Ensure Compact is a 125 ml, ready-to-drink, nutritionally complete* oral nutritional supplement for people with, or at risk of developing disease-related malnutrition. Its small volume has been specially developed for people who have difficulty drinking larger volumes or who have a poor appetite. Each easy-to-open Ensure Compact bottle provides 300 kcal (2.4 kcal/ml) and 13 g of protein. Ensure Compact is available in 4 delicious flavours; banana, café latte, strawberry and vanilla. *Nutritionally complete for vitamins and minerals in 625 ml (excluding sodium, potassium, chloride and magnesium). Calculated using the UK Reference Nutrient Intake for men aged 19-50 years.
• In patients receiving some medications there may be a risk of drug nutrient interactions. Careful prescribing and monitoring practices will serve to reduce the risk (please refer to a pharmacist).
• Do not make any additions to the feed without consulting your pharmacist or dietitian.
• Many nutritional products contain sucrose and other sugars. It is important for patients who are taking supplements as sip feeds to observe good oral hygiene. It is suggested that patients consult with their dentist for further advice.
• When feeding to patients with dysphagia, please thicken the product as appropriate.
• Not for parenteral (intravenous) use.
• Do not use in children under 1 year of age. Use with caution in children under 6 years of age.
• Not for use in galactosaemia.
• Suitable for people with diabetes provided that routine glucose checks are performed.
Ensure Compact is best served chilled and it also tastes great when served as a warm drink. However, it should never be boiled as this can destroy some of the much-needed nutrients.
Water, hydrolysed corn starch, milk proteins, vegetable oils (canola, high oleic sunflower, corn), sucrose, minerals (potassium chloride, calcium citrate, magnesium phosphate dibasic, ferrous sulphate, potassium citrate, zinc sulphate, manganese sulphate, cupric sulphate, potassium iodide, sodium molybdate, chromium chloride, sodium selenate), emulsifier: soy lecithin, flavourings, acidity regulator: E525, choline chloride, vitamins (C, E, niacinamide, calcium pantothenate, B6, B1, B2, vitamin A palmitate, folic acid, K1, biotin, D3, B12), stabilisers (E460, E466). Allergy Advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold. Note: all information based on vanilla flavour. Some minor differences exist between flavours.