Glutamedic is a very pure L-glutamine source, which serves as a Food for Special Medical Purposes / Medical Food for patients. It is specially designed to fulfill the needs of patients with a disease or a condition where additional glutamine intake is needed. It is a conditionally essential amino acid and an important fuel source for the cells of the digestive tract. GlutaMedic can be used for infants, children and adults. The daily dose should be determined by a physician or dietician.
GlutaMedic is a very pure L-glutamine source, which serves as a Food for Special Medical Purposes / Medical Food for patients with disease or conditions where additional glutamine is required such as patients with catabolic stress (burn patients), after surgery, multiple trauma and chemo- and radiotherapy. The product can be added to a hot or cold beverage or soft foods like yoghurt and pudding. It can also be used by feeding through a tube.
Glutamine does not only function as a building block for proteins, but also plays a pivotal role in the immune system and intestinal health. It is a critical fuel source for immune cells and intestinal cells. L-glutamine is a conditionally essential amino acid, so the body is capable of synthesizing the molecule. However, in certain conditions the body is not capable of making enough and supplementing the diet with L-glutamine becomes crucial for the body.
GlutaMedic is a very pure L-glutamine source, which serves as a Food for Special Medical Purposes / Medical Food for patients.
Typical conditions in where patients need additional glutamine are:
- Catabolic stress (burn patients)
- After surgery
- Multiple trauma
- Chemo- and radiotherapy
- It is for use under medical supervision only
- Not for parenteral use