Description

The next step in the dietary management of Phenylketonuria (PKU).

Phenylalanine free, Large Neutral Amino Acid (LNAA) tablets that allow an individual under medical supervision with proven PKU, to follow a more relaxed diet plan.

Clinically Proven:

  • To inhibit phenylalanine transport across blood-brain barrier1
  • Supplemented with the essential amino acid  L-Lysine2
  • Supplemented with Vitamin B12 and B63

Indications:

  • For individuals (with PKU only) 8 years of age and older
  • PreKUnil can also be used by untreated or late-diagnosed PKU patients
  • Not to be used while planning a pregnancy or during pregnancy

Benefits:

  • Now formulated with the essential Amino Acid,  L-Lysine
  • Contains Vitamins B12 and B6
  • PreKUnil tablets relaxes the diet making it easier to manage.
  • Allows greater intake of natural food.
  • Reduces the expenses of modified low protein foods.
  • PreKUnil tablets are tasteless and odorless unlike the sensory characteristics of established formulas for PKU.
  • A PKU diet plan with PreKUnil allows for unlimited fruit and vegetables, more grains and cereals and meat, poultry or fish in small quantities. (PreKUnil does not allow for unlimited use of high protein foods).

View Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) Values

Nutrition Information

Nutrients per 100 g powder
Energy kcal 2.2
Carbohydrate g 0.1
Fat g 0.01
   Trans g 0
Protein equivalent g 0.4
Vitamins    
Vitamin B6 mg 0.05
Vitamin B12 μg 0.09

1 tablet = 750 mg

Ingredients

L-Tyrosine, dicalcium phosphate, corn starch, L- Tryptophan, L-Methionine, L-Leucine, L-Lysine, potato starch, talcum, L-Isoleucine, L-Valine, L-Threonine, L-Arginine, L-Histidine, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, titanium dioxide, povidone, colloidal silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, shellac, glycerol, vitamin B6, vitamin B12.

Directions for Use

Use as prescribed by your metabolic specialist. Total number of tablets must be taken 3 or more times per day with meals. Always take tablets with food and at least a glass of water.

Suggested Intake: 0.5 tablet per kg of body weight per day (0.5 tablet/kg/d). 
Daily intake to be determined by your healthcare professional specialized in metabolic disorders. The dosage is dependant on the age, body weight, medical condition and individual Phe tolerance. PreKUnil is not suitable as a sole source of nutrition.

Example:
Patient with a body weight of 60 kg 
60 kg x 0.5 tablet = 30 tablets/day
Take 10 tablets 3 times a day or 7-8 tablets 4 times per day.

The tablets can be divided so that they can be taken at the beginning, middle or end of a meal. 

Warnings

PreKUnil must be supplemented with a moderately restricted PKU diet containing other sources of protein, fat, carbohydrate, vitamins and minerals. 
An individualized diet plan must be followed at all times.

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