Why has my doctor prescribed NutreStore®?
Your doctor prescribed NutreStore® initially in combination with a recombinant human growth hormone approved for this indication to help decrease your need for intravenous feedings. After treatment in combination with teh recombinant human growth hormone, you will continue to take NutreStore® alone to maintain the treatment effect. During your treatment with NutreStore®, you will be taking up to 6 packets of NutreStore® a day. You will also receive instructions from your doctor or a dietitian on the proper diet you should follow during this treatment period as well as after your treatment is over.
How should I take NutreStore®?
NutreStore® should be taken up to 6 times a day (every 2 to 3 hours during the day) with a meal or snack. This should be continued every day for as long as your doctor prescribes. Each dose of NutreStore® should be prepared by pouring the contents of 1 packet into an 8-oz glass of water and stirring for approximately 1 minute. After stirring, you should drink the NutreStore® within 2 hours. If you miss a dose, you should take your next dose as soon as you remember or are able to take it. Do not take more than 6 packets each day.
What should I avoid while taking NutreStore®?
Pregnancy. You should talk to your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant while taking NutreStore®.
Breastfeeding. You should talk to your doctor before breastfeeding an infant while taking NutreStore®.
What kind of food should I eat during my treatment with NutreStore®?
Your doctor or dietitian will prescribe for you the types and quantities of foods you should eat during your treatment with NutreStore®. These foods are not special and can be purchased from your local market. Your likes and dislikes should be taken into consideration when your meal plan is created.
Your doctor or dietitian will advise you on how many times a day you should eat. Your doctor or dietitian will adjust your diet as needed during your treatment with NutreStore®. It is important that you carefully follow the eating plan your doctor or dietitian gives you.