IMPACT ADVANCED RECOVERY® Drink is a unique beverage specially formulated to support your body’s recovery from major surgery.

The unique blend of nutrients in IMPACT® formulas has been studied in dozens of clinical trials and thousands of patients, and has been proven to reduce infection in patients undergoing major surgery. 2,4

Ask your health care provider if IMPACT Advanced Recovery® Drink is right for you.


What Surgeries Can IMPACT Advanced 
Recovery® Drink be Helpful For?

There are many types of surgeries performed each year. If you're undergoing major surgery, a specially formulated immunonutrition drink like IMPACT Advanced Recovery® Drink can support your body's immune function and promote better outcomes.

IMPACT Advanced Recovery® Drink is proven to reduce the risk of infections after major surgery and has been studied in the following types of patients:

  • Cardiac Surgery

    Including: Heart Surgery, Valve Replacement, Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)

  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Surgery

    Including: Pancreas Surgery (Pancreatectomy, Whipple Procedure), Stomach Surgery (Gastrectomy), Esophagus Surgery (Esophagectomy), Colon Surgery (Colorectal Surgery)

  • Gynecological Oncology Surgery

    Including: Uterus Removal (Hysterectomy)

  • Head and Neck Surgery

    Including: Oral Cancer Surgery and surgeries for Laryngeal and Oropharyngeal Cancers


  • Bladder Cancer Surgery

    Including: Cystectomy and Radical Cystectomy (Bladder Removal)

  • Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orthopedic Surgery

    Including: Total Hip, Knee and Shoulder Arthroplasty (replacement)

  • Non-Small cell Lung Cancer Surgery


Prepare your body for surgery. Get home sooner.

Good nutrition is essential for everyday life. Your diet is even more important before and after surgery to optimize recovery and support the healing process.


What is Immunonutrition?

Immunonutrition contains specialized ingredients, such as arginine, omega 3 fatty acids and nucleotides, thats support the Immune system and healing process after surgery.

Key Benefits

Unique blend of nutrients to support your surgery recovery

A unique blend of 3 key nutrients in quantities that would be a challenge to get from a normal diet alone:

  • Arginine: Supports the immune system and helps increase blood flow to your surgical wound, supporting the healing process1-3

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids (from fish oils): Help to lessen the stress on your body from surgery, by managing inflammation

  • Dietary Nucleotides: Help to rebuild immune cells, whose function is to help fight infection

Nutritional information

Each drink (178 mL) contains:

  • 200


  • 18 g


  • 4.2 g



  • 1.1 g

    Omega 3 (EPA+DHA)

  • 430 mg

    Dietary Nucleotides1

  • 15 g


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Ingredients: Nonfat Milk, Sugar, Maltodextrin, Cocoa processed with Alkali, Lactose, Vitamins and Minerals, Soy Lecithin, Carrageenan, Natural and Artificial Flavor, Salt.

Vitamins and Minerals: Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Hydroxide, Sodium Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Ferric Orthophosphate (Iron), Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Niacinamide, Copper Gluconate, Zinc Oxide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Thiamine Mononitrate, Biotin, Vitamin K1, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3, Vitamin B12

*May be appropriate as part of a carbohydrate controlled diet


Videos & Resources

Help your body recover from surgery and reduce surgery side effects

Watch a short video to see how IMPACT Advanced Recovery® Drink can prepare your body for major surgery and help your body recover from surgery

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