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Resource® ThickenUp® Clear



An instant thickening agent that can be used with both liquids and food to help manage dysphagia.

HOW TO THICKEN LIQUID USING RESOURCE® THICKENUP® CLEAR
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THE NESTLÉ HEALTH SCIENCE RANGE OF TAILOR-MADE NUTRITIONAL SOLUTIONS

Nestle ThickenUp® is an instant thickening agent that can be used to help with swallowing difficulties. Learn more:

For nutritiously complete oral feeding products, check out our Peptamen neutral flavour, next.


Nestlé Health Science produces a range of foods for special medical purposes (FSMP) for use under medical supervision. A sample product should only be requested for a patient if deemed suitable following a professional evaluation from an appropriate healthcare professional. Althera® and Alfamino® are infant FSMPs and should only be used after the full consideration of the feeding options available, including breastfeeding.
The Nestlé Health Science Sample Service is available to healthcare professionals only, who require sample products for professional evaluation when they have no sample product or if a patient has insufficient product to cover their needs. This service is not intended as a long term solution for a patient.
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References:

1. Development of a Non-invasive Device for Swallow Screening in Patients at Risk of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia: Results from a Prospective Exploratory Study. Steele, C.M., Mukherjee, R., Kortelainen, J.M. et al. Dysphagia 2019; 34, 698–707

2. The effects of a xanthan gum based thickener on the swallowing function of patients with dysphagia. Rofes L et al. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2014; 39(10): 1169-1179.

3. Data on file. Nestlé Health Science.

4. Hibberd J et al. Dysphagia 2011; 26: 432–75.

5. Effects of Bolus Rheology on Aspiration in Patients with Dysphagia. Leonard RJ et al. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Apr;114(4):590-4

6. A comparative study between modified starch and xanthan gum thickeners in post-stroke oropharyngeal dysphagia. Vilardell N et al. Dysphagia 2016; 31(2): 169-179.

 

Footnotes and abbreviations:
GI, gastrointestinal

FAQ


Q: Is Resource® ThickenUp® just for liquids?

A: Resource® ThickenUp® can be used for both liquids and foods