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ThickenUp Gel Express - 450ml

ThickenUp Gel Express - 450ml

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THICKENUP® Gel Express is a liquid thickener which provides an easy, fast and effective solution to support the hydration needs of people with dysphagia.

THICKENUP® Gel Express benefits:

  • Dosing system allows for quick and accurate dispensing.
  • Helps to improve the safety of swallow by increasing viscosity, in line with IDDSI^ guidelines (Levels 1-4).
  • Contains a unique blend of xanthan and acacia gums which results in a gel that remains unaltered in the bottle over time.
  • Offers smooth, lump-free and amylase-resistant beverages.

THICKENUP® Gel Express is a food for special medical purposes for the dietary management of people with swallowing difficulties. Must be used under medical supervision.

Clinical Indications

  • Dysphagia


Water, emulsifier (414), thickener (xanthan gum), sodium citrate, acidity regulator (338), preservatives (211, 202).

May contain milk, mustard, egg, celery.


  • Add 150mL of beverage to a clean glass or cup.
  • Pump required amount of THICKENUP® Gel Express into beverage.
  • Stir for 30 seconds.
  • Wait a minimum of 5 minutes for the liquid to thicken until the desired consistency is reached.
  IDDSI Framework
Hot and Cold Beverages*

Level 1

Slightly Thick

Level 2

Mildly Thick

Level 3

Moderately Thick

Level 4

Extremely Thick*

150mL liquid 1 pump 2 pumps 4 pumps 6 pumps‡

1 pump = 1 dose = 4.6mL.

Refer to a healthcare professional when mixing complex liquids such as carbonated and alcoholic beverages. These liquids behave uniquely when mixed with THICKENUP® Gel Express. Please check consistency of all prepared liquids before serving.

*For IDDSI level 4, limit the 150mL serve to 7/day.

‡Level 4 Extremely Thick liquids are evaluated as IDDSI compliant based on Spoon Tilt Test.

Storage Instructions: Store in a cool dry place. Shake bottle before opening. Once opened, use within 8 weeks. No refrigeration required after bottle is opened. When reconstituted, consume within 4 hours at room temperature or within 24 hours if refrigerated.

Important Notice: Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Only suitable from 3 years.

Nutritional information

THICKENUP® Gel Express

Pumps Per Bottle:

Approximately 95 pumps

Unit 100mL 1 x pump (4.6mL)
Energy kJ 218 10
  kcal 52 2.4
Fat (0% kcal) g 0 0
   – of which saturates g 0 0


(0% kcal)

g 0 0
   – of which sugar g 0 0
Fibre (99% kcal) g 25 1.1
Protein (1% kcal) g 0.5 0.02
Sodium mg 540 25
Potassium mg 215 9.9
Phosphorus mg 285 13

All values specified are average values.

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