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Peptamen Junior Powder

What is Peptamen Junior Powder?

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

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PRESENTATION

400g re-sealable tin (with 7.9 g scoop); 12 x 400g tins per case.
Available in Vanilla flavour only.

Ingredients

Maltodextrin, peptides from partially hydrolysed whey protein (milk), sucrose, MCT oil, potato starch, vegetable oils (rapeseed, sunflower),minerals (calcium carbonate, potassium phosphate, sodium phosphate, magnesium chloride, sodium chloride, calcium chloride, ferrous sulphate, zinc sulphate, manganese sulphate, copper sulphate, potassium iodide, chromium chloride, sodium selenate, sodium molybdate), emulsifier (soy lecithin), acidity regulator (E330), flavouring, choline bitartrate, vitamins (C, E, niacin, pantothenic acid, B6, thiamin, riboflavin, A, folic acid, K, biotin, D, B12), taurine, L-carnitine, antioxidant (E304).

Halal and Gluten free.

SHELF LIFE AND STORAGE

Shelf life of 24 months from the date of manufacture. After opening the tin, store in a cool dry place.

Reseal the lid tightly. Consume the contents within 4 weeks. Once reconstituted use within 6 hours (at room temperature) or 24 hours if refrigerated

INDICATIONS

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.

 

Contraindications

Not suitable for patients with a cows’ milk allergy.

 

Precautions

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

Administration and dosage

Suitable as a sole source of nutrition or as a supplement.

Recommended use: 500-2000 ml depending on child's nutritional requirement or as recommended by a healthcare professional.

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



*Use the enclosed scoop only. Scoop size 7.9g
** Rounded to the nearest 25 Kcal

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.

ORDERING INFORMATION

Product Product Format PIP Code Nestlé Line Code Case Size
Peptamen Junior 400g tin 320-8006 12191035 12

PEPTAMEN JUNIOR RANGE


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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.
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