Cholextra® t/f

Microencapsulated powder containing 25% cholesterol
$90.00

A Medical Food for the dietary management of an Inborn Error of Metabolism for cholesterol synthesis disorders, such as Smith-Lemli-Optiz Syndrome (SLOS). It is intended for individuals requiring tube feeding.

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Description

Cholextra® t/f is a Medical Food containing pure cholesterol. It is a proprietary microencapsulated powder containing 25% cholesterol for individuals with sterol disorders who cannot obtain the recommended intake of cholesterol through a regular diet and require tube feeding.

Product Form: Powder

Indications: inborn Error of Metabolism for Cholesterol Synthesis disorders, including Smith-Lemli-Optiz Syndrome (SLOS)

Advantages

  • Non-flavored
  • Soluble powder
  • It may be consumed via tube feeding
  • Proprietary formulation

Scoop Size: 

Product

Scoop Size (cc)

Tsp

Tbsp

Cholextra® t/f

13

2.64

0.88

 

Reimbursement Code: 57771-0001-31

HCPCS Code: B4155

Cholextra® t/f  is allergen tested at No-Detectable Limit (NDL) for eggs, dairy, fish, crustacean, soy, gluten, corn, tree nuts, and peanut.

Net weight: 3.88 oz (110 g)

Ingredients

Dextrin, Oleic Acid (fatty acid), Potassium Bicarbonate (natural mineral), Gum Acacia, Vitamin E, Sucrose

Directions for Use

The daily intake of Cholextra® t/f powder is to be determined by your healthcare provider. It is best soluble in formula and can be consumed via tube feeding or orally. 

  1. Measure (using the scoop provided or a gram scale) the recommended amount of powder.
  2. For oral consumption, consume powder by either sprinkling on food or into liquids, or taken directly by mouth followed with water.
  3. For tube feeding, add powder in 1 g (one scoop) increments to the formula (room temperature or cold) and stir well. Stir or agitate tube feeding mixture if powder separates from formula during feeding. Formula mixture should be used within 4 hours.

Storage

Unopened bottles should be kept in a cool, dry place. Reseal opened bottles and use within three months.

Warning

This product is intended only for those under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It is not for the general population of consumers. Not for parenteral use. Not for use as a sole source of nutrition, only for individuals with cholesterol synthesis disorders.

Additional information

Weight 0.42 lbs
Dimensions 4 × 4 × 6 in

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