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PKU GO 10p

A Food for Special Medical Purposes.

DESCRIPTION:

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

INDICATIONS: 

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 20 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 100 ml 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 20 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.

ALLERGEN DECALARATION:

PKU GO contains soy lecithin.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:

Nutritional information For 100 g For 20 g (1 sachet)
Energy Value 1360 kJ 325 kcal 272 kJ 65 Kcal
Fat < 0.5 g < 0.5 g
of which saturated fat < 0.1 g < 0.1 g
Carbohydrates 25 g 5.0 g
of which sugars 24.5 g 4.9 g
Protein equivalent 50 g 10 g
Fibre < 0.5 g < 0.5 g
Vitamins: For 100 g For 20 g(1 sachet)
Vitamin A (Retinol equivalent) 480 µg 96 µg
Vitamin E (Alpha tocopherol equivalent) 9 mg 1.8 mg
Vitamin D3 15 µg 3.0 µg
Vitamin K (Phytomenadione) 25 µg 5 µg
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) 50 mg 10 mg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 0.9 mg 0.18 mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) 1.2 mg 0.24 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 1 mg 0.2 mg
Niacin 15 mg 3 mg
Folic Acid 110 µg 22 µg
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 2 µg 0.4 µg
Pantothenic acid 3.8 mg 0.76 mg
Biotin 28 µg 5.6 µg
Others:  
Choline 275 mg 55 mg
Minerals:
Sodium 316 mg 13.7 mmol 63 mg 2.7 mmol
Chloride 487.5 mg 14.1 mmol 97.5 mg 2.8 mmol
Potassium 800mg 20.5 mmol 160 mg 4.1 mmol
Calcium 1050 mg 26.2 mmol 210 mg 5.2 mmol
Phosphorus 775 mg 25.0 mmol 155mg 5.0 mmol
Magnesium 170 mg 7.0 mmol 34 mg 1.4 mmol
Iron 15 mg 3 mg
Zinc 13 mg 2.6 mg
Copper 0.6 mg 0.12 mg
Iodine 120 µg 24 µg
Selenium 60 µg 12 µg
Manganese 1.5 mg 0.3 mg
Chromium 39 µg 7.8 µg
Molybdenum 49 µg 9.8 µg
Amino acids:  
L-Alanine 2.2 g 0.44 g
L-Arginine 3.5 g 0.7 g
L-Aspartic acid 5.55 g 1.11 g
L-Cystine 1.45 g 0.29 g
Glycine 5.5 g 1.1 g
L-Glutamine 4.3 g 0.86 g
L-Histidine 2.2 g 0.44 g
L-Isoleucine 3.8 g 0.76 g
L-Leucine 5.95 g 1.19 g
L-Lysine 3.95 g 0.79 g
L-Methionine 1 g 0.2 g
L-Proline 4 g 0.8 g
L-Serine 2.45 g 0.49 g
L-Threonine 3.8 g 0.76 g
L-Tryptophan 1.2 g 0.24 g
L-Tyrosine 5.6 g 1.12 g
L-Valine 4.5 g 0.9 g
Taurine 60 mg 12 mg
L-Carnitine 90 mg 18 mg
Phenylalanine Absent Absent

Osmolality: 1170 mOsl/kg (20 g + 100 mL of water) Osmolality: 3510 mOsl/kg (20 g + 20 mL of water)

References

  1. PKU GO Data Sheet
  2. Data on file