ARGINAID® Arginine Powder 9.2g Sachet

Size:Carton contains 56 x 9.2g sachets.

Available in 2 flavours

  • Orange
  • Lemon

Product details

Nestlé Health Science
ARGINAID® is a fat free arginine powder designed for people with chronic wounds. Suitable for oral or tube feed use and provides 0.11 kcal/mL.

ARGINAID® powder is a medical food arginine module specially formulated for the dietary management of altered physiologic or metabolic conditions that respond to increased arginine intake.
Nitrogen information:
- One serving of ARGINAID® powder provides 4.5g of the amino acid L-arginine (1.4 grams nitrogen)
- A single amino acid does not meet the dietary requirement for protein.

Mixes quickly and easily with water.

Clinical Indications
FEATURES
Energy Density(1) 0.11 kcal/ml 0.44 kJ/ml
Energy Distribution
Protein 68% L-Arginine (4.5g Per Serve)
Carbohydrate 32% Citric Acid and Malic Acid
Fat 0%
Nonprotein Calorie: Nitrogen Ratio ......................................... 5:1
Calorie: Nitrogen Ratio ......................................... 18:1
Osmolality ......................................... 170m0sm/kg Water
(1) Based on 1 sachet plus 237mL water.
CLINICAL INDICATIONS
  • Burn injury
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Skin breakdown
  • Ulcers on legs and feet
  • Chronic and slow to heal wounds (i.e. take more than 4-6 weeks to heal)
  • Ingredients

    Orange Flavour:  L-arginine Powder, Citric and Malic Acids, Sodium Ascorbate, Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E source), and less than 2% of Aspartame (sweetener)*, Acesulfame Potassium (sweetener), Natural and Artificial Flavour, Colour (Beet Juice, Turmeric and Annatto Extracts).  *Phenylketonurics: Contains Phenylalanine

    Usage

    Store unopened power packets at room temperature. After mixing, cover and refrigerate any unused portions. Use within 24 hours. Stir briskly before use.

    ORAL FEEDING

    Mix content of single-serving packet with 6-8fl oz of water, stir briskly and consume.

    TUBE FEEDING
    Mix one packet of ARGINAID® with 120-180mL warm water. Mix and administer by syringe down the feeding tube.

    DOSAGE
    Take 2 servings of ARGINAID® per day. Take for a minimum of 2 weeks or until the wound has healed.
    Servings may vary according to individual assessment by a qualified health care provider.

    Nutritional information
    ARGINAID® Arginine Powder Orange
    Servings Per Pack:  14
    Serving Size:  9.2g (Powder)
    Average Quantity
    per Serving
    Average Quantity
    per 100g
     
    Energy 105 kJ  
        25 kcal  
    Protein    
        - L-Arginine 4.5 g  
    Total Nitrogen 1.4 g  
    Carbohydrate 2.0 g  
    Fat 0.0 g  
       - Saturated 0.0 g  
    Sodium 30.0 mg  
    Potassium 5.0 mg   
    Vitamin C 156.0 mg  
    Vitamin E 60.0 mg  

     Contains 4.5g per packet of the amino acid L-arginine - a key building block of protein