Peptide-based for better absorption; 12% of calories from hydrolized whey protein
? Whey protein for improved gastric emptying
? Isotonic (260 mOsm/kg H2O) for improved tolerance
? Ready-to-use cans and prefilled, non air-dependent UltraPak ? Enteral Closed System require no mixing or diluting
? 60% MCT and 40% LCT facilitates fat absorption; desirable n6:n3 ratio of 5:1
? 1000 kcal provides 2.2 grams glutamine, 2.8 grams glutamic acid, and 0.7 grams cysteine
? Contains taurine, carnitine, and ultra trace for long term feeding requirements
? 1000 mL meets or exceeds 100% of the NAS-NRC RDA for vitamins and minerals for children ages 1-10
? Lactose-free, gluten-free, low-residue
Peptamen Junior Diet provides a specifically designed protein, lipid, vitamin, and mineral profile for children ages 1 to 10 with impaired gastrointestinal function. Peptamen Junior Diet can provide complete or supplemental nutrition support. Children benefiting from Peptamen Junior Diet may include those with inflammatory bowel disease, short bowel syndrome, cystic fibrosis, chronic diarrhea, malabsorption, cerebral palsy, delayed gastric emptying, HIV/AIDS-related malabsorption, and growth failure. Peptamen Junior Diet may also be useful as a dual feeding with TPN or as a transition diet from TPN.
Peptamen Junior Diet in the UltraPak System is packaged in a prefilled, non-air-dependent closed system to reduce set-up time, minimize the potential for bacterial contamination, decrease waste, and provide the flexibility of a hang time of up to 48 hours.