Overview of Dialysis supplements available in India

nephroplus | August 1, 2016

By Mrinal Pandit, Chief Dietician, NephroPlus

Dialysis Nutritional supplements are formulated to cater the specific nutritional need of the patients with kidney impairment. These formulas are high in calories and proteins. They compensate for the protein loss caused due to dialysis. Supplements are intended to supplement the existing diet with vitamins, minerals and micro nutrients. They do no cure, treat and prevent disease.

Resource Dialysis 2.0
Brand: Nestle
Flavor: Sweet lime
Tin size: 200 g
Cost per tin: ₹ 390/-

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 5 leveled scoops or 42 g
Dilution: Supplement + 65 ml water =100 ml feed
Amount per Serving
Calories 204 KCal
Protein 7.39 g
Crbohydrate 21.21 g
Sugar 0 g
Dietary Fibers –
Fat 9.99 g
Vitamin B12 0.96 µg
Folic Acid 39.98 µg
Calcium 84 mg
Phosphorus 112.14 mg
Sodium 67.2 mg
Potassium 163.38 mg
Chloride 197.4 mg
Iron 1.72 mg

Benefits & Recommendation:
•Calorie Dense feed.
•Replenished with recommended doses of vitamin and minerals.
•Serving size is 100 ml, so can be consumed by people with fluid restriction.
•No added sugar.
•Type of protein is Whey which makes it more bio available for absorption.
•Lactose and gluten free.
•Contains Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT) that imparts wide range of health benefits.
•Available is sweet lime flavor which makes it palatable.

Nephro HP
Brand: Abbott
Flavor: Vanilla Toffee.
Tin size: 400 g
Cost per tin: ₹ 670/-

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 5 leveled scoops or 44.5 g
Dilution: Supplement + 167 ml water =237 ml feed
Amount per Serving
Calories 222 KCal
Protein 9.70 g
Crbohydrate 19.3 g
Sugar 2.81 g
Dietary Fibers 2.33 g
Fat 11.39 g
Vitamin B12 0.94 µg
Folic Acid 49.84µg
Calcium 125.49 mg
Phosphorus 84.9 mg
Sodium 66.3 mg
Potassium 125.49 mg
Chloride 100.57 mg
Iron 2.24 mg

Benefits & Recommendation:
•Provides Complete and balanced nutrition.
•Contains high quality protein to replace protein lost during dialysis.
•Lactose and gluten free.
•Ready to use nutritional drink.
•Kidney friendly blend will help you comply with vitamin and mineral requirement.
•Consist of MUFA and Omega 3 acids to support healthy heart.
•Recommended for oral as well as tube feeding.
•Can be used in the daily recipes like custard, smoothie, oats dosa etc. It is advised to heat the supplement gently, do not boil.

Reno – pro High Protein
Brand: British Bio (Criti Care)
Flavor: Vanilla, Chocolate and Honey nut crunch.
Tin size: 750 g (30 packets)
Cost per tin: ₹ 660/-

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 1 sachet or 25 g
Dilution: Supplement + 40 ml water =60 ml feed
Amount per Serving
Calories 122 KCal
Protein 5 g
Crbohydrate 15.5 g
Sugar –
Dietary Fibers –
Fat 5 g
Vitamin B12 0.35 µg
Folic Acid 62.5 µg
Calcium 57.5 mg
Phosphorus 0 mg
Sodium 28 mg
Potassium 10 mg
Chloride 50 mg
Iron 1 mg

Benefits & Recommendation:
•High protein levels in Reno-pro HP helps meet the loss of protein during dialysis.
•Protein type is Whey Protein Concentrate and Soya Protein Isolate
•Vitamins and minerals
•Low Electrolyte Content controls blood pressure and also reduces the risk of CV complications due to hyperkalemia.
•No added Phosphorus.
•Available in sachet which makes it easy to understand the portion size and avoid contamination.

Penta Sure DLS
Brand: Hexagon
Flavor: Creamy Vanilla Flavor.
Tin size: 400 g
Cost per tin: ₹ 776/-


Nutrition Facts
Serving size 4 heaped scoops or 42 g
Dilution: Supplement + 66 ml water = 100 ml feed
Amount per Serving
Calories 217 KCal
Protein 7.56 g
Crbohydrate 23.39 g
Sugar 0 g
Dietary Fibers 0 g
Fat 10.37 g
Vitamin B12 1.09 µg
Folic Acid 114.45 µg
Calcium 119.70 mg
Phosphorus 59.85 mg
Sodium 58.80 mg
Potassium 98.70 mg
Chloride 90.72 mg
Iron 2.05 mg

Benefits & Recommendation:
•Formulated as per ESPN guidelines.
•Calories dense formula 2 kcal/ ml
•Provide adequate protein- 18 % Whey Protein Concentrate
•Low in Electrolyte
•Enriched with L-Taurine and L-Carnitine
•Delicious Vanilla flavour.

Lamino Dialysis Bix
Brand: La Renon Healthcare
Flavor: Vanilla and Chocolate flavors.
Tin size: 200 g (40 biscuits)
Cost per tin: ₹ 298/-

Nutrition Facts
Serving size 1 in no or 5 g
Amount per Serving
Calories 22.75 KCal
Protein 1.6 g
Crbohydrate 2.4 g
Sugar –
Dietary Fibers –
Fat 0.75 g
Vitamin B12 0.115 µg
Folic Acid 12.5 µg
Calcium –
Phosphorus 1.85 mg
Sodium 67.2 mg
Potassium 6.55 mg
Chloride – mg
Iron 0.1 mg

Benefits & Recommendation:
•6 biscuits gives approximately 10 grams protein.
•Easy to carry and store.
•No spillage and contamination.
•Acceptance is more than semis-solid formulas

Albumen RRT
Brand: B.V. Bio – Corp
Flavor: Mango Elaichi Powder.
Tin size: 200 g
Cost per tin: ₹ 599


Nutrition Facts
Serving size 1 scoop or 10 g
Dilution: Supplement + 100 ml curd/ Any meal
Amount per Serving
Calories 31.55 KCal
Protein 6.99 g
Crbohydrate 0 g
Sugar –
Dietary Fibers 0.3 g
Fat 0.4 g
Vitamin B12 0 µg
Folic Acid –
Calcium 0 mg
Phosphorus 0.01 mg
Sodium 129.9 mg
Potassium 104.4 mg
Chloride –
Iron 1.72 mg

Benefits & Recommendation:
•Composed of 70 % egg white protein- increase albumin level.
•Maintain positive nitrogen balance.
•Wheat fiber helps is bowel movement
•Low content of electrolyte reduces the risk of hyperkalemia and hypernatremia.
•Glutamine and Arginine increases immunity.

Disclaimer: The information given above is meant only for reference purpose, it is recommended to consult your Doctor/Dietician before you make any changes in the diet.

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  • how could I buy these products?