HCY 2

A medical food powder for children and adults with homocystinuria.

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 19:00

Description/Indication:

HCY 2 is a medical food powder that is free of the essential amino acid methionine for children and adults with documented homocystinuria. 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:

  • Methionine-free
  • Cystine level is similar to the sum of cystine and methionine found in cow’s milk
  • 22 g protein equivalent/100 g powder
  • 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 *

      22

      Fat, g

      8.5

      Linoleic acid, mg

      4200

      Carbohydrate, g

      61

      Vitamins/Other Nutrients

      Vitamin A, IU

      1730

      Vitamin D, IU

      350

      Vitamin E, IU

      12.2

      Vitamin K, mcg

      47

      Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mcg

      1430

      Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg

      1140

      Vitamin B6, mcg

      1140

      Vitamin B12, mcg

      2.9

      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

      Phosphorus, mg

      730

      Magnesium, mg

      163

      Iron, mg

      13.8

      Zinc, mg

      13.8

      Manganese, mcg

      1500

      Copper, mcg

      1430

      Iodine, mcg

      63

      Selenium, mcg

      33

      Chromium, mcg

      45

      Molybdenum, mcg

      45

      Sodium, mg

      590

      Potassium, mg

      1100

      Chloride, mg

      960

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


      * WARNING: Protein is incomplete since it does not contain the essential amino acid methionine.

  • Nutrient Facts
    • Protein Equivalent (% Calories)*

      22

      Fat (% Calories)

      19

      Carbohydrate (% Calories)

      59

      Lactose-free

      Suitable for someone with lactose intolerance

      * WARNING: Protein is incomplete since it does not contain the essential amino acid methionine.

  • Product Forms

      HCY 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: HCY 2
      Item #: 891901
      Description: Powder
      Unit Size: 1 lb can
      Calories/Unit: 1860
      Product Yield/Unit (fl oz): Varies
      Case: 6 cans per case
      HCPCS Code: B4157 or B4162
      NDC Format Code: 00087-5100-27
  • Composition
    • Ingredients: Corn syrup solids, amino acids (L-glutamine, L-leucine, L-lysine hydrochloride, potassium aspartate, L-proline, L-valine, L-isoleucine, L-alanine, L-arginine, L-threonine, L-phenylalanine, L-tyrosine, L-serine, L-cystine, glycine, L-histidine, L-tryptophan), sugar, soy oil, modified corn starch, calcium phosphate, sodium citrate, magnesium phosphate, potassium chloride and less than 1%: 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 selenite, sodium iodide, biotin, vitamin K1, ethyl vanillin.

  • Amino Acid Composition
    • ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS

      mg/100 g powder

      Histidine

      550

      Isoleucine

      1560

      Leucine

      2900

      Lysine

      1780

      Methionine

      0

      Cysteine

      810

      Phenylalanine

      920

      Tyrosine

      920

      Threonine

      1030

      Tryptophan

      420

      Valine

      1720

      NONESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS

      mg/100 g powder

      Arginine

      1340

      Alanine

      1450

      Aspartic Acid

      1760

      Glutamic Acid

      3500

      Glycine

      790

      Proline

      1760

      Serine

      880

  • 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.

      Refer to the product label for the most accurate information.

      CAUTION: Mead Johnson Nutrition HCY 2 is to be used only in the dietary management of children and adults with documented homocystinuria while under direct and continuing medical supervision.

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

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

      Weight—one unpacked, level scoop (g)

      HCY 2

      14.5

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