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HCU EASY Tablets

HCU EASY Tablets are for use in the dietary management of proven Homocystinuria (HCU) for patients aged 3 years and above, under strict medical supervision1

HCU EASY Tablets are a slow release formulation with a concentrated content of amino acids, for the dietary management of HCU. HCU EASY Tablets are a methionine free medical food, protein substitute tablet containing essential and non-essential amino acids1.

DOSAGE1

To be determined by the clinician or dietician, dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition of the patient. 11 tablets contain the equivalent of 10 grams of protein.

ADMINISTRATION GUIDELINES1

HCU EASY Tablets are to be swallowed whole with liquid.

STORAGE

Store in a cool, dry place.

PACK SIZE

6 x 77 tablets.

SHELF LIFE1

Shelf life is 18 months. Once opened, the product should be consumed within one month.

IMPORTANT NOTICE 1

Must only be given to patients with proven Homocystinuria (HCU) under strict medical supervision. Suitable from 3 years of age. Not for use as a sole source of nutrition. Diet must be supplemented with natural protein, water and other nutrients in prescribed quantities to supply methionine, fluid and general nutritional requirements. For enteral use only.

HCU EASY TABLETS NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION 1

Nutritional Information Unit 100g
Energy KJ 1703
Kcal 402
Protein Equivalent g 73
Amino Acids g 88
Carbohydrate g 6.5
of which sugars g 0.6
Fat g 3.9
of which saturated g 3.9
Fibre g 3.4

 

Amino Acids 100 g
L-Alanine 3.18 g
L-Arginine 5.18 g
L-Aspartic Acid 12.62 g
L-Carnitine 0.09 g
L-Cystine 2.37 g
L-Glutamine 7.12 g
Glycine 5.07 g
L-Histidine 3.45 g
L-Isoleucine 5.29 g
L-Leucine 8.63 g
L-Lysine 5.97 g
Methionine 0.00 g
L-Phenylalanine 4.31 g
L-Proline 4.96 g
L-Serine 3.88 g
Taurine 0.15 g
L-Threonine 3.77 g
L-Tryptophan 1.83 g
L-Tyrosine 4.24 g
L-Valine 5.71 g

References

  1. HCU EASY Tablets Data Sheet