Community Discussion Forum Adults and PKU Formula Survey Reply To: Formula Survey

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tara: i don’t take a liquid formula. i did for a long time, but not consistently. i thought it was a pain to always carry around containers or packets of powder and juice. keeping it cold is also a pain!! the aftertaste of formula grosses me out too. i always need to chew a piece of gum afterwards if i dont want to smell like dog food!! i now take Phlexy-10 tablets. formula in pill form!! i have to take 60 pills a day, which sounds like a lot, but it’s not really that bad. i take 20 pills 3 times a day. i can take 2 pills in my mouth at a time, so it takes me no longer than 5 mins to take 20 pills. the pills also contain 3 grams of fiber per 10, another benefit!! after taking pills, i dont have a nasty taste in mouth either. so if you dont mind taking pills, these work really good!!

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