A Glutamine-Intensive powder that is a Medical Food, Resource Glutasolve is designed for conditions associated with gastrointenstinal (GI) injury or disease. Glutamine, the key ingredient, is the preferred amino acid fuel source for the GI tract and is recognized to play an important role in GI health. Each serving contains 15 g of L-glutamine, mixes easily with water, or can be mixed with foods like yogurt, applesauce or pudding. Resource Glutasolve glutamine-intensive powder is a Medical Food- consumers should consult with their physician on the use of this product.
22.5 g Packets, Case (56 ct)
kcal/mL: 0.65 when mixed with 120 mL water
Caloric Distribution (% of kcal)
Osmolality (mOsm/kg water): 310 when mixed with 120 mL water
HCPCS Code B4155
Appropriate for these diets:
lactose-free*, gluten-free, low-residue, kosher
* Not for individuals with galactosemia
Oral Administration: Mix one packet GLUTASOLVE into 4 fl oz of a favorite hot or cold beverage, or with soft foods like yogurt, applesauce or pudding. Stir well and consume immediately after mixing.
Mucositis Protocol: Mix two packets GLUTASOLVE (30 g glutamine) into 8 fl oz of water and refrigerate. Before consuming, mix vigorously (powder will settle while in the refrigerator). Consume approximately 2 fl oz at least 10-15 minutes before meals and before bedtime (4 times a day). Discard any solution not consumed within 24 hours.
Begin approximately 5 days prior to the start of chemotherapy or radiation therapy, and continue during the course of therapy for a total of 14 days, or as otherwise directed by a health care professional.
Tube Feeding Administration: Mix one packet of GLUTASOLVE with 2-4 fl oz (60-120 mL) warm water. Infuse immediately via syringe into enteral feeding tube. Minimum tube size recommended is 8 Fr. Adding GLUTASOLVE directly to enteral formula is not recommended. Flush tube with 15-30 mL water before and after administration via enteral feeding tube.
Made in the same plant with soy, milk, egg, and wheat products.
Product information and values are subject to change. Ingredient and nutrition information current as of May 2009.