Did you know…?

Up to 35% of enteral feeding tubes will become clogged.[1,2]

If a clogged feeding tube cannot be cleared, it will be replaced. Replacing a feeding tube can incur numerous costs, as well as risk of malposition.


  1. Dandeles LM, Lodolce AE. Efficacy of agents to prevent and treat enteral feeding tube clogs. Ann Pharmacother. 2011;45:676-680.
  2. Blumenstein I, Shastri YM, Stein J. Gastroenteric tube feeding: techniques, problems and solutions. World J Gastroenterol. 2014;20:8505-8524.