Duocal Powder - 400g

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Features

Nutricia Duocal Powder - 400g

  • Adaptable energy enhancer
  • Can be used orally or in tube feedings
  • Completely soluble in water without altering taste
  • For protein and/or electrolyte restricted diets
  • Shelf Life = 3 yrs

Product Overview

Nutricia Duocal Powder - 400g

Duocal - Unflavored Powder - 14 oz (400 grams)can


Duocal Powder is a high-calorie, protein-free, lactose-free, gluten-free powdered food that can be used orally or in tube feedings. Duocal Powder provides fat and carbohydrate for increased caloric intake for children over 1 year old. Duocal was developed specifically for protein and/or electrolyte restricted diets. Super Soluble Duocal Powder is completely soluble in water, liquids and moist foods without altering taste. Unflavored. 1968 calories in each can.

Indications for Duocal Powder:
  • Disorders of protein and amino acid metabolism
  • Protein restricted diets
  • Electrolyte restricted diets
  • High Energy Diets
  • Failure to thrive
  • Other conditions where extra calories are required


Duocal Nutrition Information

Duocal Nutrients Per 100 g of Powder
Energy, kcal 492
Protein, g None
Carbohydrate, g 72.7
Sugars, g 6.5
Fat, g 22.3
Saturated, g 14.5
Monounsaturated, g 2.7
Polyunsaturated, g 5.1
Fiber, g None
Minerals
Sodium, mg ≤ 20
Potassium, mg ≤ 5
Chloride, mg ≤ 20
Calcium, mg ≤ 5
Phosphorus, mg ≤ 5


Duocal Ingredients:

Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Blend of Refined Vegetable Oils (Corn, Coconut), Medium Chain Trigylcerides (Fractionated Coconut Oil), Mono and Diglycerides, Diacetyl Tartaric Acid Esters of Monoglycerides.



Duocal directions for Preparation and Use

Intake to be determined by a medical professional and is dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition of the patient.

Duocal can be used for oral or tube feeding:

  • Measure the prescribed amount of Super Soluble Duocal Powder.
  • Add powder to the required volume of liquid and/or soft food and stir continuously until the powder has dissolved.
  • Unused foods mixed with Super Soluble Duocal Powder should be refrigerated and used within 24 hours.

Duocal Household Measurements


Level Measure Gram Weight Calories
1 Tablespoon 8.5 g 42
¼ Cup 30 g 148
½ Cup 56 g 276
1 Cup 117 g 576


Please Note: Household measurements are approximations only. For most accurate results, use a gram scale.

Precaution: Use only under strict medical supervision. Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Not for parenteral use. Not suitable for children under one year of age.



Duocal Storage

Store unopened can of Duocal at room temperature. Once opened, reseal can and store in a cool, dry place ( not in a refrigerator ) and use within one month.



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Duocal Powder - 400g Reviews Summary

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Top Pros

Simple To Take (12)
Produces Results (5)
Acts Quickly (4)
No Side Effects (4)
Goes Down Easy (3)
Top Cons

Poor Value (2)
Poor Taste (1)
Changed taste of milk (1)
Not Effective (1)
Hard to disolve (1)
Top Best Uses

Daily Use (10)
Maintaining Weight (4)
Everyday Use (2)
Toddler weight gain (1)
Toddler (1)
1-5 of 19 reviews
1 2 3
this is the best product ever! Verified Purchaser

Pros:
Good Value. No Side Effects. Boosts Energy.
Best Uses:
Everyday Use.

i use this product to help my son gain weight it is added to his meals and it works!

by dot from nj
BOTTOM LINE Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
2 out of 3 found this review helpful
Great Product

Pros:
Simple To Take. Produces Results. No Side Effects. Helps gain weight.
Best Uses:
Daily Use. Weight gain/extra calorie. REc by nutritionist.
Describe Yourself:
parent of child.

Have been using this for 4 yrs for a special needs child who had a severe weight loss and feeding refusal. Our gastro and nutritionist recommended we use this for extra calories and weight gain.It works. I see in reviews that people are trying to add it to liquids, but I was told it was easier to add to solids like yogurt ,oatmeal, pudding as you don't even know its there. Use daily and it adds calories.

by PAW from MA
BOTTOM LINE Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
1 out of 1 found this review helpful
Exactly what we were looking for! Verified Purchaser

Pros:
Produces Results. Simple To Take. Acts Quickly.
Best Uses:
Daily Use.
Describe Yourself:
Regular User.

My daughter has poor weight gain and this was the easiest approach to getting more calories into her diet without requiring her to eat more. We just add it to her milk and she doesn't even know it's there! Her doctor was satisfied with her improved weight gain so that makes us happy too! The best thing about buying it here is that it's a great price. Since it's not covered by my insurance this was a no brainer.

by Javier from Concord, CA
BOTTOM LINE Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
2 out of 3 found this review helpful
Excellent product Verified Purchaser

Pros:
Simple To Take. Produces Results. Acts Quickly.
Best Uses:
Daily Use.
Describe Yourself:
First Time User.

This product was prescribed for my CP grandchild to help put some weight on him. He is tube fed and on several medications that prevent him from gaining weight. After starting the Duocal, he immediately started gaining weight. He has been on this for about a month and has gained 7 lbs. [...]

by Austin or Bubba from McComb, MS
BOTTOM LINE Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
5 out of 5 found this review helpful
Mixes very well! No bad taste!

Pros:
Goes Down Easy. Simple To Take.
Best Uses:
Daily Use.
Describe Yourself:
Medical Professional. First Time User. parent of child.

Our son has a disorder where it is hard to maintain calories. This product is very helpful!

by Liam from Ohio
BOTTOM LINE Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
1 out of 1 found this review helpful
1-5 of 19 reviews
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just wondering if this would be ok for a diabetic adult on PEG tube feeding as the carbs are so high? Need the calories
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it tammy would have can for self use help me
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how much B12 is in this product
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My daughter is 15 months old. The nurse practitioner said she wants her to try this product because she wants to see if she'll gain weight in 3 months. My daughter is well below the growth charts for weight/age, and the nurse practitioner thinks she may have cystic fibrosis. Before we go to an endocrinologist for testing, she wants us to try this product. How much should I give her? She's currently only 18 pounds.
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MY SON IS 9 YEAR OLD. SHALL I USE DUO-CAL? WHAT DOSAGE I SHOULD GIVE HIM?
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Part Number(s): 171 0058, 171 5022

Mfg Part Number(s): 118262