Peptamen Junior

Peptamen Junior

Manufacturer:

Nestlé

Distributor:

Apex
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Peptide enteral formula.
Description
Per 100 g Protein 13.7 g, carbohydrate 62.8 g, lactose 0.4 g, fat 17.5 g, saturated fatty acids 10.4 g, medium chain triglycerides 9.5 g, monounsaturated fatty acids 2.8 g, polyunsaturated fatty acids 2.7 g, linoleic acid 2.4 g, α-linolenic acid 320 mg, vitamin A 340 mcg-RE, vitamin B1 0.57 mg, vitamin B2 0.56 mg, vitamin B6 0.72 mg, vitamin B12 1.3 mcg, biotin 10 mcg, vitamin C 39 mg, vitamin D 4.5 mcg, vitamin E 3.2 mg α-TE, folic acid 125 mcg, vitamin K 21 mcg, niacin 10 mg-NE, pantothenic acid 2.6 mg, calcium 410 mg, chloride 380 mg, chromium 11 mcg, copper 0.35 mg, iodine 70 mcg, iron 4.4 mg, magnesium 60 mg, manganese 400 mcg, molybdenum 35 mcg, phosphorus 280 mg, potassium 610 mg, selenium 22 mcg, sodium 310 mg, zinc 2.7 mg, choline 70 mg, taurine 35 mg, L-carnitine 35 mg. Energy: 465 kCal.
Ingredients: Maltodextrin, Hydrolyzed Whey Protein (Cow's Milk), Sucrose, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Potato Starch, Vegetable Oils (Low Erucic Acid Rapeseed, Sunflower), Minerals (Calcium Carbonate, 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 E322), Acidity Regulator (Citric Acid E330), Vanilla Flavour, Choline Bitartrate, Vitamins (C, E, Nicotinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, B6, B1, B2, A, Folic Acid, K1, Biotin, D3, B12), Taurine, L-carnitine. Contains milk and soy. All additives are of plant, animal or synthetic origin.
Action
Peptamen Junior is appropriate for children with compromised gastrointestinal function. When one is seriously ill, 70% of protein is absorbed in peptide form. Due to the mix of peptide, MCTs help to enhance tolerance in patients.
Clinical applications include: Early postsurgical feeding, malabsorption, chronic diarrhoea, short bowel syndrome, human immunodeficiency virus infection or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Crohn's disease, radiation enteritis, cystic fibrosis and delayed gastric emptying.
Indications/Uses
Peptamen Junior is a nutritionally balanced, peptide based enteral formula for children aged 1-10 years, for the dietary management of gastrointestinal impairment. It is suitable as a tube or oral feed for children requiring nutritional support. Low Residue. Suitable for use as a sole source of nutrition.
Dosage/Direction for Use
To make 250-mL total volume: Add 7 scoops (55 g) to 210 mL water to provide 250 kCal or add 10.5 scoops (83 g) to 195 mL water to provide 375 kCal.
To make 500-mL total volume: Add 14 scoops (110 g) to 425 mL water to provide 500 kCal or add 21 scoops (165 g) to 390 mL water to provide 750 kCal.
To make 1000-mL total volume: Add 28 scoops (220 g) to 850 mL water to provide 1000 kCal or add 42 scoops (330 g) to 780 mL water to provide 1500 kCal.
Average scoop size = 7.8 g.
Note: do not change proportions. Follow feeding instructions.
Contraindications
Not for individuals with galactosemia. Not for intravenous use.
Special Precautions
Use under medical supervision.
Not for intravenous use.
Not suitable for 1 year below. PEPTAMEN Junior are not recommended for a child with cow's milk allergy. Caution should be used when administering PEPTAMEN Junior to patients with soy allergies
Drug Interactions
When used as a tube feeding, do not add drugs or other foods on the product.
Storage
All prepared product should be tightly covered & consumed within 6 hours at room temperature or within 24 hours if refrigerated.
STORE IN A COOL DRY PLACE AND USE WITHIN 4 WEEKS AFTER OPENING.
Patient Counseling Information
(1) Wash hands. Follow the dosage table (see Dosage & Administration) & select the volume to be prepared. (2) Measure cooled boiled water and pour in a clean bowl or container. (3) Scoop & level the desired amount of powder using the scoop in the tin or weigh by grams. Use only enclosed scoop. (4) Add the powder to the water & immediately stir until well mixed. (5) After use, store the scoop inside the can.
ATC Classification
V06DB - Fat/carbohydrates/proteins/minerals/vitamins, combinations ; Used as general nutrients.
Presentation/Packing
Milk powd (vanilla flavour) 400 g.
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