Hyfiber is a low volume, liquid fibre supplement containing 12g soluble fibre in each 30ml sachet – this is made up of 10.3g from polydextrose and 1.7g from fructooligosaccharides (FOS). Presented in a mild citrus flavour, Hyfiber is suitable for the dietary management of bowel transit disorders. Hyfiber is ready to use and can be taken orally without the need for pre-mixing; or administered via an enteral feeding tube.
Product Features & Benefits
12g soluble fibre in each 30ml sachet
Enables the user to easily meet their recommended daily intake of fibre, whether eating orally, or being enterally tube fed. Ideal for fluid restricted diets.
Frutooligosaccharides bypass the small intestine, reaching the large intestine intact and forming short chain fatty acids which help to promote a healthy bowel.
Ready to use liquid
No pre-mixing required. Can be taken neat, mixed easily into other foods or drinks, or administered down an enteral feeding tube without the risk of tube blockage.
Available in an easy to drink mild citrus flavour
Tastes good, helps compliance and makes oral consumption easier for the patient.
Single use sterile sachets
Easy for patients to use and health professionals to administer. Helps support infection control, especially when being used alongside or with enteral tube feeding.
Administration, Dosage & Directions for use
Hyfiber should be administered by a clinician or dietitian. Dosage is dependent on the age and medical condition of the patient. Hyfber is a ready to use liquid and can be added without the need for pre-mixing, directly into hot or cold foods, drinks or supplements. Hyfiber can be administered with enteral tube feeds.
Dosage – It is recommended that the addition of Hyfiber to the diet should be gradually increased to meet individual requirements. As a guide:
Week 1: Discontinue any other fibre products. Give 1 sachet of Hyfiber (30ml) orally (either neat or mixed into a drink of choice) once per day.
Week 2: Discontinue any laxative or stool softeners. Increase dosage of Hyfiber to 1 sachet being given twice per day.
Week 3: Maintain dosage of 1 sachet twice per day or decrease to 1 sachet once per day as directed by the health professional
Enteral Tube Feeding – Flush feeding tube. Mix 1 sachet of Hyfiber with 30ml water and administer down the enteral feeding tube using a 60ml enteral syringe. Once infused, flush the tube and then continue enteral tube feeding as prescribed.
For the dietary management of bowel transit disorders.
Precautions & Contra-indications
Must be used under strict medical supervision. For oral or enteral use only. Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Not recommended for children under 3 years of age.
Shelf Life & Storage
Hyfiber has a shelf life of 24 months from date of manufacture. Store unopened at room temperature (not exceeding 25oC). Once opened, consume immediately.
Pack Size & Ordering
HyFiber is available in packs of 100 x 30ml sachetsClick here for ordering information Click here for product codes