Generic Name: Isomil Brand Name(s): Generics only. No brands available.

Uses

What is Isomil used for?

The Isomil family of products are source of complete, balanced nutrition designed especially for kids from 0-24 months.

Isomil is formulated especially for infant feeding for birth, to meet the nutritional needs for infants to suffer from lactose intolerance, milk allergy and diarrhea.

How should I take Isomil?

Your baby’s health depends on carefully following these directions. Proper hygiene, handling, and storage are important when preparing infant formula. Failure to follow these directions could result in severe harm. Ask your baby’s doctor if you need to use cooled, boiled water for mixing and if you need to boil (sterilize) bottles, nipples, and rings before use.

  • Wash your hands, surfaces and utensils.
  • Pour water into clean bottle.
  • Add 1 unpacked level scoop (8.3 g) to each 2 fl oz of water.
  • Return dry scoop to container.
  • Cap bottle, shake well, attach nipple.
  • Once feeding begins, use within 1 hour or discard.

How do I store Isomil?

Isomil is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Isomil in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Isomil that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Isomil down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Isomil?

  • Soy formulas are not recommended for premature infants with birth weights less than 1800 g.
  • Never use a microwave oven to warm formula. Serious burns can result.
  • Powdered infant formulas are not sterile and should not be fed to premature infants or infants who might have immune problems unless directed and supervised by your baby’s doctor.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There are no adequate studies in women for determining risk when using Isomil during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Isomil. Isomil is pregnancy risk category A, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

FDA pregnancy risk category reference below:

  • A=No risk,
  • B=No risk in some studies,
  • C=There may be some risk,
  • D=Positive evidence of risk,
  • X=Contraindicated,
  • N=Unknown

Breastfeeding:

No risk.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Isomil?

No undesired effects have been reported. In any case, the onset of any undesired effects, you should be promptly reported to your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Isomil?

Isomil may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with Isomil?

Isomil may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Isomil?

Isomil may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Isomil.

What is the dose of Isomil for an adult?

Not indicated.

What is the dose of Isomil for a child?

  • Diedary supplement: 100 cal/kg/day; volume/feed 30 ml/kg <1 l/day.
  • Isomil contains Cal/oz: 20.

How is Isomil available?

Isomil is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Similac Soy Isomil Powder: 1.45-LB (658-g) SimplePac.
  • Similac Soy Isomil Powder: 2.13-LB (964-g) SimplePac.
  • Similac Soy Isomil Ready to Drink: 2-fl-oz (59-ml) bottle.

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services (115) or go to your nearest emergency room.

It is also important to carry a written list of all of the prescription and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking with you in case of emergencies.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Isomil, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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Review Date: January 4, 2017 | Last Modified: January 4, 2017

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