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    • Axona

    • Axona

      Axona is a medical food marketed for the clinical dietary management of the impairment of metabolic processes associated with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. It is a proprietary formulation of fractionated coconut oil (caprylic triglyceride), a medium-chain triglyceride. Accera, Inc., the company that makes Axona ... Read »


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    • Bimuno

    • Bimuno is a bio-engineered second generation Prebiotic (nutrition) food supplement. The prebiotic supplement was developed by Clasado BioSciences, an international Biotechnology company based in Jersey, UK. The concept of prebiotics was first described by Glenn Gibson, (then at the Institute of Food Research, Read ... Read »


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    • Chromium(III) nicotinate

    • Chromium(III) nicotinate

      Chromium(III) nicotinate is an ionic substance used for chromium supplementation in some nutritional products, where it is also referred to as chromium polynicotinate. It appears in products that are referred to as a medical food used for nutritional support for conditions associated with diabetes mellitus type 2. The ... Read »


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    • Diosmin

    • Diosmin

      Diosmin is a flavone, a member of the flavonoid family. Diosmin aglycone is diosmetin. It can be found in Teucrium gnaphalodes, a plant endemic to the Iberian Peninsula. Diosmin is a semisynthetic flavonoid molecule derived from citrus d (modified hesperidin). It is an oral phlebotropic drug used in the treatment ... Read »


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    • Enzymotec

    • Food ingredients Enzymotec is an Israeli speciality chemicals company The company was founded in 1998 at the Naiot Venture Accelerator that markets products created from lipids from raw sources like fish and plants as food ingredients, dietary supplements, and medical food products for adults, children, and infants. ... Read »


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    • Flavocoxid

    • Flavocoxid is a medical food consisting of plant derived flavonoids which have anti-inflammatory activity and are used to provide nutritional support to people with chronic osteoarthritis. Flavocoxid has been linked to occasional minor elevations in serum enzyme levels during therapy and to rare instances of clinically ... Read »


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    • Beta-Hydroxy beta-methylbutyric acid

    • β-Hydroxy β-methylbutyric acid

      β-Hydroxy β-methylbutyric acid (HMB), also known as β-hydroxy β-methylbutyrate, is a naturally produced substance in humans that is used as dietary supplement and as an ingredient in some medical food products. HMB can reduce the loss of lean body mass in individuals experiencing age-related muscle loss, bu ... Read »


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    • Juven

    • Juven is a medical food that is manufactured by Abbott Laboratories and used for providing nutritional support under the care of a doctor in individuals with muscle wasting due to AIDS or cancer, to promote wound healing following surgery or injury, or when otherwise recommended by a medical professional. It is a powde ... Read »


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    • Medical food

    • Medical foods are foods that are specially formulated and intended for the dietary management of a disease that has distinctive nutritional needs that cannot be met by normal diet alone. They were defined in the Food and Drug Administration's 1988 Orphan Drug Act Amendments and are subject to the general food and safet ... Read »


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    • Medical Nutrition

    • Medical Nutrition is a therapeutic composition developed to satisfy the nutritional requirements of patients that have specific medical conditions in a manner that supports their physical upkeep, treatment procedure, and symptom management. Normally, individuals obtain the necessary nutrients their bodies require thro ... Read »


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    • Medical nutrition therapy

    • Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) is a therapeutic approach to treating medical conditions and their associated symptoms via the use of a specifically tailored diet devised and monitored by a medical doctor physician, registered dietitian,or professional nutritionist. The diet is based upon the patient's medical record, ... Read »


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    • Medium-chain triglyceride

    • Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) are triglycerides whose fatty acids have an aliphatic tail of 6–12 carbon atoms. The fatty acids found in MCTs are called medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs). Like all triglycerides, MCTs are composed of a glycerol backbone and three fatty acids. In the case of MCTs, 2 or 3 of the f ... Read »


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    • Metanx

    • Metanx

      Metanx is a prescription medical food made by Pamlab that contains L-methylfolate (as Metafolin, a calcium salt of vitamin B9), methylcobalamin (vitamin B12) and pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (vitamin B6). It is a vitamin B supplement. Metanx is indicated for the dietary management of peripheral neuropathy (i.e. DPN). Metanx ... Read »


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    • Levomefolic acid

    • Levomefolic acid

      Levomefolic acid (INN) (also known as L-5-MTHF, L-methylfolate and L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate and (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolate, and (6S)-5-MTHF) is the primary biologically active form of folate used at the cellular level for DNA reproduction, the cysteine cycle and the regulation of homocysteine. It is also the form ... Read »


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    • Pamlab

    • Alfasigma USA, Inc. (formerly 'Pamlab') is an American medical food company, and a division of Alfasigma Group, of Bologna Italy. Alfasigma USA, Inc (formerly Pamlab, LLC) US base of operations is located in Covington, Louisiana. The company has been in the pharmaceutical industry since 1957, initially introducing ... Read »


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    • Souvenaid

    • Souvenaid is a medical food in the form of a thick, yogurt-like drink that is marketed as helping people with Alzheimer's disease. It contains a mixture of docosahexaenoic acid, eicosapentaenoic acid, phospholipids, choline, uridine monophosphate, vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol equivalents), selenium, vitamin B12, vitamin ... Read »


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    • Theramine

    • Theramine is amino acids sold together in combination with other medications. In 2010 the FDA send the manufacturer, Physician Therapeutics, a warning as the substance did not have approved uses. ... Read »


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