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.
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)
It may be consumed via tube feeding
Scoop Size (cc)
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.
Cholextra t/f is best soluble in formula and can be consumed either orally or enterally (tube feeding method). The daily intake of Cholextra® t/f powder is to be determined by your healthcare provider.
Measure (using the scoop provided, or a gram scale) the recommended amount of powder.
For oral consumption, consume powder by either sprinkling on food or into liquids, or taking directly by mouth followed with water.
For tube feeding, add powder in small increments to the formula and stir well. Formula mixture should be used within 4 hours.
Unopened bottles should be kept in a cool, dry place. Reseal opened bottles and use within three months.
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. It is only for individuals with cholesterol synthesis disorders.
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