Fortisip Multi Fibre

A ready-to-drink, nutritionally complete, high calorie, fibre-enriched nutritional supplement shake.
  • High in calories (308kcal) with 12g of protein 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 improve your body weight when you are unwell or recovering from illness.
  • Good source of protein to support maintenance of muscle mass.
  • Contains added fibre to support regular bowel function.
  • Available in 3 delicious flavours: vanilla, chocolate and strawberry.
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For use in the dietary management of

  • Disease-related malnutrition.
  • Patients with high energy requirements.

 Important notice

  • 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 Multi Fibre?

Fortisip Multi Fibre is a ready-to-drink 200ml supplement that is high in calories (308kcal) with 12g of protein and contains 28 vitamins and minerals per bottle. With added fibre (4.4g per bottle) to support regular bowel function, 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 Multi Fibre is a food for special medical purposes and must be used under medical supervision.

2. Who is Fortisip Multi Fibre for?

Fortisip Multi Fibre is for use in the dietary management of people with disease-related malnutrition, people with high energy and protein requirements.

3. Who shouldn’t use Fortisip Multi Fibre?

Fortisip Multi Fibre is not suitable for people requiring a fibre free diet, those 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 does Fortisip Multi Fibre contain?

Fortisip Multi Fibre is high in calories (300kcal) with 12g of protein, 4.4g of fibre and 28 vitamins and minerals per bottle. The complete list of ingredients can be found on the Fortisip Multi Fibre Product Fact Sheet.

5. Does Fortisip Multi Fibre contain lactose?

Fortisip Multi Fibre is low lactose (lactose <2g/100g).

6. Does Fortisip Multi Fibre contain any other allergens?

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

7. Is Fortisip Multi Fibre halal certified?

Yes, Fortisip Multi Fibre is halal certified.

8. Is Fortisip Multi Fibre kosher certified?

Fortisip Multi Fibre doesn’t contain any kosher forbidden ingredients.

9. Does Fortisip Multi Fibre contain any gluten?

Fortisip Multi Fibre does not have any gluten containing ingredients.

10. Do I need to prepare Fortisip Multi Fibre?

There’s no preparation needed; it comes in a ready-to-drink 200ml 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.

11. What is Fortisip Multi Fibre used for?

Fortisip Multi Fibre is used for the dietary management of disease-related malnutrition (DRM). It is also used for people with high energy and protein requirements.

12. What flavour does Fortisip Multi Fibre come in?

Fortisip Multi Fibre is available in 3 delicious flavours – vanilla, chocolate and strawberry.

13. Where can Fortisip Multi Fibre be purchased from?

Fortisip Multi Fibre can be purchased via calling our Customer Support Team on 1800 884 367 or from your local pharmacy.

14. How do I take Fortisip Multi Fibre?

Fortisip Multi Fibre is presented in a ready-to-drink 200ml 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 Multi Fibre can be incorporated to create a delicious smoothie or snack. Always take as directed by your healthcare professional.

15. Is it safe to consume Fortisip Multi Fibre with other medications?

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

16. What are oral nutritional supplements?

Oral nutritional supplements help you to meet your daily nutritional needs when your usual diet is not sufficient. They are available in a range of flavours and formats including:

  • Milkshake style available in either 200ml bottle or a 125ml bottle, these ready-to-drink shakes are high in protein and energy. There are also options that are high in fibre and nutritionally complete.
  • Juice style which is high in energy and available in a ready-to-drink 200ml bottle, providing an alternative for people who prefer fruit juice flavours or a change from a milkshake format.
  • Dessert style high energy, high protein pudding style dessert that comes in 125g pots and can be enjoyed with a spoon.
17. Are oral nutritional supplement suitable for cancer patients?

When started early with a cancer diagnosis, an oral nutritional supplement can contribute to weight maintenance, which in turn supports continued cancer therapy and can provide better nutritional management outcomes.***Oral nutritional supplements are specially designed foods and drinks that can help you meet your daily nutritional needs when your usual diet is not enough, providing the extra energy, protein, vitamins and minerals needed.

Taking an oral nutritional supplement in line with a healthcare professional’s advice can also help to reduce complications, reduce time in hospital and improve quality of life.***

To learn more about the role of oral nutritional supplements in cancer, visit our Nutrition Corner.

18. Where can you buy the Fortisip range in Australia?

The Fortisip range can be purchased from our online store or by calling our Customer Support Team on 1800 884 36.

You can also set up regular deliveries via our online store subscription service with free delivery on all orders over $50.

19. 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.

References

***Martin L Senesse P et al. J Clin Oncol 2015 Jan 1: 33(1):90-9.