Peptamen Junior Powder

Peptamen® Junior

Peptamen® Junior Powder is a vanilla flavoured nutritionally complete, 100% whey peptide formula suitable for oral and tube feeding. It is designed to meet the 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.

 

Powdered whey protein based formula for children aged 1-10 years with compromised or impaired GI function.

  • 1 - 1.5 Kcal/ml
  • 100% whey protein
  • 3g protein per 100ml*
  • 53% of fat as MCT
  • Low osmolarity
  • Osmolarity : 322mOsm/l*
  • Osmolarity : 370mOsm/kg*

 

400g re-sealable tin (with 7.86g scoop); 12 x 400g tins per case. Available in Vanilla flavour only.  

* standard concentration

Ingredients

Maltodextrin, Enzymatically Hydrolysed Whey Protein (from Milk), Sucrose, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Potato Starch, Vegetable Oils (Rapeseed Oil, Sunflower Oil), Emulsifier (Soy Lecithin), Minerals (Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Phosphate, Sodium Phosphate, Sodium Chloride, Magnesium Chloride, Calcium Chloride, Ferrous Sulphate, Zinc Sulphate, Manganese Sulphate, Copper Sulphate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Molybdate), Flavouring, Acidity Regulator (E330), Choline Bitartrate, Vitamins (C, E, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, B6, A, B1 (Thiamin), B2 (Riboflavin), Folic Acid, K1, Biotin, D3, B12), Taurine, L-carnitine.

Gluten free. Halal certified.

INDICATIONS

Indications

ACBS approved, prescribable on FP10 (GP10 in Scotland). Indicated as a sole or supplemental 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.

 

Contraindications

Not suitable for children with cows’ milk protein allergy.

 

Precautions

Suitable for use in children above 1 year of age.  

Administration and dosage

For tube feeding or oral use. Suitable as a sole source of nutrition or as a supplement. Nutritionally complete volumes:

1-3 years: 1300ml

4-6 years: 1800ml

7-10 years: 2000ml

 

The dosage of Peptamen® Junior is dependent on the age, weight and clinical condition of the child. The recommended feed concentration is 22% (1 kcal/ml).

 

As a guide, Peptamen® Junior can also be concentrated to provide 1.25 kcal/ml (27.5% concentration) or 1.5 kcal/ml (33% concentration). Peptamen® Junior may be used for oral consumption or as a tube feed. When using as a tube feed, monitor hydration status and advise additional fluid as required according to the child’s clinical condition.

Preparation Instructions

  1. Wash hands thoroughly. Follow mixing table below and select volume required.
  2. Measure out cooled boiled water and pour in a clean bowl or container.
  3. Scoop and level the desired amount of powder using the scoop in the tin or weigh in grams.
  4. Add the powder to the water and immediately stir or shake until well mixed.
  5. After use, store the scoop inside the can as shown on the label.

 

 

Table 1: Mixing guidelines for 250ml

kcals

mls of water

Powder in grams (g)

No. of scoops

250 (1 kcal/ml)

215

55

7

313 (1.25 kcal/ml)

200

70

9

375 (1.5 kcal/ml)

195

80

10

 

 

Table 2: Mixing guidelines for 500ml

kcals

mls of water

Powder in grams (g)

No. of scoops

500 (1 kcal/ml)

425

110

14

625 (1.25 kcal/ml)

400

140

18

750 (1.5 kcal/ml)

390

165

21

 

 

Table 3: Mixing guidelines for 1000ml

kcals

mls of water

Powder in grams (g)

No. of scoops

1,000 (1 kcal/ml)

850

220

28

1,250 (1.25 kcal/ml)

800

275

35

1,500 (1.5 kcal/ml)

780

330

42

Shelf life and storage

Shelf life of 24 months from the date of manufacture. Once reconstituted use within 4 hours (at room temperature) or 12 hours if refrigerated. After opening the tin, store in a cool, dry place. Reseal the lid tightly. Consume contents within 4 weeks.

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