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PEPTAMEN® is the only family of 100% whey formulas supported by over 25 years of clinical experience and more than 60 published studies.


Studies in a variety of conditions show that Peptamen® formulas:

  • Are well-tolerated and associated with improvement in diarrhoea, vomiting and abdominal pain1-3
  • Promote progression to goal feeding4-7
  • Are associated with superior protein repletion, weight gain and improvement in nutritional status4,8-9

Key features and benefits of the Peptamen® range:


The Peptamen® Family of products are widely used from hospital to homecare.

Conditions and pathologies where Peptamen® products have been observed to have an impact in the clinical setting include:

Conditions:

  • GI intolerance12
  • Malabsorption syndrome
  • Chyle leaks10
  • Inflammation11
  • Weight gain or maintenance8
  • Achievement of feeding goals4-7
  • Stress hyperglyceamia

Pathologies:

  • Critically ill
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Pancreatitis
  • Stroke
  • Neurological disorders

For complex needs and reliable tolerance

All Peptamen® products are built around the pillars of hydrolysed 100% whey protein and medium chain triglycerides, which represents at least 50% of the total fat.


With a broad product offering the Peptamen® family includes different combinations of Total Energy (TE) coming from proteins and carbohydrates. Peptamen® also comes in flavoured oral and powder formulations.


The Peptamen® Family offers a wide range of solutions enabling Health Care Professionals to appropriately choose Peptamen® for complex needs and reliable tolerance across a range of scenarios.



The Peptamen® range provides hydrolyzed 100% whey protein (<1% intact protein):

Peptamen® 1.0 provides
In 1500 kcal (1500 ml):

 

60 g of protein

Peptamen® 1.5
provides
In 1500 kcal (1000 ml):

 

68 g of protein

Peptamen® AF provides
In 1500 kcal (1000 ml):

 

94 g of protein

Peptamen® Intense VHP provides
In 1500 kcal (1500 ml):

 

138 g of protein

Peptamen Junior® provides
In 1000 kcal (1000 ml):

 

30 g of protein

Peptamen Junior® Advance
provides
In 1000 kcal (667 ml):

 

30 g of protein

Peptamen Junior® HP provides
In 1000 kcal (833 ml):

 

40 g of protein

Not suitable for individuals with Cow milk protein allergy

Key Fact Block

Peptide carriers binding whey protein peptides for transport into the gut mucosal epithelial cells

MCTs are absorbed from the small intestine into the villi, even if the villi are unhealthy