Supplier: Medtrition, Inc
Without the following Allergens: Milk Gluten Egg Wheat Lactose Soy Nuts Sesame seeds Lupin seeds
HyFiber with FOS is specifically formulated to provide the nutrients for the dietary management of constipation, hard stools and irregularity. Each bottle/packet of HyFiber provides 12 grams soluble fiber per 30 mL in a clear liquid solution.
HyFiber can eliminate the use of laxatives, stool softeners, enemas and other supplies related to constipation and irregularity. HyFiber reduces polypharmacy.
HyFiber is a unique soluble fiber containing the prebiotic FOS. HyFiber is a colorless natural bulking agent with a hint of citrus flavor. It is instantly dispersible and can be added to all type of liquids and soft foods or it can be dispensed directly from a medicine cup.
HyFiber contains 1.7 grams of Fructo-Oligosaccarides (FOS) per 30 mL dose. FOS is found in many types of vegetables and consists of short chains fructose molecules that are only partially digested. The undigested portion serves as food for “friendly’” bacteria such as bifidobacteria and lactobacillus.
HyFiber is a Medical Food. Use under supervision of a qualified health care professional.
A colorless, citrus flavored natural bulking agent with 12 grams of soluble fiber per 30 mL that helps restore regularity and softer stool.
- Does not affect absorption of medications
- Ideal for fluid restricted diets
- Helps eliminate the need for harsh bowel medications and stool softeners
- Helps reduce polypharmacy
- 12 grams of soluble fiber and 1.7 grams of FOS per 30 mL dose.
- Can be administered orally or by feeding tube.
Typically used for but not limited to constipations and hard stools associated with:
- Chronic constipations
- Advanced Age
- Dysphagia diets
- Poor fluid intake
- Loss of appetite
- Dependence on nutritional supplements
- Poor dietary intake
- Cognitive or functional impairment
- Ongoing privacy issues
- Chronic laxative and stool softener use
- Impaired mobility
- Lack of exercise
- Management of chronic bowel disease such as diverticular disease, irritable bowel and Celiac
100 ml 30 ml Energy value (kcal) 67 20 Protein (g) 0 0 Carbonydrates (g) 47 14 – of which sugars (g) 0 0 – of which fiber (g) 40 12 Total fats (g) 0 0 Sodium (mg) 0 0 Potassium (mg) 67 20 Osmolality (mOsm/Kg) 330 330
Week One: Discontinue all powder psyllium fiber and all fiber juice products. Administer 30 mL of HyFiber® with FOS as a med pass or add to 4 fl. oz. of a beverage once per day.
Week Two: Discontinue all laxatives and stool softeners. Increase HyFiber with FOS to 30 mL BID.
Week Three: Maintain 30 mL BID or decrease to 30 mL once a day as needed or directed by a healthcare specialist.
Mix with 30 mL of water. Infuse via syringe down feeding tube. Flush tube with 15-30 mL of water before and after administration. Can be mixed with enteral formula.
HyFiber can be stored at room temperature. Does not require special storage conditions.
Discard 3 months after opening.