No, you do not need a prescription for enterade®, but since enterade® is a medical food, it is intended to be used under the supervision of a healthcare provider.
Use as directed by your healthcare provider, typical use is two 8 ounce bottles per day.
Amino Acids are the building blocks of cells in your body that make the proteins you need to survive. They are obtained from the foods you eat and drink.
enterade® is a medical food. Ingredients are determined generally recognized as safe or approved by FDA.
In clinical studies with enterade® no side effects were reported. If you nevertheless experience negative effects, please contact your health care provider.
enterade® has not been reported to interfere with any medications, but consult your healthcare provider with concerns.
enterade® is a glucose free medical food. It is lightly sweetened with stevia leaf extract, a natural sweetener-for a great refreshing taste.
Patients took medication for NVD during clinical trials with no interactions, but consult your HCP about the use of enterade® and side effect management medications.
Patients have used enterade® through a feeding tube with no reported complications. Consult your healthcare provider about use of enterade® through a feeding tube.
Research has shown that glucose stimulates intracellular Ca2+-activated chloride secretion.Chloride secretion reduces net fluid and electrolyte absorption; further complicating nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. In addition, glucose increases paracellular permeability. 1
Entrinsic Health Solutions, Inc., is an innovative health sciences company dedicated to the development and commercialization of amino acid based medical foods to address critical digestive health, nutrition and hydration related health issues. The Company’s proprietary Amino Acid Coupled Transport (A2CT) Technology platform leverages gold-standard science and game-changing amino acid technology to address critical digestive- and hydration-related health issues. A2CT technology uses select amino acids to facilitate active transport of electrolytes throughout the body, which delivers rapid hydration, decreased gut permeability and improved nutrient absorption, supporting long-term digestive health. The Company’s first commercial product, enterade® AOF, is a first-in-class amino acid based medical food that hydrates, rebuilds, and protects the gut lining and helps manage side effects from cancer treatments as well as occasional diarrhea, cramping, dehydration, nausea and malnutrition. The Company is involved in several on-going clinical trials designed to test the efficacy of the A₂CT Technology for oncology and digestive health applications.
enterade® is the only choice for rehydration related to GI dysfunction that not only contains no glucose but also repairs and protects the GI system thereby supports healthy immune function. Studies have shown that sugar in a damaged gut may make symptoms (ie. diarrhea) worse. Entrinsic Health Solutions’ proprietary Amino Acid Coupled Transport (A2CT) technology’s unique transport mechanism uses amino acid blend that are uniquely positioned to facilitate rapid total body hydration with no added glucose.
Directed by your healthcare provider, typical use of enterade® is 30 minutes before a meal or 1 hour after consuming food. Patients preferred chilled or over ice. Do not mix enterade® with other products.
The effects of enterade® will depend on your condition and severity of side effects experienced. While some patients reported starting to feel better after drinking enterade® in as little as 2 days, studies have shown, that enterade® generally will help you feel better after 7 days.
Use prior to starting treatment and throughout treatment or as side effects persist, as directed by your healthcare provider.
The BEST BY date refers to the last day of the month/year recommended that you use the product by for BEST physical and or sensory quality. It is not an expiration date but rather the date which we recommend consumption. Example: BEST BY 02/17 means we recommend you drink it by February 28, 2017 for the best flavor experience.
You can choose from two mild flavors: Original Vanilla or Refreshing Orange
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