Resource ThickenUp Clear

What is Resource ThickenUp Clear?

Resource® ThickenUp Clear is an innovative thickening agent designed to rapidly thicken liquids, oral nutritional supplements and food for patients with dysphagia or swallowing difficulties. Once prepared, liquids remain clear and lump-free and Resource ThickenUp Clear, does not affect the taste or odour of the food or liquid.


It is a Food for Special Medical Purposes for the dietary management of patients with swallowing difficulties.

Use under medical supervision.


  • Transparent* and taste free
  • Thickens rapidly1
  • Amylase resistant1
  • Does not continue to thicken over time1

 * by strictly following the directions for use

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Try our Dysphagia App
Our app has been developed for patients and healthcare professionals and contains many useful features such as:

  • A dosage calculator
  • Mixing instructions
  • Product information

Download the Apple app here, or the android app from Google Play here.

How to prepare a drink with Resource® ThickenUp Clear

For a Stage 1 drink

For 100ml of water or any hot or cold drink


Resource ThickenUp clear composition guidelines  

  1. Add 1 level scoop of powder to a clean, dry glass using the measuring scoop provided
  2. Pour 100ml of your chosen drink over the powder
  3. Briskly stir with a spoon for 20 seconds until completely dissolved
  4. Leave to stand for 1 minute (cold drinks) or 3 minutes (hot drinks)
  5. Enjoy

Directions for use

  • Powder must be added first
  • Use a clean, dry glass
  • If the consistency is not right start again; do not add extra powder


Thicken Up nutritional information and guidelines 

If you are unsure about the recommended fluid consistency consult a Speech and Language Therapist for further advice.

Nutritional information

Resource ThickenUp Clear nutrition card

 Download product data sheet here: 


Maltodextrin (Corn, Potato), Xanthan Gum, Potassium Chloride. May contain milk. Kosher certified. Gluten free.


Resource ThickenUp Clear ordering information  


ACBS approved, prescribable on FP10 (GP10 in Scotland) for patients requiring thickening of liquid or food for the management of dysphagia due to conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s disease, muscular dystrophy, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, neurological disorders caused by injury or disease, and malignancies of the oral cavity and throat.
Source: NHSc compendium


For oral consumption only. Suitable for children above 3 years
of age.


Must be used under medical supervision.
Not suitable as sole source of nutrition.

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