MCT Medium Chain Triglycerides Oil Nutricia 500ml

R 799.99
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A liquid containing a mixture of medium chain triglycerides (MCT) for fat malabsorption conditions.


  • 8.55kcal/ml
  • 95g fat per 100ml (100% of which MCT)
  • Can be used in cooking as a substitute to ordinary fats and oils
  • Can be mixed with liquids or used as part of a modular feed 


  • MCT Oil is an energy source and is indicated in the dietary management of intractable epilepsy using the ketogenic diet or for fat malabsorption such as in cystic fibrosis and chronic liver disease


  • MCT Oil should be introduced slowly in the diet as rapid absorption of large intakes may cause vomiting or diarrhoea 

Age restrictions

  • Suitable for infants, children and adults

Important Notice

  • Not suitable for intravenous use
  • Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition 

Directions for Use

  • The quantity of MCT Oil should be determined by a clinician or a dietitian only and is dependent on the age, bodyweight and medical condition of the patient
  • Mix well with food or fluid
  • MCT Oil has a lower smoke point than regular fats and oils; heat gently
  • Discard unfinished feeds 24 hours after use
  • Once opened, store in the fridge and use within one month
  • Daily increments:
    • Infants 1-2g
    • Children 5-6g
    • Adults 7-10g


  • Store below 20°C
  • Always replace the container lid after use
  • Unopened shelf life is 36 months
  • Once opened, replace lid and store in a refrigerator for up to 28 days


  • 0.20 0.10 MCT oil (fractionated coconut oil, palm kernel oil)

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