FORCEVAL® Capsules:

Are FORCEVAL® Capsules suitable for vegetarians / vegans?

FORCEVAL® Capsules are not suitable for vegetarians/vegans as the capsules contain gelatine that is derived from animals. The gelatine is derived from bovine sources.

Allergy information

FORCEVAL® Capsules are free from: Gluten, Yeast, Fish, Egg, Citrus, Lactose, Preservatives, Fructose, Milk

Can FORCEVAL® Capsules be used in pregnancy?

FORCEVAL® Capsules contain vitamin A, check with your doctor, dietician or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine during pregnancy.

Are FORCEVAL® Capsules Halal approved?

Yes, FORCEVAL® Capsules are Halal certified.

Are FORCEVAL® Capsules Kosher?

Yes, FORCEVAL® Capsules are Kosher certified.

What is the carbohydrate content of FORCEVAL® Capsules?

Each capsule contains 154mg of carbohydrate.

How many retinol equivalents are there in FORCEVAL® Capsules?

There are 2500 International Units (IU) of Vitamin A in FORCEVAL® Capsules which is equivalent to 4.5mg beta-carotene or 750mcg retinol equivalents.

How many micrograms of Vitamin D2 are there in FORCEVAL® Capsules?

There are 400 International Units (IUs) of Vitamin D2 in FORCEVAL® Capsules which is equivalent to 10mcg.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I MISS A DOSE, OR TAKE TOO MANY FORCEVAL® CAPSULES?

Do not worry if you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as possible, unless it is almost time to take the next dose (within 1-2 hours). Do not take a double dose. Then go on as before.

You should only take the amount recommended by your doctor or stated on the label. If you do take more than the recommended dose you should discuss this with your doctor or contact the nearest accident and emergency department immediately. Show any leftover medicines or the empty packet to the doctor.

You should never share medicines with anybody else.

WHAT ELSE CAN I DO TO HELP MYSELF?

Try to eat and drink a varied and balanced diet which will help to provide the nutrients your body needs.

As your individual circumstances may still require a supplement, it’s important to keep taking FORCEVAL® Capsules and to discuss any changes with your doctor first.

ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

FORCEVAL® Capsules may cause allergic reactions (such as rash), and problems related to your stomach and intestines (such as feeling or being sick and stomach pains).

A therapeutic nutritional adjunct where the intake of vitamins and minerals is suboptimal. 

Always read the label.

Forceval® Soluble:

What is the ideal volume for dissolving the FORCEVAL® soluble tablet?

The ideal recommended volume for dissolution is 125-200ml of water. The tablet will dissolve completely at lower volumes though may take a little longer and may require some stirring/swirling. Please also note that lowering the volume of reconstitution may impact on product palatability and taste (as the product contains a wide range of vitamins, minerals and trace elements).

The resulting solution appears to be a bit cloudy, Is this normal?

FORCEVAL® contains a wide range of vitamins, minerals and trace elements. Some of these are water soluble and some are fat-soluble which means that when dissolved in water will create a solution that is slightly cloudy. This is perfectly normal.

Can FORCEVAL® soluble be used with thickening agents?

Please discuss this requirement with a healthcare professional or contact Alliance Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Am I able to administer this product down a feeding tube?

Please discuss this requirement with a healthcare professional or contact Alliance Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Can FORCEVAL® soluble be dissolved with other drinks such as cola, etc.?

Because of the variety of drinks / colas available there is no study that we have undertaken which can allow us to make this recommendation.

What are the sodium and potassium levels within FORCEVAL® soluble?

Each FORCEVAL® Soluble Adult tablet contains 92mg of sodium and 300mg of potassium. Each FORCEVAL® Soluble Junior tablet contains 108mg of sodium and 300mg of Potassium.

What is the calorific value of FORCEVAL® soluble?

Each FORCEVAL® Soluble Adult tablet contains 7.9 Kcal / 33.1 KJ of energy. Each FORCEVAL® Soluble Junior tablet contains 8.5 Kcal / 35.67 KJ of energy.

My urine has changed colour. Is this normal?

FORCEVAL® Soluble contains Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) which is a water-soluble vitamin and any amount that is not required by the body is excreted in the urine. This may result in bright yellow discolouration of your urine.

Where can I find the full ingredients listing for FORCEVAL® Soluble and what is the vitamin and mineral composition?

The full ingredient list for the adult and junior preparations can be found on the respective commercial packs for each formulation. Please contact Alliance Pharmaceuticals Ltd for further information.

CLICK HERE to view the FORCEVAL® Soluble composition table.