Efficacy and safety of F-100, diluted F-100 (F100D), and infant formula (IF) in the rehabilitation phase of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) for infants below 6 months

A new study has found that F-100 can be safely used in the rehabilitation phase for infants under 6 months with SAM and there is no need to prepare alternative formulations.

In a double-blind randomized clinical trial conducted to assess the efficacy and safety of F-100, F-100D, and IF
at the Nutrition Rehabilitation Unit, icddr,b, 153 infants u6m with SAM were enrolled and randomly assigned to any
of the three diets after stabilization.

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