Complete Peptide- Based Nutrition with EPA, DHA, Prebio1™
For the Acutely Ill Patient with Obesity

PEPTAMEN is the preferred formula
Among those who had a preference*, more Registered Dietitians prefer Peptamen over Vital for GI impaired patients.
*Based on a national survey of RDs comparing Peptamen vs. Vital. Preference based on the 74% of RDs who had a formula preference in the survey.

Features At-A-Glance

kcal/mL: 1.0
Caloric Distribution (% of kcal) 
         Carbohydrate: 31% 
         Fat: 32% 
Protein Source: enzymatically hydrolyzed whey protein 
NPC:N Ratio: 43:1
MCT:LCT Ratio: 50:50
n6:n3 Ratio: 1.8:1
Osmolality (mOsm/kg water): 345
Water: 84%
EPA + DHA: 2.0 g/L
Meets 100% RDI for 24 key micronutrients: 1500 mL 
HCPCS Code B4153
Fiber Content (Source): 4.4 g/L (FOS, inulin)

Appropriate for: 
lactose intolerance*, gluten-free, low-residue

  • Unique protein to calorie ratio that is specifically designed to help meet the protein requirement of the critically ill patient with obesity recommended in the Critical Care Guidelines2**
  • Highest percentage of calories from protein (37%) of any complete tube feeding formula to help support maintenance of lean body mass10
  • Lipid profile to support modulation of proinflammatory mediators in the critically ill patient11
  • Carbohydrate level designed to support the nutritional management of blood glucose levels
  • Antioxidant profile to support healthy cells12
  • 4.4 g/L PREBIO1™ soluble fiber blend to help promote the growth of beneficial bacteria to help support digestive health
  • Closed system with SpikeRight® PLUS port, the first available proximal-end enteral connector system designed to be incompatible with IV equipment
PEPTAMEN® BARIATRIC formula contains milk protein. Not appropriate for individuals with cow's milk protein allergy. 

* Not for individuals with galactosemia
** This statement does not constitude an endorsement of PEPTAMEN® BARIATIC formula or any other Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition product by SCCM or A.S.P.E.N.

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