Peptamen Junior

Peptamen® Junior

Peptamen® Junior is a PBS listed whey protein peptide based formulation for the dietary management of children with gastrointestinal impairment. 

 

Suitable for children aged 1-10 years and for oral or tube feed use

Features
Energy Density 1.0 kcal/mL 4.2 kJ/mL
Energy Distribution
Protein – 12% Whey protein peptides
Carbohydrate – 54% Maltodextrin, sucrose, potato starch
Fat – 34% Medium chain triglycerides (MCT 51% of fat), vegetable oils (rapeseed, sunflower) and soy lecithin E322
Nonprotein Calorie: Nitrogen Ratio . . . . . . 190:1
Calorie: Nitrogen Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .215:1
n-6:n-3 Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.5:1
Osmolality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 370 mOsm/kg water
Water Content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .850mL/1000mL (220g powder + 850mL water)
Clinical indications
Fat malabsorption due to:
- Liver disease
- Short Gut Syndrome
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Gastrointestinal disorders

NOTE: Not indicated for cow’s milk protein allergy.Not indicated for the treatment of intractable childhood epilepsy or cerebrospinal fluid glucose transporter defect requiring a ketogenic diet.
Ingredients
Maltodextrin, Hydrolysed Whey Protein (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 (Natural Identical), Choline Bitartrate, Vitamins (C, E, Nicotinamide, Calcium Panthothenate, B6, B1, B2, A, Folic Acid, K1, Biotin, D3, B12), Taurine, L-Carnitine. Contains Milk and Soy. Suitable as a sole source of nutrition.
Nutritional information
Unit of
Measure
Per 1000mL(220g
Powder + 850mL Water)
Ave Qty
Per 100g
Energy kcal 465 1022
kJ 1950 4290
Protein (12% TEI*) g 13.7 30
Carbohydrate (54% TEI*) g 62.8 138
of which
- Lactose g 0.40 0.88
Fat (34% TEI*) g 17.5 39
of which
- Saturated fatty acids g 10.4 23
- Medium chain triglycerides (MCT) g 8.9 20
- Monounsaturated fatty acids g 2.5 5.5
- Polyunsaturated fatty acids g 2.4 5.3
of which
- Linoleic acid mg 2060 4540
- α-linolenic acid mg 250 550
VITAMINS
A µg RE 340 748
B1 mg 0.57 1.2
B2 mg 0.56 1.2
B6 mg 0.72 1.6
B12 µg 1.3 2.9
Biotin µg 7.5 16
C mg 39 86
D µg 4.5 99
E mg αTE 3.2 7.0
Folic acid µg 125 275
K µg 21 46
Niacin mg / mg NE 2.9 / 7.1 6.4 / 16
Pantothenic acid mg 2.6 5.7
MINERALS
Calcium mg 410 902
Chloride mg 380 836
Chromium µg 11 24
Copper mg 0.35 0.77
Iodine µg 70 154
Iron mg 4.4 9.7
Magnesium mg 60 132
Manganese µg 400 880
Molybdenum µg 35 77
Phosphorus mg 280 616
Potassium mg 610 1340
Selenium µg 22 48
Sodium mg 310 682
Zinc mg 2.7 5.9
OTHER NUTRIENTS
Choline mg 70 154
Taurine mg 35 77
L-Carnitine mg 35 77
Osmolarity mOsm/L 322
Osmolarity mOsm/kg water 370

Peptamen® Junior is a food for special medical purposes specially formulated for the dietary management of gastrointestinal impairment in children aged 1-10 years. Must be used under medical supervision.