Nutrison Protein Intense

  • Suitable as a sole source of nutrition.^
  • 50g protein (32%E) per 500ml: to meet international nutrition guidelines for critically ill patients with elevated protein needs.1-4
  • Whole protein: as recommended by international nutrition guidelines for critically ill patients.1-4
  • 1.26 kcal/ml: to prevent overfeeding calories.5
  • Whey dominant P4 protein blend: in line with international recommendations on protein quality/amino acid profile6-7 and for gastro-intestinal tolerance benefits.8-13
  • Iso-osmolar (340 mOsmol/kg water): to support gastro-intestinal tolerance.14
  • 500ml OpTri bottle: suitable for closed system or open system feeding via ISO compliant flip-top screw cap.

Product Information

A nutritionally complete, high, whole protein, ready-to-use, enteral tube feed.

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For use in the dietary management of critically ill patients requiring high protein enteral feeding including burns, continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), obese & multi-trauma patients (as recommended by international guidelines1-4).

Important Notice
  • 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 under 1 year of age or children aged 1-12 years of age.
  • Use with caution in children from 12 years and upward.
  • Must be used under medical supervision.
  • Use with caution in individuals with a seafood allergy.
Direction for Use
  • Check appearance before use and shake well.
  • Do not dilute or add medications to the formula.
  • Use at room temperature.
  • Handle aseptically to ensure product remains sterile.
  • Usage to be determined by a healthcare professional.
  • Store in a cool, dry place.
  • Once opened, close the lid and store in a refrigerator.
  • Discard unused contents after 24 hours.
Order Information

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Nutrison Protein Intense  Product Code  Units per carton 
500ml OpTri bottle   141425 12 

Full ingredients list and nutritional information is available on the product fact sheet.

Allergen & Cultural Information
  • Contains: milk, soy and fish.
  • Halal certified.
  • Nutricia UK and/or Ireland have Kosher approval for this product.
  • 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).
  1. McClave SA, Taylor BE, Martindale RG, et al. Guidelines for the Provision and Assessment of Nutrition Support Therapy in the Adult Critically Ill Patient: Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.). Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 2016;40:159-211.
  2. Kreymann KG, Berger MM, Deutz NEP, et al. ESPEN Guidelines on Enteral Nutrition: Intensive care. Clin Nutr. 2006;25:210–223.
  3. Dhaliwal R, Cahill N, Lemieux M, et al. The Canadian Critical Care Nutrition Guidelines in 2013: An Update on Current Recommendations and Implementation Strategies. Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 2014;29:29-43.
  4. Sioson MS, Martindale R, Abayadeera A, et al. Nutrition therapy for critically ill patients across the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions: A consensus statement. Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2018;24:156-164.
  5. van Zanten ARH, Petit L, De Waele J, et al. Very high intact-protein formula successfully provides protein intake according to nutritional recommendations in overweight critically ill patients: a double-blind randomized trial. Critical Care. 2018; 22:156-67.
  6. Hurt RT, McClave SA, Martindale RG, et al. Summary Points and Consensus Recommendations From the International Protein Summit. Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 2017;32:142S–151S.
  7. World Health Organization. Protein and amino acid requirements in human nutrition: report of a joint FAO/ WHO/UNU expert consultation. 2007; WHO technical report series ; no. 935.
  8. Kuyumcu S, Menne D, Curcic J, et al. Noncoagulating enteral formula can empty faster from the stomach: A double-blind, randomized crossover trial using magnetic resonance imaging. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 2015;39:544-551.
  9. van den Braak CC, Klebach M, Abrahamse E, et al. A novel protein mixture containing vegetable proteins renders enteral nutrition products non-coagulating after in vitro gastric digestion. Clinical Nutrition. 2013;32:765-771.
  10. Klebach M, Hofman Z, Bluemel S, et al. Effect of protein type in enteral nutrition formulas on coagulation in the stomach in vivo: Post hoc analyses of a randomized controlled trial with MRI. Abstract presented at Clinical Nutrition Week, January 16–19; Austin, Tx. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 2016;40:134(21).
  11. Luttikhold J, van Norren K, Rijna H, et al. Jejunal feeding is followed by a greater rise in plasma cholecystokinin, peptide YY, glucagon-like peptide 1, and glucagon-like peptide 2 concentrations compared with gastric feeding in vivo in humans: a randomized trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016;103:435–43.
  12. Abrahamse E, van der Lee S, van den Braak S, et al. Gastric non-coagulation of enteral tube feed yields faster gastric emptying of protein in a dynamic in vitro model. Abstract presented at 34th ESPEN Congress. Sept 8-11; Barcelona, Spain. Clinical Nutrition Supplements. 2012;7:PP239(119).
  13. Liu J, Klebach M, Abrahamse E, et al. Specific protein mixture reduces coagulation: An in vitro stomach model study mimicking a gastric condition in critically ill patients. Poster presented at 38th ESPEN Congress. 17- 20 September; Copenhagen, Denmark. Clinical Nutrition. 2016;35:MON-P182 (S220). 
  14. Zadak Z, Kent-Smith L. Basics in clinical nutrition: Commercially prepared formulas.e-SPEN, the European e-Journal of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism. 2009;4:e212-e215.
Additional Information

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