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PEPTAMEN®

PEPTAMEN®

PEPTAMEN® is the preferred formula 
Among those who had a preference*, more Registered Dietitians prefer PEPTAMEN over Vital® for GI impaired patients. 

 

  • The evidence-based well-tolerated GI formula
  • Balanced peptide profile promotes GI absorption and tolerance
  • Enzymatically hydrolyzed 100% whey protein, which may facilitate gastric emptying
  • 70% of fat from MCT to decrease potential for fat malabsorption
  • Nutritionally complete formula for tube feeding

 

*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.

Product Details

kcal/mL: 1.0

Caloric Distribution (% of kcal)

Protein: 16%

Carbohydrate: 50%

Fat: 34%

Protein Source: Enzymatically Hydrolyzed Whey Protein (Milk)

NPC:N Ratio: 133:1

MCT:LCT Ratio: 70:30

n6:n3 Ratio: 7.9:1

Meets 100% RDI for 22 key vitamins and minerals: 1500 mL 

Osmolality (mOsm/kg water):

Unflavored: 340

Water: 85%
HCPCS Code: B4153

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

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

** Not for individuals with galactosemia

 

Nutritional Applications

  • Impaired GI function, which may result from the following conditions:
    • Malabsorption
    • Pancreatitis
    • Short bowel syndrome
    • Chronic diarrhea
    • Crohn’s disease/IBD
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Delayed gastric emptying
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Malnutrition
    • Malabsorption related to cancer treatment
    • Celiac disease with malabsorption
  • Early enteral feeding
  • Transition from or dual feeding with TPN

NOT FOR PARENTERAL USE
USE UNDER MEDICAL SUPERVISION  

Benefits & Clinical Evidence

Click here to learn about clinical studies using PEPTAMEN® formulas.

The Peptamen® Difference

 

Ordering Info

Cartons

Product Code

NDC-Format Number

Packaging

Unflavored    

9871616269

98716-0062-69

24-250 mL cartons/case

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS: Water, Maltodextrin, Enzymatically Hydrolyzed Whey Protein (from Milk), Medium Chain Triglycerides, and less than 2% of Corn Starch, Soybean Oil, Soy Lecithin, Magnesium Chloride, Calcium Phosphate, Guar Gum, Potassium Citrate, Sodium Phosphate, Calcium Citrate, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Phosphoric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Ascorbate, Magnesium Oxide, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate,
DL-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate, Niacinamide, Citric Acid, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Beta-Carotene, Folic Acid, Potassium Iodide, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Selenate, Vitamin K1, Sodium Molybdate, Biotin, Vitamin D3, Vitamin B12

 

CONTAINS: MILK AND SOY INGREDIENTS

Nutrition Panel

 
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