Peptamen HN

What is Peptamen HN?

Peptamen HN is a high-protein, 100% whey peptide feed specifically formulated for enteral feeding in intensive care unit patients. Recommended for critically ill patients, including those with sepsis, ARDS, trauma and burns, the advanced formula of 100% hydrolysed whey protein is designed to help manage oxidative stress, and the high-protein content helps to maintain lean body mass. It can be adjusted to the nutritional needs and feeding tolerance of the patient.


Elevated energy and protein

  • 1.33Kcal/ml
  • 100% whey protein
  • 70% of fat as MCT
  • 6.6g protein per 100ml
  • Osmolarity : 350mOsm/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, corn starch, 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.

on-Halal/Kosher. Clinically nil lactose.




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



Not suitable for patients with cows’ milk protein allergy.



Suitable for those 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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