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Vital AF 1.2 Cal™

Vital AF 1.2 Cal™

Therapeutic Elemental Nutrition to Help Manage Inflammation and Symptoms of GI Intolerance

VITAL AF 1.2 CAL is Advanced Formula therapeutic elemental nutrition with ingredients to help manage inflammation and symptoms of GI intolerance.

For tube or oral feeding.

For supplemental or sole-source nutrition.

Use under medical supervision.

Features

  • Designed to promote tolerance:
    • Hydrolyzed peptide-based protein system.
    • MCT/fish oil structured lipid, a well-tolerated1,2 and absorbed1 next generation fat to promote absorption of fatty acids.
    • 1.2 g of NutraFlora® scFOS®*/8 fl oz (5.1 g/L). scFOS are prebiotic fibers that stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the colon.
  • EPA (2.7 g/L) and DHA (1.1 g/L) from fish oil (10.8 g/L) to help modulate inflammation and support immune function.3,4
  • 75 g/L protein to meet the increased protein needs of stressed patients (>1.2 g/kg) and support healing.5
  • 1013 IU/L vitamin D to help meet the increased vitamin D needs of critically ill patients.6,7
  • Elevated antioxidants vitamins C and E to help reduce free radical damage.
  • Meets or exceeds 100% of the RDI for protein and 24 essential vitamins and minerals in 1422 Cal (1185 mL).
  • Gluten-free.
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance.
  • Low-residue.

Feeding sets are for single-patient use only. Use clean technique to avoid set and/or product contamination.

Precautions

  • Not for IV use.
  • Not for people with galactosemia.

* NutraFlora® and scFOS® are not registered trademarks of Abbott Laboratories.

1 Kenler AS, et al. Ann Surg 1996;223:316-333.

2 McKenna MC, et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1985;4:45-51.

3 Calder PC. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. 2008;79:101-108.

4 Calder PC. Clin Nutr. 2010;29:5-12.

5 McClave SA, et al. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2009;33(3):277-316.

6 Lee P, et al. Intensive Care Med 2009;35 (12):2028-2032.

7 Lee P, et al N Engl J Med 2009;360(18):1912-1914.

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Preparation
  • Instructions for Use: Ready-To-Hang Container

    All liquid medical foods, regardless of type of administration system, require careful handling because they can support microbial growth. Follow these instructions for clean technique and proper setup to reduce the potential for microbial contamination. NOTE: Failure to follow the Instructions for Use increases the potential for microbial contamination and reduces hangtime.
    • Pump feeding is recommended; use an 8 Fr or larger tube. Gravity feeding not recommended.
    • Administer product at room temperature.
    • THOROUGHLY wash hands with soap and water before handling container or feeding set.
    • Turn container upside down and SHAKE VIGOROUSLY, using a twisting motion for at least 10 seconds.
    • DO NOT touch any part of the container or feeding set that comes into contact with the formula.
    • When initiating feeding, follow physician's instructions. Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
    • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.
    • Always follow directions for use provided with feeding set.

    For Use with Enteral Feeding Set:
    • Remove the dust cover from the Abbott RTH Safety Screw Cap.
    • Remove the dust cover from the safety connector on the feeding set.
    • Insert the safety connector into the port on the Abbott RTH Safety Screw Cap, completely pierce foil.
    • Turn the safety connector clockwise until it is securely fastened.
    • Close clamp on set before inverting container.
    • Invert container and suspend, using the hanging ring on the bottom of the container.
    • Unless a shorter hang time is specified by the set manufacturer, hang product for up to 48 hours after initial connection when clean technique and only one new set are used. Otherwise hang for no more than 24 hours.


      • Instructions for Use: 8-fl-oz-can
        • Store unopened at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
        • Shake well. Vital AF 1.2 Cal is ready to use.
        • Clean top of container thoroughly before opening.
        • Once opened, cover, refrigerate and use within 48 hours.

        Oral Feeding:
        • May by used for total or supplemental nutrition.
        • May be fed at room temperature or chilled.

        Tube Feeding:
        • Follow physician's instructions.
        • Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
        • Feed by pump at room temperature with an 8 Fr or larger tube; gravity feeding not recommended.
        • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.
        • Avoid contamination during preparation and use.

    • Vanilla


      • Vital AF 1.2 Cal Ready-to-Drink Vanilla / 8-fl-oz (237-mL) can / 24 ct
      • Vital AF 1.2 Cal Ready-To-Hang Vanilla / 1000-mL (1.1-QT) bottle / 8 ct
      Serving Size:8 fl oz(237 mL)

      Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI *
      Characteristics
      Nutrient Density, Cal/mL: 1.2    
      Nonprotein Cal:g Nitrogen: 75:1    
      Osmolality, mOsm/kg H2O: 425    
      Renal Solute Load, mOsm/kg water: 560    
      Viscosity: Nectar-like (room temperature & chilled)    
      Minimum Tube Size for Gravity/Pump Feeding (Fr): not recommended/8    
      Calories per fl oz: 35.6    
      Protein, % Cal: 25    
      Carbohydrate, % Cal: 36    
      Fat, % Cal: 39    
          MCT:LCT: 45:55    
      Cal to Meet 100% RDIs: 1422    
      mL to Meet 100% RDIs: 1185    
      Total Cal:g Nitrogen: 100:1    
      Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI *
      Nutrient Data
      Protein, g: 17.8    
      Fat, g: 12.8    
      Carbohydrate, g: 26.2    
          Dietary Fiber, g: 1.2    
      Taurine, mg: 30    
      L-Carnitine, mg: 30    
      Water, g: 192    
      Calories: 284    
      Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI *
      Vitamins
      Vitamin A, IU: 1300   25 
      Vitamin D, IU: 240   60 
      Vitamin E, IU: 60   200 
      Vitamin K, mcg: 16   20 
      Vitamin C, mg: 100   170 
      Folic Acid, mcg: 160   40 
      Vitamin B1, mg: 0.6   40 
      Vitamin B2, mg: 0.68   40 
      Vitamin B6, mg: 1.2   60 
      Vitamin B12, mcg: 2.4   40 
      Niacin, mg: 8.0   40 
      Choline, mg: 135   Not established 
      Biotin, mcg: 120   40 
      Pantothenic Acid, mg: 4.0   40 
      Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI *
      Minerals
      Sodium, mg: 300   Not established 
      Potassium, mg: 400   Not established 
      Chloride, mg: 300  
      Calcium, mg: 200   20 
      Phosphorus, mg: 200   20 
      Magnesium, mg: 80   20 
      Iodine, mcg: 30   20 
      Manganese, mg: 1.0   50 
      Copper, mg: 0.40   20 
      Zinc, mg: 6.0   40 
      Iron, mg: 3.6   20 
      Selenium, mcg: 16   25 
      Chromium, mcg: 24   20 
      Molybdenum, mcg: 36   50 
      *RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age.
      1.2 g of dietary fiber supplied by short-chain fructooligosaccharides.
      Serving Size:1.1 QT(1 L)

      Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI *
      Characteristics
      Nutrient Density, Cal/mL: 1.2    
      Nonprotein Cal:g Nitrogen: 75:1    
      Osmolality, mOsm/kg H2O: 425    
      Renal Solute Load, mOsm/kg water: 560    
      Viscosity: Nectar-like (room temperature & chilled)    
      Minimum Tube Size for Gravity/Pump Feeding (Fr): not recommended/8    
      Calories per fl oz: 35.6    
      Protein, % Cal: 25    
      Carbohydrate, % Cal: 36    
      Fat, % Cal: 39    
          MCT:LCT: 45:55    
      Cal to Meet 100% RDIs: 1422    
      mL to Meet 100% RDIs: 1185    
      Total Cal:g Nitrogen: 100:1    
      Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI *
      Nutrient Data
      Protein, g: 75    
      Fat, g: 53.9    
      Carbohydrate, g: 110.6    
          Dietary Fiber, g: 5.1    
      Taurine, mg: 125    
      L-Carnitine, mg: 125    
      Water, g: 811    
      Calories: 1200    
      Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI *
      Vitamins
      Vitamin A, IU: 5485   110 
      Vitamin D, IU: 1013   250 
      Vitamin E, IU: 253   840 
      Vitamin K, mcg: 68   80 
      Vitamin C, mg: 422   700 
      Folic Acid, mcg: 675   170 
      Vitamin B1, mg: 2.5   170 
      Vitamin B2, mg: 2.9   170 
      Vitamin B6, mg: 5.1   250 
      Vitamin B12, mcg: 10   170 
      Niacin, mg: 34   170 
      Choline, mg: 575   Not established 
      Biotin, mcg: 506   170 
      Pantothenic Acid, mg: 17   170 
      Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI *
      Minerals
      Sodium, mg: 1266   Not established 
      Potassium, mg: 1688   Not established 
      Chloride, mg: 1266   35 
      Calcium, mg: 844   80 
      Phosphorus, mg: 844   80 
      Magnesium, mg: 338   80 
      Iodine, mcg: 125   80 
      Manganese, mg: 4.2   210 
      Copper, mg: 1.7   90 
      Zinc, mg: 25   170 
      Iron, mg: 15   80 
      Selenium, mcg: 68   100 
      Chromium, mcg: 100   80 
      Molybdenum, mcg: 150   200 
      *RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age.
      5.1 g of dietary fiber supplied by short-chain fructooligosaccharides.

      Contains Milk Ingredients, Gluten-Free, Low-Residue, Not for patients with galactosemia, Suitable for Lactose Intolerance


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    Ingredients
    • Vanilla


      • Vital AF 1.2 Cal Ready-to-Drink Vanilla / 8-fl-oz (237-mL) can / 24 ct
      • Vital AF 1.2 Cal Ready-To-Hang Vanilla / 1000-mL (1.1-QT) bottle / 8 ct

      Water, Corn Maltodextrin, Whey Protein Hydrolysate, Hydrolyzed Sodium Caseinate. Less than 2% of the Following: Structured Lipid (Interesterified Marine Oil [Contains One or More of the Following: Anchovy, Menhaden, Salmon, Sardine, Tuna], Medium-Chain Triglycerides), Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Canola Oil, Soy Oil, Short-Chain Fructooligosaccharides, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Cellulose Gel, DATEM, Magnesium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Phosphate, Potassium Citrate, Ascorbic Acid, Choline Chloride, Acesulfame Potassium, Carrageenan, Cellulose Gum, Calcium Phosphate, Sucralose, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Magnesium Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Molybdate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Cyanocobalamin, Phylloquinone, and Vitamin D3.
      Contains milk ingredients.

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