Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Protein

Synonym(s): Promod

Introduction

Name

  • Protein supplement.

Class of drug

  • Protein.

Uses

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Indications

  • Protein supplements are used to increase protein intake of inappetant or anorectic patients.
  • Trauma/surgical patients are most at risk of protein-energy malnutrition.
  • Protein supplementation may be indicated in certain physiological situations, eg lactation, as part of a balanced diet.

Administration

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Precautions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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