Fortisip Compact Protein

A compact 125ml ready-to-drink, high energy, high protein oral nutritional supplement shake.
  • High in calories (300kcal), high in protein (18g) and contains 28 vitamins and minerals.
  • Can help you meet your daily nutritional needs when your usual diet is not enough.
  • High in calories to help maintain your body weight when you are unwell or recovering from illness.
  • Similar protein amount as three eggs (per bottle) to assist in maintaining muscle mass.
  • Available in 5 delicious flavours: vanilla, mocha, strawberry, hot tropical ginger and neutral.
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For the dietary management of

  • Disease-related malnutrition (DRM) including patients with cancer, post-trauma, cystic fibrosis, burns, dementia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and diseases requiring a fluid restriction e.g. liver disease, renal disease.
  • People with high energy and protein requirements.

 Important notice

  • Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition.
  • Not for parenteral use.
  • Not suitable for people with galactosaemia.
  • Not suitable for people with cow’s milk protein allergy.
  • Not suitable for children under the age of 6 years.

Directions of use

  • Shake well before use.
  • Best served chilled.
  • Usage to be determined by a healthcare professional.
  • Store in a cool, dry place.
  • Once opened, store in the refrigerator.
  • Discard unused content after 24 hours.

 FAQs

1. What is Fortisip Compact Protein?

Fortisip Compact Protein is a ready-to-drink 125ml oral nutrition supplement that is high in calories (300kcal) with 18g of protein and contains 28 vitamins and minerals per bottle. It can be used in addition to a healthy varied diet, which can assist with aiding recovery when unwell, improving body weight and quality of your life. Fortisip Compact Protein is a food for special medical purposes and must be used under medical supervision.

2. Who is Fortisip Compact Protein for?

Fortisip Compact Protein is for use in the dietary management of people with disease-related malnutrition, and/or people with high energy and protein requirements.

3. Who shouldn’t use Fortisip Compact Protein?

Fortisip Compact Protein is not suitable for people with galactosaemia and / or a cow’s milk protein allergy. It’s also not suitable for children under the age of 6 years.

4. What is the difference between Fortisip and Fortisip Compact Protein?

Fortisip and Fortisip Compact Protein are both ready to drink nutritional supplements shakes. Fortisip is available in a 200ml bottle and provides 300 calories with 12grams of protein per bottle. Fortisip Compact Protein also contains 300 calories but contains more protein (18g) in a much smaller 125ml bottle. If your struggling to drink larger volume and need more protein, Fortisip Compact Protein is the best solution for you.

5. What does Fortisip Compact Protein contain?

Fortisip Compact Protein is high in calories (300kcal), high in protein (18g) and contains 28 vitamins and minerals. The complete list of ingredients can be found on the Fortisip Compact Protein Product Fact Sheet.

6. Does Fortisip Compact Protein contain lactose?

Fortisip Compact Protein is low lactose (lactose <2g/100g).

7. Does Fortisip Compact Protein contain any other allergens?

Fortisip Compact Protein contains cows’ milk protein and soy; it doesn’t contain wheat, egg, nuts* or lupins.

8. Is Fortisip Compact Protein halal certified?

Yes, Fortisip Compact Protein is halal certified.

9. Is Fortisip Compact Protein kosher certified?

Fortisip Compact Protein doesn’t contain any kosher forbidden ingredients.

10. Does Fortisip Compact Protein contain any gluten?

Fortisip Compact Protein does not have any gluten containing ingredients. There is nil detectable gluten when tested to a sensitivity level of less than 5 parts per million i.e. 5ppm.

11. Do I need to prepare Fortisip Compact Protein?

There’s no preparation needed; it comes in a ready-to-drink 125ml bottle. Store in a cool, dry place and once opened, store in the refrigerator. Shake well before use and ensure you discard unused contents after 24 hours.

12. What is Fortisip Compact Protein used for?

Fortisip Compact Protein is used for the dietary management of disease-related malnutrition (DRM) including people with cancer, post-trauma, cystic fibrosis, burns, dementia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and diseases requiring a fluid restriction e.g. liver disease, renal disease. It is also used for people with high energy and protein requirements.

13. What flavour does Fortisip Compact Protein come in?

Fortisip Compact Protein is available in 5 delicious flavours – vanilla, mocha, strawberry, hot tropical ginger and neutral.

14. Where can Fortisip Compact Protein be purchased from?

Fortisip Compact Protein can be purchased from our online store , via calling our Customer Support Team on 1800 884 36 or from your local pharmacy.

15. How do I take Fortisip Compact Protein?

Fortisip Compact Protein is presented in a ready-to-drink 125ml bottle. It’s best served chilled and always shake well before use. Your exact usage needs to be determined by a healthcare professional. There are recipes available to show you how Fortisip Compact Protein can be incorporated to create a delicious smoothie or snack. Always take as directed by your healthcare professional.

16. Is it safe to consume Fortisip Compact Protein with other medications?

You should be able to take Fortisip Compact Protein with most medications. For any medication that specifies to be taken on an empty stomach, do not take these with Fortisip Compact Protein. Interactions between medications and food and drink may exist. If you are unsure or have questions, ask your prescribing doctor about whether Fortisip Compact Protein can be taken with your medication.

17. Where can I find out more?

For more information call the Nutricia Careline on 1800 438 500.

* 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.