Msud Maxamaid (Herbs/Suppl)

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Suggested Dosing

AdultPediatric

Not indicated

Dependent upon age, body weight, and medical condition; use under medical supervision

Intake is adjusted to maintain normal growth and development

Per 100 g of powder, MSUD Maxamaid provides 25 g of protein equivalent

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Suggested Uses

Orange flavored, isoleucine-, leucine-, and valine-free powdered medical food for the dietary management of maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) in children aged 1 to 8 years

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Adverse Effects

Studies not conducted

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Warnings

Contraindications

None

Cautions

<1 year old

Not intended as a sole source of nutrition

Not for parenteral use.

Must be consumed in conjunction with natural protein, fluid and other nutrients in quantities prescribed by a physician or dietitian to meet isoleucine, leucine and valine and general nutrition requirements

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Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy Category: N/A, for pediatric use only

Lactation: N/A, for pediatric use only

Pregnancy Categories

A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

NA:Information not available.

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Pharmacology

Kinetic info: studies not conducted

Osmolality

1 to 7 dilution: 680 mOsm/kg

1 to 5 dilution: 940 mOsm/kg

Mechanism of Action

N/A

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