High energy in a small bottle

Ensure Compact Vanilla

Complete, balanced nutrition in a small bottle. 

Ensure Compact is a 125 mL, ready-to-drink, high-energy, complete, balanced oral nutritional supplement.4

Its nearly 60% less sugar vs its nearest competitor and 99% compliance.#5

Suitable for adults:


With or at risk of disease-related malnutrition


Fluid or volume restriction


Poor volume tolerance


Recovery from surgery, injury and/or illness

Use Ensure Compact as a sole source of nutrition or with or between meals. The recommended intake is 1-2 bottles per day.

When used a supplement, the recommended key nutrients per serve:1

230 kcal


12.8g protein

Protein per bottle

28 vitamins and minerals

Essential vitamins & minerals

Available in 125 mL liquid

Suitable for tube feeding, Vanilla flavour preferred.

Available Flavours:

Complete, balanced nutrition1

28 essential vitamins and minerals to help keep you strong and healthy.

12.8 g protein per serve.

Source of energy to keep you doing what you love.

Ensure Compact

Muscle strength

With a high quality protein and vitamin D, Ensure Compact helps adults maintain strength and health.1,2

Healthy bones

Calcium to support strong bones.1,2

Immune support

Antioxidants to support immune health.1,2


Fibre-free and low FODMAP based on ingredients, to suit people requiring a low fibre or low FODMAP diet .1


Provides just as much as nutrition as a standard 1.5 kcal/mL oral nutritional supplement in 125 mL, helping aid compliance and improve nutritional intake and outcomes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I buy Ensure Compact?

You can buy Ensure Compact through most pharmacies without a script. If your local pharmacy does not stock Ensure Compact on shelf please ask them to order it in for you, or call our Customer Service team on 1800 225 311.

Ensure Compact is also available through distributors including under the NDIS.

How much protein is in Ensure Compact?

Each serving of Ensure Compact contains 125 g of protein. This is  44% of the recommended dietary intake (RDI) for women aged between 19–70 years and 30% RDI for men aged between 19–70 years.1,2

The Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend adults eat 2–3 serves of protein containing foods each day to maintain the recommended levels of protein. 1,2

If you think you may not be getting enough protein through your diet, or with the help of Ensure Compact speak to your healthcare professional.

How much calcium is in Ensure Compact?

Each serving of Ensure Compact contains 213 mg of calcium. This is 20–25% of the recommended dietary intake of calcium for men and women aged 19–50 years. 1,2

The Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend adults consume34-5 serves of calcium-rich foods – milk, yoghurt, cheese and/or alternatives (mostly reduced fat) – each day.3 These foods are high in calcium and are also a rich source of protein, vitamins and other minerals.3

If you think you may not be getting enough calcium through your diet, or with the help of Ensure Compact, speak to your healthcare professional. They will be able to advise you on how to improve your calcium intake and recommend a calcium supplement if required.

What nutrients, vitamins and minerals are in Ensure Compact?

Ensure Compact has been scientifically formulated to offer a complete, balanced source of nutrition.1 It contains essential nutrients, high quality protein, healthy fats and 28 vitamins and minerals important for the health of our bodies – B-group vitamins, vitamins A, C, D and E plus calcium, potassium, iron and zinc. Check out the complete list of ingredients and nutritional information for Ensure Compact.

Nutritional information

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Energy (kJ)1008
Protein (g)10.20
Fat, total (g)9.35
  Saturated fatty acids (g)
  Polyunsaturated fatty acids (g)
  Monounsaturated fatty acids (g)
Carbohydrate (g)28.77
  Sugars (g)
Vitamin A (mcg RE)155
Vitamin D3 (mcg)3.0
Vitamin E (mg α-TE)4.7
Vitamin K1 (mcg)21
Vitamin C (mg)21
Folic acid (mcg)48
Vitamin B1 (mg)0.35
Vitamin B2 (mg)0.47
Vitamin B6 (mg)0.47
Vitamin B12 (mcg)0.97
Niacin (mg NE)4.4
Pantothenic aid (mg)1.5
Biotin (mcg)7.5
Choline (mg) 97
Sodium (mg)145
Potassium (mg)215
Chloride (mg)145
Calcium (mg)170
Phosphorus (mg)170
Magnesium (mg)20
Iron (mg)3.4
Zinc (mg)2.9
Manganese (mg)0.60
Copper (mcg)320
Iodine (mcg)38.4
Selenium (mcg)12
Chromium (mcg)10
Molybdenum (mcg)20



Ingredients (Vanilla flavour) : Water, hydrolysed corn starch, milk protein concentrate, VEGETABLE OIL (canola oil, high oleic sunflower oil, corn oil), sucrose, hydrolysed sodium caseinate, MINERALS (potassium chloride, calcium citrate, magnesium phosphate dibasic, ferrous sulphate, potassium citrate, zinc sulphate, manganese sulphate, cupric sulphate, potassium iodide, sodium molybdate, chromium chloride, sodium selenate), EMULSIFIER (322), flavouring, VITAMINS (choline chloride, ascorbic acid, Vitamin E, niacinamide, calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, thiamin hydrochloride, riboflavin, Vitamin A palmitate, folic acid, phylloquinone, biotin, Vitamin D3, cyanocobalamin), STABILISERS (460, 466).

May contain: Citric acid, sodium chloride, calcium phosphate tribasic

and sodium sulphate.


Contains milk and soy ingredients.

Free from: egg, fish, oat, peanuts/tree nuts, meat, wheat, sesame seed, shellfish, alcohol, lupin.

Low lactose refers to the product containing no more than 2 g of lactose per 100 g.4
Gluten free refers to the product containing no detectable gluten at a limit of quantification of 5 ppm.4

#Independent research demonstrated that when 25 adults were asked to drink 2 bottles of Ensure Compact a day for 7 days they achieved 99% compliance. This means that out of 350 Ensure Compact bottles, only 3 were not consumed.

References: 1. Ensure® Compact Product Label. 2. National Health and Medical Research Council, Australian Government Department of Health Ageing, New Zealand Ministry of Health, Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand. Canberra: National Health and Medical Research Council. (2006). 3. National Health and Medical Research Council (2013) Australian Dietary Guidelines Summary. Canberra: National Health and Medical Research Council. Available at: https://www.eatforhealth.gov.au/guidelines. 4. Australia and New Zealand Food Standards Code. Standard 2.9.5 – Food for special medical purposes [updated March 2021]. 5. Ensure Compact Product Label. 6. Abbott Data on File (Ensure Compact Compliance Research).