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Peptamen® Junior and Peptamen® FAQs

What products are in the Peptamen® Junior range?

Peptamen® Junior Advance

Peptamen® Junior Advance is a 1.5 kcal/ml peptide-based enteral tube feed formulated for children aged 1–10 years with compromised/impaired gastrointestinal function.

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Peptamen® Junior Powder

Peptamen® Junior Powder is a vanilla flavoured, oral or enteral tube feed formulated for children aged 1–10 years with compromised/impaired gastrointestinal function.

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Peptamen® Junior Liquid

Peptamen® Junior Liquid is a 1.0 kcal/ml peptide-based enteral tube feed formulated for children aged 1–10 years with compromised/impaired gastrointestinal function.

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All products in the Peptamen® Junior range are suitable as a sole or supplemental source of nutrition for children aged 1–10 years on medical grounds for short bowel syndrome, intractable malabsorption, patients with proven inflammatory bowel disease and bowel fistulae. Suitable for children above 1 year of age.
What products are in the Peptamen® range?

Peptamen®

Peptamen® is a 1.0 kcal/ml peptide-based enteral tube feed formulated for optimal digestion and absorption in patients with impaired gastrointestinal function.

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Peptamen®Vanilla

Peptamen® Vanilla is a 1.0 kcal/ml liquid sip feed formulated for optimal digestion and absorption in patients with impaired gastrointestinal function.

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Peptamen®HN

Peptamen® AF is a 1.33 kcal/ml peptide-based liquid feed formulated for optimal digestion and absorption in patients with impaired gastrointestinal function.

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Peptamen®AF

Peptamen® AF is a 1.5 kcal/ml enteral tube feed formulated with 100% whey protein, omega-3 fatty acids and 50% of fats as medium-chain triglycerides. It is a nutritionally complete Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision.

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Peptamen® and Peptamen® Vanilla and Peptamen® HN are suitable for patients as a sole or supplemental source of nutrition on medical grounds for short bowel syndrome, intractable malabsorption, proven inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and bowel fistulae.
Peptamen® and Peptamen® Vanilla and Peptamen® HN are suitable for patients as a sole or supplemental source of nutrition on medical grounds for short bowel syndrome, intractable malabsorption, proven inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and bowel fistulae.
Are any products in the Peptamen® family suitable for patients with cows’ milk allergy?
No products in the Peptamen® or Peptamen® Junior ranges are suitable for patients with cows’ milk protein allergy.
What size packaging is each product in Peptamen® family available in?

Peptamen®Junior Advance

Available in 500ml SmartFlex™ collapsible semi-rigid bottles for tube feeding (12 x 500ml bottles per case). PIP code 355-3682.


Peptamen®Junior Powder

Available in a 400g re-sealable tin (with 7.86g scoop); 12 x 400g tins per case. Available in Vanilla flavour only. PIP code 320-8006.


Peptamen®Junior Liquid

Available in 500ml SmartFlex™ collapsible semi-rigid bottles for tube feeding (12 x 500ml bottles per case). PIP code 337-2182.


Peptamen®

Available in 500ml and 1000ml SmartFlex™ collapsible semi-rigid bottles for tube feeding (12 x 500ml or 6 x 1000ml bottles per case). PIP codes: 271-3568 (500ml bottle); 271-3576 (1000ml bottle).


Peptamen®Vanilla

Available in 200ml bottles for oral and bolus feeding (4 x 200ml bottles per case). PIP code 265-8417


Peptamen®HN

Available in 500ml SmartFlex™ collapsible semi-rigid bottles for tube feeding (12 x 500ml bottles per case). PIP code 324-3730.


Peptamen®AF

Available in 500ml SmartFlex™ collapsible semi-rigid bottles for tube feeding (12 x 500ml bottles per case). PIP code 347-6330.

What are the benefits of SmartFlex™ packaging?
SmartFlex™ uses state-of-the-art design and production techniques to create innovative packaging across the Peptamen® range of enteral feeds:
  • Easy to use
  • Easy to administer for bolus feeding
  • Universal cap means SmartFlex™ fits all commonly used giving sets without an adaptor
  • High-quality design and production with closed system
  • Advanced sterilisation process provides vitamin preservation and protein integrity
  • Multilayer system for nutrient conservation and prevention of water loss and oxygen entry
  • Recyclable, collapsible semi-rigid packaging for compact and safe disposal
What are the benefits of the Peptamen® Junior range?

The Peptamen® Junior range is formulated to meet the needs of your paediatric patients:

  • Promotes feeding tolerance1–4
  • Enhances growth and development5,6
  • Designed to address feeding safety concerns
  • Cost effective
What are the benefits of the Peptamen® range?

The Peptamen® range: specialised enteral nutrition formulated to meet your top nutritional priorities:

  • Promotes feeding tolerance1,2,3,7
  • Enhances energy and protein delivery8
  • Designed to address feeding safety concerns
  • Cost effective
Can I get a free sample?
Yes! Just visit the Nestlé Health Science Sample Service at http://www.nhscsampleservice.co.uk/ and either login or create an account. Once logged in, placing your order couldn't be simpler. Just follow these steps:
  • Click 'Place Order' and select your products
  • Enter the quantities you would like
  • Add the items to your shopping basket
  • Proceed through the checkout process
  • Deliver direct to a patient or healthcare professional


References:

  1. Fried MD et al. J Pediatr 1992; 120: 569–572.
  2. Minor G et al. Global Pediatr Health 2016; 3: 1–6.
  3. Dylewski ML et al. Nutrition; ASPEN Clinical Nutrition Week 2006; Poster 72.
  4. Khoshoo V et al. J Am Diet Assoc 2010; 110(11): 1728–1733.
  5. Polk DB et al. J Parenter Enteral Nutr 1992; 16(6): 499–504.
  6. Herzog D et al. Gastroenterology 1997; 112: A995.
  7. Salomon SB et al. J Am Diet Assoc 1998; 98: 460–462.
  8. Heyland D et al. Crit Care Med 2013; 41(12): 2743–2753.

Footnotes and abbreviations:
FAQs, frequently asked questions