleucine, methionine, threonine, and valine.
Preparation and Use
Mead Johnson Nutrition OA 2 is to be used only in the dietary management of children and adults with documented propionic and methylmalonic acidemias while under direct and continuing medical supervision.
WARNING: This product is nutritionally incomplete. Continuing medical supervision and frequent blood tests are required. OA 2 must be supplemented using other food sources of protein and fluid to provide enough isoleucine, methionine, threonine, and valine to support dietary requirements of children and adults.
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 sever harm. Powdered medical foods are not sterile and should NOT be fed to those persons who might have immune problems unless directed and supervised by a medical professional.
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 OA 2. Mix well until blended. Failure to follow these instructions could result in severe harm. Once prepared, product can spoil quickly. Either feed immediately or cover and store in refrigerator at 35-40°F (2-4°C) for no longer than 24 hours. Mix well before each use. Do not use prepared product if it is unrefrigerated for more than a total of 2 hours.
*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