Thick & Easy™ Clear

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Thick & Easy™ Clear

Thick & Easy™ Clear is a white powder consisting of maltodrextrin, xanthan gum, carrageenan, and erythritol.

Directions for Use

Thick & Easy™ Clear can be added to all hot and cold liquids, food and nutritional supplements to develop a thicker consistency and prevent aspiration. It provides total clarity in water or other liquids and maintains its stability overtime.

  1. Using the scoop in the tin
  2. Add recommended of level scoops of powder into an empty dry glass/cup
  3. Add desired liquid to the glass, stir briskly with a whisk or fork until dissolved
  4. Leave to stand for a few minutes

Keep liquid refrigerated until ready to use. 

Freezing: Thick & Easy™ Clear is freeze-thaw stable and can be stored for as long as the food or liquid that is thickened can be preserved.

Features

Thick & Easy™ Clear: 

  • Clear results to support patient compliance and hydration
  • Gives smooth consistency 
  • Does not affect the taste, color and odor of foods and liquids 
  • Mixes with all kinds of foods and liquids ​

Ingredients 

Maltodextrin, xanthan gum, carrageenan and erythritol

Shelf Life

Thick & Easy™ Clear has a shelf life of 3 years from the date of manufacture.

Once opened the tin should be resealed with the plastic lid provided and kept in a cool, dry location (room temperature) and in a relatively odour free environment.

Shelf life once opened is 2 years if stored in the appropriate conditions.

Indications

  

Thick & Easy™ Clear is designed to easily thicken food and fluids for patients who have difficulty swallowing (dysphagia). 

Thick & Easy™ Clear is prescribable on FP10/GP10 for the thickening of food and fluids in dysphagia.

Contra-indications

For enteral use only 

Not suitable for infants under three years of age

Precautions

Should only be used under medical supervision

Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition

Packaging

  • Thick & Easy™ Clear is available in a 126g resealable tin. 
  • Thick & Easy™ Clear is available in 1.4g sachet, box x100 sachets. 
  • Thick & Easy™ Clear is a Food for Special Medical Purposes 
  • Gluten and lactose free.

Dosage

*National Descriptors: UK only                         Consistency 
Guidelines for use per  200ml

      Stage 1*

     Stage 2*

      Stage 3*

    No. of scoops

     1 Scoop

     4 Scoops

     6 Scoops

 

#National Descriptors: ROI only                      Consistency  
Guidelines for use per  200ml

  Grade 1#

   Grade 2#

   Grade 3#

  Grade 4#
    No. of scoops

   1 Scoop

  2 Scoops

   4 Scoops

  6 Scoops

 

 

There is not a maximum dosage; this product has been tried and tested and is very safe and well tolerated

1 Scoop = approx. 1.4g 

1 tin = 90 Scoops 

 

 

 

 

Product Characteristics

 

​Average content per 100 g ​
Energy density​ 291.1kcal (4.08kcal per scoop)
Energy distribution​ ​
Protein​ 1.24%​
Fat​ 0.24%​
Carbohydrates​ 73.92%​
Fibre​ 24.6%​

 

Order / PIP Codes

Thick & Easy™ Clear

Packaging

Size Unit 

Order Code 

PIP Code

Thick & Easy™ Clear tin 126g  7195401 396-8252
Thick & Easy™ Clear sachet  1.4g 7196401 402-3065