The daily dose of ProSource ZAC is determined based on the resident’s intake and individual needs as assessed by the dietitian or qualified healthcare provider. However, in general, two to four servings (30 mLs) per day is suggested. The amount of ProSource ZAC dispensed per serving can also be adjusted to meet individual needs, i.e. instead of 30 mL three times a day, 45 mL twice day could be given.
For pressure injuries or surgical wounds with moderate to heavy drainage a minimum of 3 to 4 servings (30 mL each) is suggested to help replace protein lost in the wound drainage.
For renal disease: Uremic malnutrition as seen in renal disease is associated with loss of appetite and nutrient malabsorption, with those on dialysis also experiencing protein loss during treatment. A minimum of 30 mL twice a day is suggested to enhance protein absorption with inflammation and to replace protein loses for those residents receiving dialysis (HD or PD).
For clear liquid diets a minimum of 3 servings (30 mL each) a day is suggested.
Oral Dosing: ProSource Protein ZAC as a med pass directly from the bottle or add it to all types of beverages, soups, hot and cold foods, purees. It is ideal for both open and closed tube feeding systems and virtually eliminates clogged feeding tubes. The products save nursing time, storage space, waste, and kitchen labor. Unlike powdered protein supplements, it mixes easily into all liquids and moist foods.
Tube Feeding: Flush feeding tube with water. Infuse 30 mL of ProSource via syringe down feeding tube. Flush with an additional 30 mL of water.
Appropriate for NG-tube, G-tube and J-tube.