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. For more Peptamen® AF nutrition information, please see below. It is a nutritionally complete Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision.
WHO IS PEPTAMEN® AF FOR?
Peptamen AF is recommended for critically ill patients, including those with:
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.
Peptamen® AF nutrition information
Elevated energy and protein
- 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.
THE NESTLÉ HEALTH SCIENCE RANGE OF TAILOR-MADE NUTRITIONAL SOLUTIONS
Peptamen AF is designed specifically for patients with nutritional needs. Learn more:
For impaired gastrointestinal function, take a look at our Peptamen Neutral Flavour, which comes in 500ml and 1000ml.
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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Q: What is Peptamen® AF Tube Feed made from?
A: Peptamen® AF Tube Feed is made from 100% whey protein. See nutritional information above for more.
Q: How is Peptamen® AF Tube Feed administered?