How Safe Is Souvenaid®?
Souvenaid® contains nutrients that are naturally present in food. Results from three clinical studies showed Souvenaid® was very well tolerated and had a positive safety profile.1-4
SOUVENAID® & OTHER MEDICATION
Souvenaid® has been tested as an add-on therapy to standard medications for Alzheimer’s disease. No adverse events were reported as a result of taking Souvenaid® along with these medications.4
Many patients who have been involved in clinical trials with Souvenaid® were also taking medications for other conditions. The use of Souvenaid® in combination with these other medications was not associated with any side effects in these patients.
SOUVENAID® & OTHER MEDICAL CONDITIONS
- Souvenaid® is not suitable as a sole source of nutrition and should be used in addition to normal dietary intake.
- People who have an allergy to milk protein, fish oil or soy may not be able to consume Souvenaid®.
- Souvenaid® is not suitable for people with galactosaemia.
- Souvenaid® is free from gluten-containing ingredients (<20mg/kg).
- Souvenaid® is low lactose (<300mg/kg).
- People with diabetes can consume Souvenaid®. However, Souvenaid® does contain carbohydrates and, as with other foods containing carbohydrate, it is advisable for people with diabetes to monitor their blood glucose levels in consultation with their diabetes medical team.
- Soininen H et al. Lancet Neurol 2017; 16: 965–975.
- Scheltens P et al. Alzheimers Dement 2010; 6: 1–10.e1.
- Scheltens P et al. J Alzheimers Dis 2012; 31: 225–236
- Shah RC et al, Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy 2013; 5; 59