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Peptamen Junior Advance

What is Peptamen Junior Advance?

Peptamen® Junior Advance is a nutritionally complete, 100% whey peptide formula suitable for tube feeding. It is designed to meet the increased energy needs of the most fragile and difficult-to-feed paediatric patients aged 1 to 10 years with or at risk of malnutrition, such as critically ill/stressed children; pulmonary, cardiovascular, hepatic, renal and head trauma patients; and children with more severe gut barrier dysfunction.


  • Increased energy and protein content
  • 1.5 Kcal/ml
  • 100% whey protein
  • 4.5g protein per 100ml
  • 60% of fat as MCT
  • Soluble fibre blend
  • Osmolarity : 380mOsm/l
  • Osmolarity : 450mOsm/kg


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® Junior Advance, simply click on the button below and follow the short sign up process. This will allow you to request your Peptamen® Junior Advance 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 oil, vegetable oils (soybean, rapeseed), minerals (calcium phosphate, magnesium chloride, sodium citrate, calcium citrate, potassium citrate, potassium chloride, sodium chloride, sodium phosphate, potassium phosphate, magnesium oxide, ferrous lactate, zinc sulphate, copper gluconate, manganese sulphate, sodium fluoride, potassium iodide, chromium chloride, sodium selenite, sodium molybdate), fibres (fructooligosaccharides, inulin), emulsifiers (soy lecithin, E471), fish oil, flavouring, vitamins (C, E, niacin, pantothenic acid, B6, riboflavin, thiamin, A, folic acid, K, biotin, D), choline chloride, taurine, thickener (E412), L-carnitine, stabiliser (E407).
Gluten free

Administration and dosage

500-1300 ml depending on child’s requirement or as recommended by a healthcare professional.


ACBS approved, prescribable on FP10 (GP10 in Scotland). Indicated as a sole source of nutrition for children aged 1-10 years on medical grounds for short bowel syndrome, intractable malabsorption, patients with proven inflammatory bowel disease and bowel fistulae.



Not suitable for patients with a cows’ milk allergy.



For enteral use only. Suitable for children above 1 year of age.
Do not add food or drugs to the feed.

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 used within 24 hours. If poured out of the pack, cover tightly and use within 6 hours.


Product Product Format PIP Code Nestlé Line Code Case Size
Peptamen Junior Advance 500ml Bottle 355-3682 12383271 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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