Half Packet of TummyCare Max® with Prevacid OTC Capsules
Simple Mixing Guide for 1/2 packet
at a concentration of 2 mg / mL concentration
at aa concentration
3: Add water
Your kit includes:
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• Using syringe, add
Kits are for reuse. Do NOT throw away caps, bottles,
funnel, syringes as you will reuse these.
Step 1: Add Prevacid®
• Put contents of 10 Prevacid OTC 15mg capsules
into the coffee grinder with 1 tspn TCMax powder,
grind until pulverized (~ 8 pulses
10 seconds each, shake the
grinder up and down while
holding lid tightly to ensure
a fifine grind of tablets.
Using funnel, pour the rest of the powder from
Max packet into the bottle.
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2: Add 7 Zegerid packets
REMEMBER YOU ARE
ONLY USING 1/2 PACKET
• Addcontents of 7 of the Zegerid 20mg packets
Step 4: refill packet
• With the funnel, pour contents of one
TummyCare-MaxTM packet into
grinder such as Krups, Toastmaster or Quiseen
below). The Quissen is rated very high and is $9.99
In order to make 1/2 packet from a full
packet of TummyCare Max you can open
the packet and pour the TCMax powder
into the mini angled cup from OXO. The
goal is to put enough powder to be at the
30 ml amount. You can slide the cup back
and forth on the counter and tap it to get
the powder level. This does not have to
as TC Max powder has suffificent
buffering even if you are off by 10% in
The biggest diffificulty when starting a PPI medicine
your measurement. Of course, you can
of a packet
as the one
make gas (CO2). In order to
reduce gas and in some cases projectile spit-ups, it
is wise to titrate the dose up from a lower amount to
a higher amount.
• 3 milliliters (mL) is the minimum
volume per dose of TummyCare Max
that should be given. (This is to ensure
enough buffer to neutralize stomach acid)
The dosing recommendation as shown in the PPI dosing information chart indicates a 12mg per dose,
three times a day for your infant.
If you are making a 3mg per mL concentration (typical for omeprazole) then this would be 4mL (12mg)
•Day 1: Dose 1mL per dose, three times a day.
•Day 2: Dose 2mL per dose, three times a day.
•Day 3: Dose 3mL per dose, three times a day.
•Day 4: Dose 4mL per dose, three times a day.
By day four your baby will be at the desired dosage and the issue of gas due to CO2 will be minimized.
For more detailed information go to the www.infant-acid-reflux-solutions.com/ppi-dosing-information.html