Are your products suitable for vegetarians?
The colouring Cochineal (E120) may not be acceptable to some vegetarians. It is used in all some products
Are your products suitable for children?
Our products are not suitable for children under 3 years of age. A clinical decision may be made by a doctor or dietitian to use these products in children aged 3 – 6 years. Use in this age group will require close monitoring.
Can I take a multivitamin tablet instead of an oral nutritional supplement?
An oral nutritional supplement (ONS) has a greater nutritional value than a multivitamin tablet. They will provide calories (energy) as well as protein, vitamins and minerals. A multivitamin tablet only contains vitamins and some minerals so it is not a complete nutritional supplement.
Why should I take an oral nutritional supplement?
If you have been unwell you may not be able to eat enough or due to your medical condition you may have increased nutritional requirements. An oral nutritional supplement may help to prevent weight loss and give you the necessary nutrients to support your nutritional intake.
How many drinks can I take every day?
The number of nutritional supplements that you need daily will depend on how much food you are able to eat. Your healthcare professional will advise you on the quantity you should take every day. The nutritional requirements of each individual varies greatly during any illness. A number of factors can interfere with a persons ability to achieve adequate nutrition. Regular review by your dietitian or other healthcare professional will ensure that your nutritional intake is sufficient.
Why has my prescription changed to your product?
Many GP Practices are currently assessing oral nutritional supplement treatments to ensure the treatment is effective and in line with national and local guidelines. Following a review of your treatment, they may have changed your supplement prescription to a more cost-effective or better-tasting product.