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    TYROS 2

    An iron-fortified medical food powder for adults and children with documented tyrosinemia

    Indication

    TYROS 2 is an iron-fortified medical food powder that is free of the essential amino acids phenylalanine and tyrosine for children and adults with documented tyrosinemia. This 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-leucine, potassium aspartate, L-lysine hydrochloride, L-proline, L-valine, L-isoleucine, L-alanine, L-arginine, L-threonine, L-serine, glycine, L-histidine, L-methionine, L-tryptophan, L-cystine), sugar, soy oil, modified corn starch, calcium phosphate, sodium citrate, magnesium phosphate, potassium chloride and less than 1%: 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, sodium selenite, biotin, vitamin K1, ethyl vanillin.

    Nutrients

     


    Per 100 grams Powder

    Calories

    410

    Protein equivalent, g*

    22

    Fat, g

    8.5

    Carbohydrate, g

    60

    Vitamins/Other Nutrients

    Vitamin A, IU

    1420

    Vitamin D, IU

    280

    Vitamin E, IU

    9.8

    Vitamin K, mcg

    41

    Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mcg

    1220

    Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg

    980

    Vitamin B6, mcg

    980

    Vitamin B12, mcg

    2.4

    Niacin, mcg

    22000

    Folic acid (Folacin), mcg

    350

    Pantothenic acid, mcg

    4900

    Biotin, mcg

    49

    Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid), mg

    49

    Choline, mg

    98

    Inositol, mg

    49

    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

    1100

    Chloride, mg

    850

    Protein Equivalent (% Calories)*

    22

    Fat (% Calories)

    19

    Carbohydrate (% Calories)

    59

    Lactose-free

    Suitable for someone with lactose intolerance

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

    *WARNING: Protein is incomplete since it does not contain the essential amino acids phenylalanine and tyrosine.

    AMINO ACID COMPOSITION

    ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS

    mg/100 g powder

    Histidine

    550

    Isoleucine

    1580

    Leucine

    2900

    Lysine

    1800

    Methionine

    480

    Cysteine

    350

    Phenylalanine

    0

    Tyrosine

    0

    Threonine

    1030

    Tryptophan

    420

    Valine

    1740

    NONESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS

    mg/100 g powder

    Arginine

    1450

    Alanine

    1580

    Aspartic Acid

    1910

    Glutamine

    3800

    Glycine

    860

    Proline

    1910

    Serine

    950

    Product Forms and Ordering Information

    TYROS 2 IS AVAILABLE IN POWDER

    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

    TYROS 2, Powder
    Item #: 891801
    Description: Powder
    Unit Size: 1 lb can
    Calories/Unit: 1860
    Product Yield/Unit (fl oz): Varies
    Case: 6 cans per case
    HCPCS Code: B4157 or B4162
    NDC Format Code: 00087-5100-24

    PRODUCT BENEFITS

    TYROS 2 provides all the essential amino-acids appropriate for people with documented tyrosinemia, as well as nonessential amino acids, carbohydrates, fats, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals children and adults need

    • Higher level of protein equivalent than found in TYROS 1 (22 g vs. 16.7 g)
    • 22 g protein equivalent ⁄ 100 g powder
    • Iron fortified
    • Vitamin and mineral levels appropriate for children and adults

    Additional product features:

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

    Letter of Medical Necessity TYROS 2

    This letter establishes a medical need for TYROS 2 and might help your patients get reimbursed by their insurance company.

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