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    BCAD 2

    An iron-fortified medical food powder for the dietary management of children and adults with documented maple syrup urine disease

    Indication

    BCAD 2 is an iron-fortified medical food powder that is free of the branched-chain amino acids isoleucine, leucine and valine for the dietary management of children and adults with documented maple syrup urine disease (MSUD). The product has all other essential amino acids as well as nonessential amino acids, carbohydrates, fats, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. Use under direct and continuing medical supervision.

    Ingredients

    Ingredients: Corn syrup solids, amino acids (L-glutamine, L-lysine hydrochloride, potassium aspartate, L-proline, L-alanine, L-arginine, L-phenylalanine, L-tyrosine, L-threonine, L-serine, glycine, L-histidine, L-methionine, L-tryptophan, L-cystine), sugar, soy oil, modified corn starch, calcium phosphate and less than 1%: sodium citrate, magnesium phosphate, potassium chloride, sodium phosphate, potassium citrate, choline chloride, ascorbic acid, taurine, inositol, ferrous sulfate, L-carnitine, zinc sulfate, niacinamide, vitamin E acetate, vitamin A palmitate, calcium pantothenate, cupric sulfate, manganese sulfate, vitamin B12, thiamin hydrochloride, vitamin B6 hydrochloride, riboflavin, folic acid, vitamin D3, chromic chloride, sodium molybdate, sodium iodide, biotin, sodium selenite, vitamin K1, ethyl vanillin.

    Nutrients

     

    Per 100 grams Powder

    Calories

    410

    Protein equivalent, g*

    24

    Fat, g

    8.5

    Carbohydrate, g

    57

    Vitamins/Other Nutrients

     

    Vitamin A, IU

    1730

    Vitamin D, IU

    350

    Vitamin E, IU

    11.4

    Vitamin K, mcg

    47

    Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mcg

    1420

    Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg

    1140

    Vitamin B6, mcg

    1140

    Vitamin B12, mcg

    2.8

    Niacin, mcg

    26000

    Folic acid (Folacin), mcg

    410

    Pantothenic acid, mcg

    5700

    Biotin, mcg

    57

    Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid), mg

    57

    Choline, mg

    98

    Inositol, mg

    57

    Minerals

     

    Calcium, mg

    730

    Phosphorous, mg

    730

    Magnesium, mg

    163

    Iron, mg

    12.2

    Zinc, mg

    12.2

    Manganese, mcg

    1300

    Copper, mcg

    1220

    Iodine, mcg

    63

    Selenium, mcg

    28

    Chromium, mcg

    37

    Molybdenum, mcg

    37

    Sodium, mg

    610

    Potassium, mg

    1220

    Chloride, mg

    1020

    Product nutrient values and ingredients are subject to change. Please see product label for current information.

    Protein Equivalent (% Calories)*

    24

    Carbohydrate (% Calories)

    57

    Fat (% Calories)

    19

    Lactose-free

    Suitable for someone with lactose intolerance

    *WARNING: This protein is incomplete since it does not contain the essential amino acids isoleucine, leucine and valine.

    AMINO ACID COMPOSITION

    ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS

    mg/100 g powder

    Histidine

    890

    Isoleucine

    0

    Leucine

    0

    Lysine

    2900

    Methionine

    770

    Cysteine

    550

    Phenylalanine

    1490

    Tyrosine

    1490

    Threonine

    1220

    Tryptophan

    650

    Valine

    0

    NONESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS

    mg/100 g powder

    Arginine

    1730

    Alanine

    1870

    Aspartic Acid

    2300

    Glutamine

    4500

    Glycine

    1030

    Proline

    2300

    Serine

    1130

     

    Product Forms and Ordering Information

    BACD 2 IS AVAILABE IN POWDER

    When using this information, please note the following:

    Coding systems and reimbursement allowable rates vary by payer:

    • Medicare Part B uses HCPCS (Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System) to group products
    • Medicaid systems vary by state; some use HCPCS while others use NDC format code or systems of their own—contact your state provider for more information
    • Private health insurance and managed care companies may use HCPCS, NDC format code or their own system—contact your provider for more information

    BCAD 2, Powder
    Item #: 891501
    Description: Powder
    Unit Size: 1 lb can
    Calories/Unit: 1860
    Product Yield/Unit (fl oz): Varies
    Case: 6 cans per case
    HCPCS Code: B4162
    NDC Format Code: 00087-5100-15

    PRODUCT BENEFITS

    BCAD 2 has all the essential amino acids appropriate for patients with documented MSUD, as well as nonessential amino acids, carbohydrates, fats, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals

    • Isoleucine-, leucine-, valine-free
    • 24 g protein equivalent ⁄100 g powder (24 g vs. 16.2 g)
    • Higher level of protein equivalent than found in BCAD 1
    • Vitamin and mineral levels appropriate for children and adults

    Additional product features:

    • Suitable for someone with lactose intolerance
    • Vanilla scent
    • Can be easily modified with preferred flavor enhancers
    • Mixes easily and stays in suspension well
    • Halal

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