Drug information of Calshake
A powdered supplement containing protein (milk protein), fat (vegetable oil) and carbohydrate.
Calshake® is intended for the dietary management of patients with increased energy requirements e.g. patients with cystic fibrosis, cancer or HIV/AIDS.
Calshake® is prescribable on FP10/GP10 for the following indications: Disease related malnutriton, malabsorption states, or other conditions requiring fortification with a fat / carbohydrate supplement.
All prescriptions must be endorsed ACBS (Advisory Committee on Borderline Substances).
Drug indicationsNutritional supplement
To prepare one serving of Calshake®, add the contents of one sachet to 240ml whole milk. Mix vigorously with a whisk or fork.
Dosage should be calculated by a clinician or dietitian according to individual requirements.
Each serving of Calshake® (one sachet plus 240ml whole milk) will provide approximately 600kcal and 12g protein.
Drug contraindicationsChildren under 1 year
To be used under medical supervision.
Not suitable for infants under one year of age
Points of recommendation
Store unopened sachets in a cool, dry place. Once reconstituted, Calshake® can be stored for up to 24 hours in a refrigerator.
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