What is PKU express®?
A powdered phenylalanine (phe)-free formula for use in the dietary management of Phenylketonuria (PKU). PKU express is a blend of essential and non-essential amino acids, carbohydrate, vitamins, and minerals. It comes in convenient single-serve packets designed to be mixed with water or other permitted beverages to prepare a low volume drink. It is available in 2 pack sizes and 4 flavor options: Unflavored, Orange, Lemon, and Tropical.
Each PKU express15 packet provides 15 grams of protein equivalent.
Each PKU express20 packet provides 20 grams of protein equivalent.
How much PKU express® do I need to drink?
The amount of PKU express you need each day will depend on a variety of factors including your age, weight, and nutrition needs. Your registered dietitian will advise you on how much and which PKU express product is right for you.
How do I prepare PKU express®?
PKU express® is easy to use! You can mix with water or other permitted beverage of choice. Simply…
- Empty the contents of the packet into a cup with lid.
- Add 80 ml (approximately 3 fl oz) of cold water or other permitted beverage(s). Secure the lid and shake well until powder dissolves.
- For best results the product should be freshly prepared and used immediately.
- Any unused product should be tightly covered and refrigerated and used within 6 hours.
PKU Food Balance Game
PKU Food Balance Game – An interactive game to engage children with PKU in learning about food choices on phenylalanine (Phe) or protein restricted diets.
USE UNDER MEDICAL SUPERVISION
Not for intravenous use. For enteral use only. Not for use as a sole source of nutrition. Always consult your healthcare professional to determine which Vitaflo products are appropriate for your diet.