BCAD 2

Iron-fortified medical food powder that is for the dietary management of children and adults with maple syrup urine disease (MSUD).

Last Updated: Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 19:00

Description/Indication

BCAD 2 is an iron-fortified medical food powder that is free of the branched chain amino acids isoleucine, leucine and valine for the dietary management of children and adults with documented maple syrup urine disease (MSUD). The product provides all other essential amino acids as well as nonessential amino acids, carbohydrate, fat, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. Use under direct and continuing supervision of a doctor.

Product Features:

  • Isoleucine-, leucine-, valine-free
  • 24 g protein equivalent ⁄100 g powder
  • Higher level of protein equivalent than found in BCAD 1
  • Suitable for someone with lactose intolerance
  • Vanilla scent
  • Can be easily modified with preferred flavor enhancers
  • Mixes easily and stays in suspension well
  • Vitamin and mineral levels appropriate for children and adults
  • Halal
  • Nutrients
    • Per 100 grams Powder

      Calories

      410

      Protein equivalent, g*

      24

      Fat, g

      8.5

      Linoleic acid, mg

      4200

      Carbohydrate, g

      57

      Vitamins/Other Nutrients

      Vitamin A, IU

      1730

      Vitamin D, IU

      350

      Vitamin E, IU

      11.4

      Vitamin K, mcg

      47

      Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mcg

      1420

      Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg

      1140

      Vitamin B6, mcg

      1140

      Vitamin B12, mcg

      2.8

      Niacin, mcg

      26000

      Folic acid (Folacin), mcg

      410

      Pantothenic acid, mcg

      5700

      Biotin, mcg

      57

      Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid), mg

      57

      Choline, mg

      98

      Inositol, mg

      57

      Minerals

      Calcium, mg

      730

      Phosphorous, mg

      730

      Magnesium, mg

      163

      Iron, mg

      12.2

      Zinc, mg

      12.2

      Manganese, mcg

      1300

      Copper, mcg

      1220

      Iodine, mcg

      63

      Selenium, mcg

      28

      Chromium, mcg

      37

      Molybdenum, mcg

      37

      Sodium, mg

      610

      Potassium, mg

      1220

      Chloride, mg

      1020

      Product nutrient values and ingredients are subject to change. Please see product label for current information.

      * WARNING: This protein is incomplete since it does not contain the essential amino acids isoleucine, leucine and valine.

  • Nutrient Facts
    • Protein Equivalent (% Calories)*

      24

      Carbohydrate (% Calories)

      57

      Fat (% Calories)

      19

      Lactose-free

      Suitable for someone with lactose intolerance

      * WARNING: This protein is incomplete since it does not contain the essential amino acids isoleucine, leucine and valine.

  • Product Forms

      BCAD 2 is available in powder.

      When using this information, please note the following:

      Coding systems and reimbursement allowable rates vary by payer:

      • Medicare Part B uses HCPCS (Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System) to group products
      • Medicaid systems vary by state; some use HCPCS while others use NDC format code or systems of their own—contact your state provider for more information
      • Private health insurance and managed care companies may use HCPCS, NDC format code or their own system—contact your provider for more information

    • Product: BCAD 2
      Item #: 891501
      Description: Powder
      Unit Size: 1 lb can
      Calories/Unit: 1860
      Product Yield/Unit (fl oz): Varies
      Case: 6 cans per case
      HCPCS Code: B4162
      NDC Format Code: 00087-5100-15
  • Composition
    • Ingredients: Corn syrup solids, amino acids (L-glutamine, L-lysine hydrochloride, potassium aspartate, L-proline, L-alanine, L-arginine, L-phenylalanine, L-tyrosine, L-threonine, L-serine, glycine, L-histidine, L-methionine, L-tryptophan, L-cystine), sugar, soy oil, modified corn starch, calcium phosphate and less than 1%: sodium citrate, magnesium phosphate, potassium chloride, sodium phosphate, potassium citrate, choline chloride, ascorbic acid, taurine, inositol, ferrous sulfate, L-carnitine, zinc sulfate, niacinamide, vitamin E acetate, vitamin A palmitate, calcium pantothenate, cupric sulfate, manganese sulfate, vitamin B12, thiamin hydrochloride, vitamin B6 hydrochloride, riboflavin, folic acid, vitamin D3, chromic chloride, sodium molybdate, sodium iodide, biotin, sodium selenite, vitamin K1, ethyl vanillin.

  • Amino Acid Composition
    • ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS
      mg/100 g powder
      Histidine890
      Isoleucine0
      Leucine0
      Lysine2900
      Methionine770
      Cysteine550
      Phenylalanine1490
      Tyrosine1490
      Threonine1220
      Tryptophan650
      Valine0
      NONESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS
      mg/100 g powder
      Arginine1730
      Alanine1870
      Aspartic Acid2300
      Glutamic Acid4500
      Glycine1030
      Proline2300
      Serine1130
      Tyrosine1490
      Threonine1220
      Tryptophan650
      Valine0
  • Preparation of Feedings
    • Powder

      The medical professional will provide the correct amount of powder to mix with water for consumption.

      It is important to follow the directions below.

      Measure the correct amount of water into a suitable container for mixing. Then add the required amount of product. Mix well until blended. Consume the prepared beverage immediately or cover and refrigerate. Use within 48 hours of preparation. Mix before drinking.

      If instructed to use the scoop in the can, each unpacked, level scoop delivers approximately 14.5 g of powder. Store DRY scoop in can.

      WARNING: This product is nutritionally incomplete. Continuing medical supervision and frequent blood tests are required. BCAD 2 must be supplemented using other food sources of protein and fluid to provide enough isoleucine, leucine and valine to support dietary requirements of children and adults.

      CAUTION: Mead Johnson Nutrition BCAD 2 is to be used only in the dietary management of children and adults with documented maple syrup urine disease or other inborn errors of branched chain amino acid metabolism while under direct and continuing medical supervision.

      WARNING: Not for parenteral (I.V.) use.

      Refer to the product label for the most accurate information.

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