Nepro Cans, Vanilla

Nepro Cans, Vanilla

Nepro® with Carb Steady®

HCPCS Code:  B4154

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Therapeutic Nutrition for People on Dialysis

  • NEPRO WITH CARBSTEADY® is therapeutic nutrition specifically designed to help meet the nutritional needs of patients on dialysis (Stage 5 chronic kidney disease).
  • For tube or oral feeding.
  • For supplemental or sole-source nutrition.
  • Use under medical supervision.

Features

  • In a study of NEPRO as supplemental nutrition1, patients on dialysis had increased serum albumin, increased serum prealbumin and improved nutritional status (as signified by subjective global assessment).
  • Has CARBSTEADY carbohydrate blend designed to help manage blood glucose response.
  • Excellent source of high-quality protein (19.1 g /8 fl oz) to help meet nutritional needs and replace protein lost during dialysis.
  • Vitamin and mineral profile designed for people on dialysis.
  • High in calories—1.8 Cal/mL.
  • Low in phosphorus, potassium, and sodium.
  • A good source of fiber, including prebiotics.
  • Halal (certain flavors).
  • Kosher.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance.
Feeding sets are for single-patient use only. Use clean technique to avoid set and/or product contamination.

Precautions

  • Not for people with galactosemia.
  • Not for IV use.
1 Caglar K, et al. Kidney Int 2002;62(3):1054-1059.
 

Instructions for Use: 8-fl-oz bottle or can

  • Store unopened at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
  • Shake well.
  • Clean top of can thoroughly before opening.
  • Once opened, cover, refrigerate and use within 48 hours.

Oral Feeding:
  • May by used for total or supplemental nutrition.
  • May be fed at room temperature or chilled.

Tube Feeding:
  • Follow your healthcare professional's recommendations for tube feeding.
  • Pump feed at room temperature with an 8 Fr or larger tube; gravity feeding not recommended.
  • When used as a sole source of nutrition, additional water may be required and can be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.
  • Avoid contamination during preparation and use.


Nutrition

Serving Size: 8 fl oz(237 mL)

Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI*
Characteristics
    Nutrient Density, Cal/mL:1.8    
    Calories per fl oz:53.1    
    Protein, % Cal:18    
    Carbohydrate, % Cal:34    
    Fat, % Cal:48    
    Cal to Meet 100% RDIs:1700    
    mL to Meet 100% RDIs:944    
    Total Cal:g Nitrogen:139:1    
    Nonprotein Cal:g Nitrogen:121:1    
    Osmolality, mOsm/kg H2O:745    
    Viscosity:Nectar-Like (Room Temperature and Chilled)    
    Minimum Tube Size for Gravity/Pump Feeding (Fr):Not Recommended/8    
Nutrient Data
Protein, g:19.1    
Fat, g:22.7    
    Saturated Fat, g:2.0    
    Trans Fat, g:0.0    
    Polyunsaturated Fat, g:4.1    
    Monounsaturated Fat, g:16    
    Cholesterol, mg:6.5    
Carbohydrate, g:37.9    
    Dietary Fiber, g:3.0    
    Sugars, g:8.4    
    Glycerine, g:2.6    
L-Carnitine, mg:63    
Taurine, mg:38    
Water, g:172    
Calories:425    
Vitamins
Vitamin A, IU:750   15 
Vitamin D, IU:20  
Vitamin E, IU:23   77 
Vitamin K, mcg:20   25 
Vitamin C, mg:25   42 
Folic Acid, mcg:250   63 
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg:0.56   37 
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg:0.64   38 
Vitamin B6, mg:2.0   100 
Vitamin B12, mcg:2.3   38 
Niacin, mg:7.5   38 
Choline, mg:150   Not established 
Biotin, mcg:120   38 
Pantothenic Acid, mg:3.8   38 
Minerals
Sodium, mg:250   Not established 
Potassium, mg:250   Not established 
Chloride, mg:200  
Calcium, mg:250   25 
Phosphorus, mg:170   17 
Magnesium, mg:50   13 
Iodine, mcg:38   25 
Manganese, mg:0.50   25 
Copper, mg:0.50   25 
Zinc, mg:6.4   43 
Iron, mg:4.5   25 
Selenium, mcg:18   26 
Chromium, mcg:30   25 
Molybdenum, mcg:19   25 
* RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age.

Ingredients

Water, Corn Syrup Solids, Caseinates (Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium), High Oleic Safflower Oil, Canola Oil, Milk Protein Isolate, Sugar, Corn Maltodextrin, Glycerine, Short-Chain Fructooligosaccharides. Less than 1.0% of: Soy Lecithin, Natural & Artificial Flavor, Calcium Citrate, Sodium Citrate, Potassium Citrate, Choline Chloride, Salt, Ascorbic Acid, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Magnesium Phosphate, Folic Acid, Chromium Chloride, Biotin, Sodium Molybdate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Phylloquinone, Cyanocobalamin, and Vitamin D3.
Contains milk and soy ingredients.