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How to thicken Fortisip Powder:

Prepare Fortisip Powder according to the manufacturer’s instructions, that is, add 46g (8 scoops) to 170ml of water to make 200ml of Fortisip reconstituted drink. Mix to ensure all the powder is dissolved then add Precise ThickN Instant according to the following method:

Mildly Thick Level 150
To 200ml of reconstituted Fortisip Powder add two pumps of Precise Thick-N Instant and mix for 30secs. Allow to stand for 5mins before consuming. Consume within 4 hours

Moderately Thick Level 400
To 200ml of reconstituted Fortisip Powder add four pumps of Precise Thick-N Instant and mix for 30secs. Allow to stand for 5mins before consuming. Consume within 4 hours

*Where longer storage times are required, a facility should consult their speech pathologists to assure the consistency of the supplement after that storage time. For longer storage periods, store the thickened supplement according to the facility’s food safety procedures.

How to thicken Fortisip:

Nutricia Fortisip builds viscosity very slowly with Precise Thick-N INSTANT Single Serve and needs to be made 1 hour in advance.

Mildly Thick - Level 150
To 200ml of Nutricia Fortisip add 3 pumps of Precise Thick-N INSTANT Single Serve and mix for 30secs. Allow to stand for 1 hour (preferably in the fridge) before serving. Consume within 8 hours *

Moderately Thick - Level 400:
To 200ml of Nutricia Fortisip add 4 pumps of Precise Thick-N INSTANT Single Serve and mix for 30secs. Allow to stand for 1 hour (preferably in the fridge) before serving. Consume within 8 hours*

Extremely Thick - Level 400
To 200ml of Nutricia Fortisip add 6 pumps of Precise Thick-N INSTANT Single Serve and mix for 30secs. Allow to stand for 1 hour (preferably in the fridge) before serving. Consume within 8 hours*

Fortisip Compact Protein
The small serving size of Nutricia’s Fortisip Compact Protein (125ml) makes it particularly difficult to thicken on its own, and the recipe below relies on combining 2 x 125ml bottles of Fortisip Compact Protein and thickening it as follows:

Mildly Thick - Level 150:
Shake well two bottles of Fortisip Compact Protein to mix the contents, then combined the two serves into a glass or cup. Add one pump of Precise Thick-N Instant and mix for 30secs. Allow to stand for 10mins before dividing into two serves for consumption. Consume within 2hours.

Moderately Thick - Level 400
Shake well two bottles of Fortisip Compact Protein to mix the contents, then combined the two serves into a glass or cup. Add two pumps of Precise Thick-N Instant and mix for 30secs. Allow to stand for 10mins before dividing into two serves for consumption. Consume within 2hours.

Extremely Thick  - Level 900
Shake well two bottles of Fortisip Compact Protein to mix the contents, then combined the two serves into a glass or cup. Add three pumps of Precise Thick-N Instant and mix for 30secs. Allow to stand for 10mins before dividing into two serves for consumption. Consume within 2hours.

*Where longer storage times are required, a facility should consult their speech pathologists to assure the consistency of the supplement after that storage time. For longer storage periods, store the thickened supplement according to the facility’s food safety procedures.