Physician's Elemental Diet™ Dextrose Free plain

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Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free is an elemental powder medical food formulated to provide dietary management for patients who have limited or impaired capacity to digest, absorb, or metabolize ordinary foods or certain nutrients. Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free is a strictly hypoallergenic formula with a well-tolerated flavor and is formulated to provide the same dietary management as Physicians’ Elemental Diet original, but without the dextrose as a carbohydrate source.

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Elemental Diet for Patients with Moderate to Severe Gastrointestinal Impairment

Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free is intended for use under medical supervision for the dietary management of patients with GI dysfunction.

The elemental diet is designed for the dietary management of:

  • Irritable bowel and Crohn’s disease,1-6
  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO),7-9
  • Moderate to severe impaired gastrointestinal function.3, 10-12

Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free contains a balanced blend of macronutrients fortified with essential vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes to assure comprehensive support as a sole source of nutritional intake for limited periods. It has been:

  • Specifically formulated to contain free amino acids, partially hydrolyzed carbohydrate and medium chain triglycerides to aid in their absorption from the GI lumen.
  • Designed to maintain nutritional sustenance as a sole source of nutrition for up to four weeks.
  • Produced as a strictly hypoallergenic formula, free from intact protein, polypeptides, corn, gluten, wheat, soy, and dairy.
  • Formulated with a well-tolerated flavor for improved patient adherence.


Dosing by Caloric Need

Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free should be used for 2-4 weeks. It was designed to maintain nutritional sustenance as a sole source of nutrition, and can be used as a half-elemental diet making dosing dependent upon the caloric needs of each patient. One scoop of Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free = 35 grams, and 150 calories. Each 1,260g bag contains 36 scoops (5,400 calories).

By Scoop

1 Scoop 35g 150 Calories


By Unit

1260g bag 36 Scoops 5400 Calories

1. Gorard, DA, Hunt, JB, Payne-James, JJ, et al. 1993. Gut. 34:1198-202.
2. O'Morain, C, Segal, AW, Levi, AJ. 1984. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed). 288:1859-62.
3. Ueno, F, Matsui, T, Matsumoto, T, et al. 2013. J Gastroenterol. 48:31–72.
4. Verma, S, Kirkwood, B, Brown, S, Giaffer, MH 2000. Dig Liver Dis. 32:769-74.
5. Yamamoto, T, et al. 2005. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 11:580-8.
6. Zoli, G, Carè, M, Parazza, M, et al. 1997. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 11:735-40.
7. Van Citters, GW, Lin, HC. 2005. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 7:317- 20.
8. Bures, J, et al. 2010. World J Gastroenterol. 16:2978-90.
9. Pimentel, M, et al. 2004. Dig Dis Sci. 49:73-7.
10. Eiden, KA. 2003. Pract. Gastroenterol. 2003, 33-43, 47-54.
11. Fisher, RL 1999. J. Nutr. 129:252S–5S.
12. Devlin, J, David, TJ, Stanton, RH. 1991. Arch Dis Child. 66:93-9.

Dosing by Caloric Need

Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free should be used for 2-4 weeks. It was designed to maintain nutritional sustenance as a sole source of nutrition, and can be used as a half-elemental diet making dosing dependent upon the caloric needs of each patient. One scoop of Physicians’ Elemental Diet Dextrose Free = 35 grams, and 150 calories. Each 1,260g bag contains 36 scoops (5,400 calories).

Thoroughly mix each heaping scoopful (35 g) in 4-8 oz. (118-327 mL) chilled or room temperature water. Additional water may be added to the mixture or consumed separately as desired. Consume the mixture slowly over a period of 15 to 60 minutes or more, dependent upon individual comfort. Once mixed, any product that is not consumed after 60 minutes should be refrigerated for a maximum of 24 hours, then shaken or stirred prior to consumption. After opening, store remaining powder in a dry place at room temperature.

Keep out of reach of children.

Also contains no dextrose, sorbitol, mannitol, xylitol.

The contents are based upon the weight of product, and may settle during shipping and handling. Due to variations in product handling, there may be slight variations between each scoop.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 Heaping Scoop (35 g)
Servings Per Container: About 36

Amount Per Serving
Calories 150
Calories from Fat 30
Total Fat 3.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Total Carbohydrate 23 g
Sugars <1 g
Sodium 90 mg
Potassium 150 mg
Protein
Vitamin A (Beta Carotene) 833 IU
Vitamin C 20 mg
Calcium 85 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Vitamin D3 66 IU
Vitamin E 10 IU
Vitamin K 10 mcg
Thiamin 0.5 mg
Riboflavin (Riboflavin-5-phosphate) 0.56 mg
Niacin 3.3 mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal-5-phosphate) 667 mcg
Folate (as Quatrefolic® brand (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolate glucosamine salt) 33 mcg
Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin) 0.5 mcg
Biotin 50 mcg
Pantothenic Acid 3.3 mg
Phosphorus 82.8 mg
Iodine 16.5 mcg
Magnesium 33.5 mg
Zinc 2 mg
Selenium 18 mcg
Copper 167 mcg
Manganese 332 mcg
Molybdenum 8.25 mcg
Chloride 164.6 mg
Choline 33.35 mg

‡ Contains 5 g free form amino acids per 36 g serving.

INGREDIENTS: Tapioca maltodextrin, medium chain triglycerides, l-glutamine, l-proline, natural flavor, l-aspartic acid, l-serine, l-arginine hydrochloride, l-alanine, potassium citrate, l-leucine, l-lysine hydrochloride, disodium phosphate, l-valine, l-glycine, l-isoleucine, l-threonine, tricalcium phosphate, l-tyrosine, dimagnesium malate, dicalcium malate, l-phenylalanine, choline bitartrate, l-methionine, l-histidine, l-cysteine hydrochloride, potassium malate, magnesium citrate, l-tryptophan, l-carnitine l-tartrate, sodium ascorbate, d-alpha tocopheryl acetate, iron gluconate, l-taurine, zinc sulfate, calcium d-pantothenate, beta carotene, niacinamide, sodium chloride, sodium selenite, manganese citrate, phytonadione, pyridoxyl-5’-phosphate, cholecalciferol, riboflavin-5’-phosphate, thiamine hydrochloride, copper sulfate, Quatrefolic® ((6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolate glucosamine salt), d-biotin, sodium molybdate, potassium iodide, and methylcobalamin.

DOES NOT CONTAIN: Artificial coloring, artificial flavoring, corn, dairy products, fructose, gluten, lactose, preservatives, soy, sucrose, wheat, or yeast.

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†These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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