TYROS 2

Iron-fortified medical food powder for children and adults with tyrosinemia.

Last Updated: Monday, December 25, 2017 - 19:00

Description/Indication

TYROS 2 is an iron-fortified medical food powder that is free of the essential amino acids phenylalanine and tyrosine for children and adults with documented tyrosinemia. This 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:

  • Phenylalanine- and tyrosine-free
  • 22 g protein equivalent ⁄ 100 g powder
  • Higher level of protein equivalent than found in TYROS 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*

      22

      Fat, g

      8.5

      Linoleic acid, mg

      4200

      Carbohydrate, g

      60

      Vitamins/Other Nutrients

      Vitamin A, IU

      1420

      Vitamin D, IU

      280

      Vitamin E, IU

      9.8

      Vitamin K, mcg

      41

      Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mcg

      1220

      Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg

      980

      Vitamin B6, mcg

      980

      Vitamin B12, mcg

      2.4

      Niacin, mcg

      22000

      Folic acid (Folacin), mcg

      350

      Pantothenic acid, mcg

      4900

      Biotin, mcg

      49

      Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid), mg

      49

      Choline, mg

      98

      Inositol, mg

      49

      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

      1100

      Chloride, mg

      850

      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 acids phenylalanine and tyrosine.

  • 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 acids phenylalanine and tyrosine.

  • Product Forms

      TYROS 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: TYROS 2
      Item #: 891801
      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: 00087-5100-24
  • Composition
    • Ingredients: Corn syrup solids, amino acids (L-glutamine, L-leucine, potassium aspartate, L-lysine hydrochloride, L-proline, L-valine, L-isoleucine, L-alanine, L-arginine, L-threonine, L-serine, glycine, L-histidine, L-methionine, L-tryptophan, L-cystine), 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 iodide, sodium selenite, biotin, vitamin K1, ethyl vanillin.

  • Amino Acid Composition
    • ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS

      mg/100 g powder

      Histidine

      550

      Isoleucine

      1580

      Leucine

      2900

      Lysine

      1800

      Methionine

      480

      Cysteine

      350

      Phenylalanine

      0

      Tyrosine

      0

      Threonine

      1030

      Tryptophan

      420

      Valine

      1740

      NONESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS

      mg/100 g powder

      Arginine

      1450

      Alanine

      1580

      Aspartic Acid

      1910

      Glutamic Acid

      3800

      Glycine

      860

      Proline

      1910

      Serine

      950

  • 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 TYROS 2 is to be used only in the dietary management of children and adults with documented inborn errors of tyrosine metabolism including tyrosinemia type II while under direct and continuing medical supervision.

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

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

      Weight—one unpacked, level scoop (g)

      TYROS 2

      14.5

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