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Peptamen® AF

What is Peptamen AF?

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

Peptamen AF is recommended for critically ill patients, including those with sepsis, ARDS, trauma and burns, the advanced formula of 100-percent hydrolysed whey protein is designed to help manage oxidative stress, and the high-protein content helps to maintain lean body mass. Peptamen AF is enriched with omega-3 fatty acids to help modulate inflammatory response. It can be adjusted to the nutritional needs and feeding tolerance of the patient.


Elevated energy and protein

  • 1.5Kcal/ml
  • 100% whey protein
  • 50% of fat as MCT
  • 9.4g protein per 100ml
  • Rich omega-3 fats (0.36g per 100ml)
  • Osmolarity : 380mOsm/l

Available in 500ml 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


Water, Glucose Syrup, Peptides from Hydrolysed* Whey Protein (Milk), Medium Chain Triglycerides, Soybean Oil, Fish Oil, Corn Starch, Minerals (Sodium Phosphate, Calcium Citrate, Magnesium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Sodium 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).

Gluten free.

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


For the sole or supplemented source of nutrition on medical grounds for short bowel syndrome, intractable malabsorption, pre-operative preparation of patients who are undernourished, patients with proven IBD, following total gastrectomy, bowel fistulae and disease related malnutrition.



Not suitable for patients with cows’ milk protein allergy.



Must be used under medical supervision.

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.


Product Product Format PIP Code Nestlé Line Code Case Size
Peptamen AF 500ml Bottle 347-6330 12172355 12

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