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PKU GO 5p

A Food for Special Medical Purposes

PKU GO is a phenylalanine free protein substitute, containing essential and non-essential amino acids, carbohydrate, vitamins, minerals and trace elements.

PKU GO is suitable to be used in the dietary management of proven Phenylketonuria (PKU) in children from 9 months to 10 years of age under strict medical supervision.

DOSAGE:

Dosage to be determined by the clinician or dietician and is dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition of the patient. PKU GO can be taken either as a paste or liquid drink.

ADMINISTRATION:

For paste:

Step 1: Empty the contents of the sachet into a suitable container. Step 2: Add 10 ml of cold liquid. Mix well for 10 seconds. Step 3: Leave to stand for 2 minutes, allowing a paste to form. Consume with a spoon.

For liquid drink:

Step 1: Empty the contents of the sachet into a suitable bottle or container. Step 2: Add 50ml of cold liquid. Secure the lid and shake well for 10 seconds. Step 3: Drink immediately.

PKU GO is recommended to be used or refrigerated immediately after mixing. Refrigerated product must be used within 24 hours.

STORAGE:

Store in a cool, dry place.

CARTON SIZE:

30 x 10 g sachets.

SHELF LIFE:

24 months.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Must only be given to patients with proven PKU under strict medical supervision. Suitable from 9 months to 10 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 phenylalanine, fluid and general nutritional requirements. For enteral use only.

PKU GO POTENTIAL ALLERGENS:

Soy lecithin.

PKU GO NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:

Nutritional information Per 100 g Per 10 g (1 sachet)
Energy 1360 kJ 325 kcal 136 kJ 32.5 Kcal
Protein equivalent 50 g 5 g
Fat < 0.5 g < 0.5 g
of which saturates < 0.1 g < 0.01 g
Carbohydrates 25 g 2.5 g
of which sugars 24.5 g 2.45 g
Fiber < 0.5 g < 0.5 g
Vitamins: For 100 g For 10 g (1 sachet)
Vitamin A (Retinol equivalent) 480 µg 48 µg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 0.9 mg 0.09 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 1 mg 0.1 mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) 1.2 mg 0.12 mg
Vitamin B12 2 µg 0.2 µg
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) 50 mg 5 mg
Vitamin D3 15 µg 1.5 µg
Vitamin E (Alpha tocopherol equivalent) 9 mg 0.9 mg
Vitamin K (Phytomenadione) 25 µg 2.5 µg
Biotin 28 µg 2.8 µg
Niacin 15 mg 1.5 mg
Folic Acid 110 µg 11 µg
Pantothenic acid 3.8 mg 0.38 mg
Others:  
Choline 275 mg 27.5 mg
Minerals:
Calcium 1050 mg 26.2 mmol 105 mg 2.6 mmol
Phosphorus 775 mg 25.0 mmol 77.5mg 2.5 mmol
Magnesium 170 mg 7.0 mmol  17mg 0.7 mmol
Iron 15 mg 1.5 mg
Zinc 13 mg 1.3 mg
Copper 0.6 mg 0.06 mg
Iodine 120 µg 12 µg
Manganese 1.5 mg 0.15 mg
Chromium 39 µg 3.9 µg
Selenium 60 µg 6 µg
Molybdenum 49 µg 4.92 µg
Sodium 316 mg 13.7 mmol 31.5 mg 1.37 mmol
Potassium 800mg 20.5 mmol 80 mg 2.0 mmol
Chloride 487.5 mg 13.8 mmol 48.8 mg 1.4 mmol
Amino acids: Per 100 grams Per 10 grams 1 sachet
L-Alanine 2.2 g 0.22 g
L-Arginine 3.5 g 0.35g
L-Aspartic acid 5.55 g 0.56 g
L-Cystine 1.45 g 0.14 g
L-Glutamine 4.3 g 0.43 g
Glycine 5.5 g 0.55g
L-Histidine 2.2 g 0.22 g
L-Isoleucine 3.8 g 0.38 g
L-Leucine 5.95 g 0.595g
L-Lysine 3.95 g 0.39 g
L-Methionine 1 g 0.1 g
Phenylalanine 0.00g 0.00g
L-Proline 4 g 0.4 g
L-Serine 2.45 g 0.25 g
L-Threonine 3.8 g 0.38 g
L-Tryptophan 1.2 g 0.12 g
L-Tyrosine 5.6 g 0.56g
L-Carnitine 90 mg 9 mg
L-Valine 4.5 g 0.45 g
Taurine 60 mg 6 mg

Osmolality: 10 g + 10 mL = 3510 mOsl/kg: 

                      10 g + 50 mL = 1170 mOsl/kg