Preparation Guidelines

Renastart is typically mixed with water. Follow the exact recipe and instructions given by your dietitian or clinician.

The standard dilution of 1.0 kcal/ml (30 kcal/oz) is made by adding 1 level scoop of Renastart (approx 7g) to 30ml of water (approx 1 fluid oz). Please follow these guidelines carefully as incorrect preparation can make your child ill.

Wash hands well.

 

Boil fresh water and leave cool for no more than 30 minutes to ensure it remains at a temperature of at least 158°F (70°C).

Measure out the required amount of water into the feed container. Do not use artificially softened water or boil repeatedly. 

Using the scoop provided, add the prescribed number of scoops of Renastart to the water, leveling each scoop off with the back of a clean knife.

Seal feed container and shake well until powder is dissolved. Test the temperature before feeding. The feed should feel warm or cool, but not hot.

Renastart is now ready to use.

 

 

   


Any feed prepared in advance should be refrigerated and used within 24 hours.

Other dilutions and tube-feeding: To be determined by the clinician or dietitian.

 

Dosage and Administration

To be determined by the clinician or dietitian and is dependent on the age, body weight, and medical condition of the patient.

The standard dilution of 1.0kcal/ml (30kcal/fluid oz.) is made by adding 1 level scoop of Renastart (approx. 7g) to 30ml of water (approx. 1 fluid oz.).

 

Household Measurement

  • 1 scoop (level, unpacked) weighs approximately 7g of product

  • 1 tablespoon (level, unpacked) weighs approximately 9.3g of product

  • 1/2 cup (level, unpacked) weighs approximately 74g

  • Must only be given to patients under strict medical supervision

  • Regular monitoring of nutritional status and electrolyte levels is recommended

  • Suitable from 1 year of age

  • Not for use as a sole source of nutrition

  • For internal use only

  • Flexibility of Use (information from HCP)