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Peptamen® AF Enteral Tube Feed

What is Peptamen AF?

Peptamen® AF is a 1.5 kcal/ml enteral tube feed formulated with 100% whey protein, omega-3 fats and 52% 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
  • 52% of fat as MCT
  • 9.4g protein per 100ml
  • Rich omega-3 fats (0.36g per 100ml)
  • Osmolarity : 425mOsm/l

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


Nestlé Health Science proudly offer a product Sample Service, delivering direct to your patients. To request your sample of Peptamen® AF, simply click on the button below and follow the short sign up process. This will allow you to request your Peptamen® AF sample as well as other Nestlé Health Science product samples available via the service.

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, maltodextrin, peptides from partially hydrolysed whey protein (milk), MCT oils, soybean oil, fish oil, minerals (sodium citrate, potassium citrate, calcium citrate, sodium phosphate, magnesium chloride, sodium chloride, magnesium oxide, potassium chloride, ferrous sulphate, zinc sulphate, manganese sulphate, copper sulphate, sodium fluoride, potassium iodide, chromium chloride, sodium selenate, sodium molybdate), emulsifiers (soy lecithin, E471), vitamins ( C, E, niacin, pantothenic acid, thiamin, B6, A, riboflavin, folic acid, K, biotin, D, B12), acidity regulator (E525), antioxidant (E304).

Gluten free.


ACBS approved, prescribable on FP10 (GP10 in Scotland). Indicated for patients as a 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

Important to shake well before use. Unopened, store in a cool, dry place. Once spiked use within 24 hours. Unused portion can be recapped, refrigerated and consumed within 24 hours of opening. If poured out of the pack keep tightly covered and consume within 6 hours if at room temperature.


Product Product Format PIP Code Nestlé Line Code Case Size
Peptamen AF 500ml Bottle 347-6330 12383269 12

Learn more

Nestlé Health Science produces a range of foods for special medical purposes (FSMP) for use under medical supervision. A sample product should only be requested for a patient if deemed suitable following a professional evaluation from an appropriate healthcare professional. Althera® and Alfamino® are infant FSMPs and should only be used after the full consideration of the feeding options available, including breastfeeding.
The Nestlé Health Science Sample Service is available to healthcare professionals only, who require sample products for professional evaluation when they have no sample product or if a patient has insufficient product to cover their needs. This service is not intended as a long term solution for a patient.
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