Cubitan

A ready-to-drink, high protein oral nutritional supplement enriched with nutrients essential for wound healing including arginine, vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium and zinc.
  • High in protein (17.6 g protein/bottle): to facilitate rapid and effective wound healing.1
  • Enriched with arginine (3 g/bottle): to stimulate wound healing through collagen deposition.2,3
  • Enriched with vitamin C (250 mg/bottle): to promote collagen synthesis and increase wound stability.4,5
  • Enriched with vitamin E (38 mg/bottle): to aid wound healing through antioxidant properties.6

Product Information

A ready-to-drink, high protein oral nutritional supplement enriched with nutrients essential for wound healing including arginine, vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium and zinc.

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Indications

For the dietary management of:

  • Disease-related malnutrition.
  • Patients with pressure injuries.
Important Notice
  • Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition.
  • Not for parenteral use.
  • Not suitable for patients with galactosaemia.
  • Not suitable for patients with cow’s milk protein allergy.
  • Not suitable for infants and children under 3 years of age.
  • Use with caution in children aged 3-6 years of age.
Direction for Use
  • Shake well before use.
  • Best served chilled.
  • Usage to be determined by a healthcare professional.
Storage
  • Store in a cool, dry place.
  • Once opened, store in the refrigerator.
  • Discard unused content afters 24 hours.
Order Information

Contact Nutricia Customer Care 1800 889 480

Cubitan  Presentation  Product Code  Units per carton 
Vanilla  200ml bottle  41267  24 
Ingredients

Full ingredients list and nutritional information available on Factsheet.

Allergen & Cultural Information
  • Contains: cow’s milk protein, soy.
  • Does not contain: wheat, egg, nuts*, lupins.
  • Halal certified.
  • No Kosher forbidden ingredients.
  • No gluten containing ingredients. No detectable gluten when tested to a sensitivity level of less than 5 parts per million (<5 ppm i.e. <5mg/kg).
  • Low lactose (lactose <2g/100g).
References
  1. Lee SK, Posthauer ME, Dorner B, et al. Pressure ulcer healing with a concentrated, fortified, collagen protein hydrolysate supplement: a randomized controlled trial. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2006;19:92-6.
  2. Barbul A, Lazarou SA, Efron DT, et al. Arginine enhances wound healing and lymphocyte immune responses in humans. Surgery. 1990;108:331-6.
  3. Desneves KJ, Todorovic BE, Cassar A, Crowe TC. Treatment with supplementary arginine, vitamin C and zinc in patients with pressure ulcers: a randomised controlled trial. Clin Nutr. 2005;24:979-987.
  4. Scholl D, Langkamp-Henken B. Nutrient recommendations for wound healing. J Intraven Nurs. 2001;24:124-132.
  5. Harris CL, Fraser C. Malnutrition in the institutionalized elderly: the effects on wound healing. Ostomy Wound Manage. 2004;50:54-63.
  6. Williams JZ, Barbul A. Nutrition and wound healing. Surg Clin North Am. 2003;83:571-596.
Additional Information

* Peanut (Arachis hypogaea), Almond (Amygdalus communis L .), Hazelnut Corylus avellana), Walnut (Juglans regia), Cashew (Anacardium occidentale), Pecan nut (Carya illinoiesis (Wangenh.) K. Koch), Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa), Pistachio nut (Pistacia vera), Macadamia nut and Queensland nut (Macadamia ternifolia), and products thereof.