NCI Drug Dictionary

The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

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casein/whey protein/soy protein/pea protein/fat mix/EPA/DHA-based nutritional supplement
A gluten-free, calorie-rich nutritional supplement containing all essential vitamins, minerals, and trace elements, as well as protein, fat and carbohydrates. The protein contained in this supplement is derived from a variety of sources, including casein, whey, soy and pea; it helps maintain digestive health throughout the gastrointestinal tract and reduces the risk of digestive complications. This supplement contains the essential omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexanaeoic acid (DHA). DHA and EPA are incorporated into cell membranes and affect the production of pro-inflammatory mediators, eliciting an anti-inflammatory effect. Medium chain triglycerides (MCT) in this supplement enhance fat absorption. Upon oral intake of this nutritional supplement, the ingredients may prevent both malnutrition and weight loss. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

US brand name:Nutrison