Medicines & Supplements A to Z > Ensure Milk
Last updated on 19/10/2021.
GENERIC NAME: Ensure Milk
CHINESE NAME: 加營素
DRUG CLASS: Supplements
SUB CLASS: Dietary Supplements
USED FOR: Heart health, Immune health, Bone and muscle health supplementation
AVAILABLE DOSAGE FORMS: /
What is Ensure Milk for?
Ensure milk is a dietary supplement that contains many important nutrients, including omega 3, high quality protein, multivitamins and probiotics. Its adult formulation ensures that people with busy lives can get sufficient daily nutrients. Ensure milk is also suitable to use in lactose intolerance.
How to use it?
To make up the drink, add 6 scoops of Ensure into 195ml of cold or lukewarm water and mix till dissolved to obtain 230 ml of ready-made drink. It is recommended to take it twice daily.
What are the side effects of Ensure Milk?
Ensure milk is generally safe and does not cause any side effects.
Who should not take Ensure Milk?
– People who are allergic to any component of Ensure milk.
– People with galactosemia
– Not recommended for children under 10 years old
– The American Heart Association recommends adequate intake of Omega 3 fatty acids to maintain heart health.
– Maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle is also key for maintaining overall health
Common dosing schedule:
Ensure milk is recommended to take 2 times daily.
This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs.
Some common medications Ensure Milk may interact with:
No known significant interactions
Please notify your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking the above medication, dosage adjustments might be needed.
Where to buy Ensure Milk in Hong Kong?
In Hong Kong, Ensure Milk can be purchased without a prescription from any retail outlet in Hong Kong. This includes grocery stores, convenience stores, medicine shops, and pharmacies. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.
For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk
Need more information?
For detailed information about the use of Ensure Milk in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.