From what age can you use Gloup?

Gloup can be used from the age of 2 and up. Between the age of 2 and 6, we recommend to use a maximum amount of 3 times a day, as the intake of all ingredients stay well below any amount of ‘Daily intake advised’.

Which version suits me best?

There are different versions of Gloup available. Click here to find out which products suits your needs best.

There is always a suitalbe version that makes the intake of your medication easier.

Why does Gloup have a flavor?

Gloup needs to mask the bad taste and flavor of the medication. For people that face swallowing issues with medication, the horrible flavor of the medication is often a problem. We fix this issue by adding a nice flavor.

Which packaging suits my needs?

There are different packaging available. Which one suits you best is depending on how many times per day you need to take medication.

  • 25 stick packs in a box: If you use it every now and than, a total of 25 intakes. Benefit of this is that all the stick packs can be kept for 2 years.
  • 75 ml tube: This small tube is perfect for use during travel (it is allowed in hand luggage). It can be used 15 times, so appropriate for antibiotics for a few days.
  • 150 ml tube: It can be used for 30 intakes, so perfect if you need to take medication once a day or antibiotics for a longer period.
  • 500 ml bottle: perfect if you need to take medication multiples times a the day. When using 3 times a day, the bottle will last about a month. Benefit of this packaging is the pump dispenser, which gives you the perfect amount of Gloup per intake, with just one pump.
There is an IDDSI Level on the packaging, what is that?

On all packages of Gloup you can find IDDSI-Levels. These levels are internationally used by speech therapists. The standard catagorizes fluids and foods in different levels, based on consistency. If you have dysphagia, these consistencies are very important, as you will have a diet based on the Level that is needed in your personal situation. The consistencies of Gloup are always guaranteed the Level that is stated on the packaging. ALL Gloup products are IDDSI Level 4 from the fridge, so even safe in case of severe dysphagia. Look on the IDDSI website for more information. 

Should I keep Gloup in the fridge?

No, you don’t have to keep Gloup in the fridge. Storage temperature of Gloup is between 2 and 25 degrees celsius. However you are allowed to keep it in the fridge.

A tip to make swallowing easier however, is to keep Gloup in the fridge. The cold product will have a positive effect on the swallowing reflex.

In case of extreme high temperatures, where 25 degrees Celsius is exeeded, it definitely needs to be kept in the fridge.

What is the expiry date of Gloup?

Unopened Gloup can be used for 2 years after production date. Please check expiry date on the packaging.

After opening Gloup can be used for 2 months.

Does Gloup contain allergens?

Gloup does not contain allergens, so no lactose and gluten either.

If you wish to have more information on allergens, please send an email to 

Is Gloup amylase resistant?

Gloup is not amylase resistant.

Gloup is intended to be swallowed immediately. The consistency of the bolus is that strong so holding it in the mouth for a few seconds does not drastically change the consistency.


Does Gloup contain sugar?

There are different versions available. Gloup, Kids, Gloup Original and Gloup Forte contain a small amount of sugar  (0,5 grams per intake).

If you prefer a sugar free version, Gloup Zero would be your best choice. It is sweetened  with xylitol, this is a natural sweetener and it has a positive influence on the mouth hygiene.

Does Gloup contain alcohol?

No, Gloup does not contain alcohol.

Does Gloup contain (animal) gelatin?

Gloup does not contain gelatin,

Why should I avoid using food for the intake of my medication?

Many medications interact with different food. many interactions have been studied, but there are still a lot unknown interactions as well. Fruit products, but dairy products as well are known to have an impact on the effect of the medication. By using Gloup medication swallowing gel you minimize the risk on those unwanted and unknown interactions.