Description

An enteral form of powdered cholesterol for individuals with abnormal cholesterol synthesis (such as Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome (SLOS)) who are unable to obtain adequate cholesterol intake through regular diet alone.

Product Information

  • Powder
  • 200 g container provides 120 g cholesterol
  • 1 level scoop = 333 mg cholesterol

Indications

  • Smith-Lemli- Opitz syndrome (SLOS)
  • Diagnosed Sterol Disorders

Advantages

  • Microencapsulated powder
    • Protects shelf life
    • Tasteless and odorless powder
  • Easy to dose
  • Convenient to carry and use when away from home

Read more about SLOS
http://www.smithlemliopitz.org/
http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/smith-lemli-opitz-syndrome

Read more about other Sterol Disorders
http://www.gcbcenter.kennedykrieger.org/pdfs/slospub3.pdf
http://hmg.oxfordjournals.org/content/12/suppl_1/R75.full

Read more about Cholesterol and Autism
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18386207
http://www.kennedykrieger.org/node/1676
http://medicalcenter.osu.edu/mediaroom/releases/Pages/Ohio-State-Studying-How-Cholesterol-Levels-Affect-Autism.aspx

Nutrition Information

Nutrients per 100 g powder
Energy kcal 360
Cholesterol g 60
Fat g 40
Carbohydrate g 0
Protein g 0
Vitamins    
Vitamin C mg 200
Vitamin E mg 80

Conversion: 1 level scoop = 333 mg cholesterol

Ingredients

Cholesterol, Soy Oil, Vitamin C, Vitamin E

Directions for Use

The daily intake of Cholextra powder is to be determined by your physician or dietitian.Oral Feeding

Oral Feeding

  1. Measure (using the scoop provided or a gram scale) the recommended amount
    of Cholextra powder.
  2. Consume powder by either sprinkling on food, mixing into moist foods or very
    thick liquids, or taking directly by mouth followed with water.

Storage

Unopened bottles should be kept in a cool, dry place. Reseal opened bottles, store in a refrigerator and use within 3 months.

Warnings

Only for individuals with cholesterol synthesis disorders. Cholextra does not suspend well in liquids and will cause feeding tubes to block. Consult with a dietitian before attempting to tube feed Cholextra. Use under medical supervision.

Additional information

Weight 0.5 lbs
Dimensions 4 x 4 x 4 in

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