PEPTAMEN JUNIOR® is the proven peptide-based pediatric formula designed to promote absorption and tolerance for children with GI dysfunction. PEPTAMEN JUNIOR® is a 100% whey protein, enzymatically hydrolyzed to facilitate gastric emptying and promote tolerance1-3, has a unique balanced peptide profile for efficient absorption4,5, and is high in MCT to help minimize fat malabsorption6. PEPTAMEN JUNIOR® is formulated with CalciLock™ blend, a unique combination of essential nutrients including calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, and vitamins C, D & K to help support healthy bone development. Supported with 15 years of clinical experience and more than 12 clinical studies in pediatrics*
*Studies using the PEPTAMEN® family of products in pediatric populations.
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