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    Portagen®

    A milk protein-based powder with MCT oil for children and adults with defective fat absorption

    Indication

    Portagen is a milk protein-based powder with medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) for children and adults with defects in the intraluminal hydrolysis of fat (decreased pancreatic lipase, decreased bile salts); defective mucosal fat absorption (decreased mucosal permeability, decreased absorptive surface); and/or defective lymphatic transport of fat (ie, intestinal lymphatic obstruction).

    Portagen is NOT recommended for use as an infant formula.

    View Long-term Usage Guidelines

    Portagen powder is not nutritionally complete. If used long term, supplementation of essential fatty acids and ultra-trace minerals should be considered.

    Ingredients

    Ingredients: Corn syrup solids, medium chain triglycerides (MCT oil), sodium caseinate (milk), sugar, corn oil and less than 2%: calcium citrate, potassium chloride, magnesium phosphate, calcium phosphate, potassium citrate, sodium citrate, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, cupric sulfate, manganese sulfate, sodium iodide, soy lecithin, ascorbic acid, niacinamide, calcium pantothenate, riboflavin, vitamin B6 hydrochloride, vitamin D3, thiamin hydrochloride, folic acid, vitamin K1, biotin, vitamin B12, choline chloride, vitamin E acetate, taurine, inositol, vitamin A palmitate, L-carnitine.

    POTENTIAL ALLERGENS

    Portagen contains milk protein.

    Nutrients

    (Normal Dilution)

    Per 100 grams Powder

    Prepared Beverage per quart (30 Calories/fl oz)

    Calories, kcal

    470

    960

    Protein, g

    16.5

    34

    Fat, g

    22

    45

    Cholesterol, mg

    <5

    8

    Carbohydrate, g

    54

    110

    Linoleic acid, mg

    1300

    2600

    Sodium, mg

    260

    530

    Potassium, mg

    590

    1200

    Chloride, mg

    410

    830

    Choline, mg

    61

    124

    Taurine, mg

    28

    57

    Inositol, mg

    22

    45

    Other Vitamins and Minerals

       

    Vitamin A, IU

    3700

    7500

    Vitamin C, mg

    38

    77

    Vitamin D, IU

    370

    750

    Vitamin E, IU

    14.7

    30

    Vitamin K, mcg

    74

    151

    Thiamin (vitamin B1), mg

    0.74

    1.51

    Riboflavin (vitamin B2), mg

    0.88

    1.79

    Niacin, mg

    9.8

    20

    Vitamin B6, mg

    0.98

    2

    Folic acid, mcg

    74

    151

    Vitamin B12, mcg

    2.9

    5.9

    Biotin, mcg

    37

    75

    Pantothenic acid, mg

    4.9

    10

    Calcium, mg

    440

    900

    Iron, mg

    8.8

    17.9

    Phosphorus, mg

    330

    670

    Iodine, mcg

    34

    69

    Magnesium, mg

    98

    200

    Zinc, mg

    4.4

    9

    Copper, mg

    0.74

    1.51

    Manganese, mg

    0.59

    1.2

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

    *Percent Daily Value (DV).
    †Reference Daily Intake (RDI) not established.

    Nutrient Density

    30 Calories/fl oz

    Protein (% Calories)

    14

    Fat (% Calories)

    40

    Carbohydrate (% Calories)

    46

    Potential Renal Solute Load (mOsm/L)1

    300

    Osmolality (mOsm/kg water)

    350

    Osmolarity (mOsm/L formula)

    290

    Total Calorie:Nitrogen Ratio

    178:1

    Nonprotein Calorie:Nitrogen Ratio

    153:1

    Water (g/L)

    840

    Lactose-free

    Suitable for someone with lactose intolerance

    Low-residue

    Yes

    ‡Not suitable for persons with galactosemia.

    AMINO ACID COMPOSITION

    ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS mg/100 g powder

    Histidine

    480

    Isoleucine

    840

    Leucine

    1580

    Lysine

    1340

    Methionine

    460

    Cysteine

    71

    Phenylalanine

    870

    Tyrosine

    960

    Threonine

    730

    Tryptophan

    260

    Valine

    1090

    NONESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS

    mg/100 g powder

    Arginine

    610

    Alanine

    530

    Aspartic Acid

    1200

    Glutamic Acid

    3800

    Glycine

    310

    Proline

    1800

    Serine

    970

    Product Forms and Ordering Information

    PORTAGEN 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

    Portagen®, Powder
    Item #: 038722
    Description: Powder
    Unit Size: 14.46 oz can
    Calories/Unit: 1927
    Product Yield/Unit (fl oz):14.46 oz can of PORTAGEN will make approximately 64 fl ozof beverage at 30 Calories/fl oz.
    Case: 6 cans per case
    HCPCS Code: B4150 or B4158
    NDC Format Code: 00087-5117-28

    PRODUCT BENEFITS

    Portagen contains 87% of fat from MCT oil, which is easily absorbed by children and adults with specific GI conditions

    • Corn oil is a source of linoleic acid

    Additional product features:

    • Mixes easily and stays in suspension well
    • Kosher

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    References

    1. Fomon SJ, Ziegler EE. Renal solute load and potential renal solute load in infancy. J Pediatr. 1999;134:11-14.