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PEPTAMEN is the preferred formula 
Among those who had a preference*, more Registered Dietitians prefer Peptamen Junior® over PediaSure® Peptide for GI Impaired patients. 

  • Contains a blend of 4 g/L partially hydrolyzed guar gum (soluble fiber) and 4 g/L pea fiber (insoluble fiber)
  • Enzymatically hydrolyzed, 100% whey protein to facilitate gastric emptying
  • Meets the 2011 IOM recommendations for calcium and vitamin D
  • Contains CalciLock® blend of essential nutrients to support healthy bone development
  • 60% of fat from MCT helps facilitate fat absorption, which supports formula tolerance
  • Nutritionally complete formula for tube feeding or oral supplementation
    CalciLock® is a combination of essential nutrients to help build and maintain strong bones. This nutrient blend includes calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, and vitamins D, C & K and is designed to help support healthy bone development.    

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*Based on a national survey of Registered Dietitian comparing Peptamen Junior vs. PediaSure Peptide. Preference based on the 69% of RDs who expressed a peptide-based formula preference in the survey.

PediaSure® is a registered trademark of Abbott Laboratories, Inc.

Product Details

kcal/mL: 1.0

Caloric Distribution (% of kcal)

Protein: 12%

Carbohydrate: 56%

Fat: 32%

Protein Source: enzymatically hydrolyzed whey protein

NPC:N Ratio: 188:1

MCT:LCT Ratio: 60:40

n6:n3 Ratio: 5.4:1

Fiber Content (Source): 8 g/L (pea fiber, FOS, inulin)

Meets or exceeds 100% DRIs for protein and 25 key vitamins and minerals:

         1-8 years   1000 mL

         9-13 years 1500 mL

Osmolality (mOsm/kg water): 450

Water: 84%
HCPCS Code: B4161


Suitable for these diets: lactose intolerance**, gluten-free

** Not for individuals with galactosemia


Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) are nutrient reference values developed by the Institute of Medicine and represent the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) value unless unavailable, in which case Adequate Intake (AI) value was used.


Not appropriate for individuals with cow’s milk protein allergy.

Nutritional Applications

  • Impaired GI function, which may result from the following conditions:
    • Short bowel syndrome
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Crohn’s disease
    • Malabsorption
    • Malnutrition
    • Chronic diarrhea
    • Delayed gastric emptying
    • Growth failure
  • Early enteral feeding
  • Transition from TPN


Benefits & Clinical Evidence

The Peptamen Junior® Difference


Scientific Evidence & HECON impact

Ordering Info


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24-250 mL cartons/case 



INGREDIENTS (VANILLA): Water, Maltodextrin, Enzymatically Hydrolyzed Whey Protein (from Milk), Medium Chain Triglycerides, and less than 2% of Sugar, Corn Starch, Soybean Oil, Canola Oil, Pea Fiber (Insoluble Fiber), Partially Hydrolyzed Guar Gum (Soluble Fiber), Calcium Phosphate, Soy Lecithin, Guar Gum, Magnesium Chloride, Monk Fruit Juice Concentrate (Sweetener), Potassium Chloride, Sodium Phosphate, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Salt, Natural Flavor, Calcium Citrate, Phosphoric Acid, Sodium Ascorbate, Taurine, Magnesium Oxide, L-Carnitine, Inositol, Ferrous Sulfate, Sucralose (Sweetener), Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Zinc Sulfate, DL-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Beta-Carotene, Folic Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Chromium Chloride, Vitamin K1, Biotin, Vitamin D3, Vitamin B12



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