Gelmix Thickener Product Specifications

PRODUCT

Gelmix Thickener, a USDA organic thickener for breast milk, formula and other liquids, consists of an off-white fine powder that is odorless, tasteless and smooth when dissolved.

 

USES

Thickens breast milk, infant formula and other liquids effectively to nectar and honey-thick consistencies. Facilitates the retention of nutrients in breast milk and formula that requires thickening, often recommended for otherwise healthy infants with spit-up, present in conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux (GER).2 Also thickens other liquids, typically recommended for dysphagia management or for individuals suffering from swallowing difficulties.

 

INGREDIENTS

Organic Tapioca Maltodextrin, Organic Carob Bean Gum, Calcium Carbonate

 

SIDE EFFECTS

Transient gassiness may occur during the first two weeks of use, especially for infants under three months of age or under twelve pounds. Carob bean gum is not absorbed, so stools may have a mild mucous appearance. Gassiness and loose stools typically subside on their own or by decreasing the amount used.

 

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Not for use with infants under a gestational age of 42 weeks or under six pounds.6 Do not use for infants with suspected allergy to galactomannans. There are very few cases of allergies to galactomannans reported in academic literature. Do not use if galactosemia is suspected. Stop using if rash or other allergic reaction develops, and consult physician immediately. Not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

 

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