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Did you know…?

Colas and juices, while popular as a home remedy to clear clogged feeding tubes, may create additional clogs.[1]

In addition, cola does not dissolve formula-based clogs in feeding tubes.[2]

References:

  1. Dandeles, L. and Lodolee, A. Efficacy of Agents to Prevent and Treat Enteral Feeding Tube Clogs. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2011. 45:676-680.
  2. Klang, M.; Gandhi, U.; Mironova, O. Dissolving a Nutrition Clog With a New Pancreatic Enzyme Formulation. Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 2013. 28:410-412.