Peptamen

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

Peptamen® is a nutritionally complete Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision.

Standard energy and protein

  • 1Kcal/ml
  • 100% whey protein
  • 70% of fat as MCT
  • 4.0g protein per 100ml
  • Osmolarity : 200mOsm/l

 

Available in 500ml and 1000ml SmartFlex™ collapsible semi-rigid bottles for tube feeding. Also suitable for oral and bolus feeding.

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 and administer
  • Universal cap means SmartFlex™ fits all commonly used giving sets without an adaptor
  • High quality design and production with closed system
  • The only collapsible semi-rigid packaging for compact and safe disposal
  • Easy to administer for bolus feeding

Ingredients

Water, maltodextrin, peptides from hydrolysed* whey protein (milk), medium chain triglycerides, corn starch, soybean oil, glucose syrup, minerals (sodium phosphate, calcium citrate, sodium chloride, magnesium chloride, potassium chloride, magnesium oxide,ferrous sulphate, zinc sulphate, manganese sulphate, copper sulphate, sodium fluoride, potassium iodide, sodium selenate, chromium chloride, sodium molybdate), emulsifiers (soy lecithin, E471), thickener (E412), vitamins (C, E, niacin, pantothenic acid, B6, B1, beta-carotene, A, B2, D, K, folic acid, biotin), acidity regulator (E525), choline chloride, taurine, L-carnitine.

Gluten free.

* Used enzyme non-Halal/Kosher. Clinically nil lactose.

INDICATIONS

Indications

ACBS approved, prescribable on FP10 (GP10 in Scotland).
Indicated for patients as a sole or supplemental source of nutrition
on medical grounds for short bowel syndrome, intractable
malabsorption, proven inflammatory bowel disease and bowel
fistulae.

 

Contraindications

Not suitable for patients with cows’ milk protein allergy.

 

Precautions

Suitable for children above 3 years of age. Do not mix food and medication with feed.

Shelf life and storage

Shelf life of 12 months from date of manufacture when stored at room temperature. Store in a cool, dry place away from light. Use within 24 hours after spiking. If uncapped, unused portion to be recapped, refrigerated and used within 24 hours.

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