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Neocate Infant DHA/ARA is an Infant Formula containing nucleotides and DHA and ARA. Nucleotides, DHA and ARA are important nutrients for infants found in breast milk. These nutrients promote a baby’s visual and brain development. Manufactured by Nutricia, Neocate Infant DHA/ARA is hypoallergenic. This amino-acid-based formula helps manage cow milk allergy, multiple food protein intolerance (MFPI) and food-allergy-associated conditions: gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), short bowel syndrome (SBS), malabsorption and other GI disorders.Neocate Infant DHA/ARA is important for healthy infant growth and development.
Neocate Infant DHA/ARA Features & Benefits
- Provides nucleotides which are present in human milk.
- 4.8 mg per 100 kcals.
- DHA at 0.35% fatty acids.
- DHA and ARA at 1:1 ratio.
- 100% non-allergenic free amino acids.
- Over 90 publications and counting support Neocate.
- A nutritionally complete, powdered amino acid-based exempt infant formula with iron and 33% MCT.
Neocate Infant DHA/ARA Specifications
- Neocate Infant DHA/ARA Product Number: 12595.
- Size: 400 Gram, 14.1 Ounce.
- Container: Can.
- Potential Renal Solute Load: 168 mOsm/L.
- Displacement 0.7 ml/g.
- Application: Infant Formula.
- Preparation: Powder.
- Manufacturer: Nutricia.
- Brand: Neocate.
- UNSPSC Code: 42231802.
- HCPCS Code: B4161.
Neocate Infant DHA/ARA Indications
- Cow and soy milk allergy.
- Multiple food protein intolerance.
- Food protein allergy related:
- Gastroesophageal reflux.
- Eosinophilic esophagitis (EE).
- Other medical conditions for which an amino acid-based diet is required .
- Short bowel syndrome.
- Transition from parenteral to enteral nutrition.
Neocate Infant DHA/ARA Formula Nutrition
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Neocate Infant DHA/ARA Ingredients
Corn Syrup Solids (54%), Refined Vegetable Oil (Medium Chain Triglycerides (8%), High Oleic Sunflower Oil (6%), Sunflower Oil (5%), Canola Oil (4%)), Calcium Phosphate Dibasic (2%), and less than 2% of each of the following: L-Arginine L-Aspartate, L-Leucine, Tripotassium Citrate, L-Lysine Acetate, L-Glutamine, L-Proline, CAEM (an emulsifier), L-Valine, Glycine, L-Isoleucine, L-Threonine, L-Phenylalanine, L-Tyrosine, L-Serine, L-Histidine, L-Alanine, Sodium Chloride, L-Cystine, Magnesium Chloride, L-Tryptophan, Choline Bitartrate, L-Methionine, Tricalcium Citrate, Magnesium L-Aspartate, M. Alpina Oil*, C. Cohnii Oil**, M-Inositol, L-Ascorbic Acid, Taurine, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, L-Carnitine, Uridine 5’-Monophosphate Disodium Salt, Cytidine 5’-Monophosphate, Niacinamide, Inosine 5’-Monophosphate Disodium Salt, Adenosine 5’-Monophosphate, Calcium D-Pantothenate, Guanosine 5’-Monophosphate Disodium Salt, DL-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Manganese Sulfate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Cupric Sulfate, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Acetate, DL-Alpha-Tocopherol, Potassium Iodide, Mixed Tocopherols, Folic Acid, Chromium Chloride, Phylloquinone, Sodium Selenite, Sodium Molybdate, D-Biotin, Vitamin D3, Cyanocobalamin.
* A Source of Arachidonic Acid (ARA)
** A Source of Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)
Directions for Preparation and Use of Neocate Infant Formula
How do I prepare Neocate Infant?
To make a standard dilution (20 cal/fl oz), add 1 unpacked level scoop (4.6 g) of powder to each fluid ounce of water. Only use the scoop provided. Use a gram scale for the most accurate results. Do not boil formula or use a microwave to prepare or warm formula.
1. Wash hands thoroughly and clean the preparation area.
2. Pour the required amount of cooled, boiled water into a sterilized feeding bottle*.
3. Add the prescribed amount of scoops of Neocate Infant DHA/ARA to the water.
4. Place the cap on the bottle and shake until the powder dissolves.
Important Preparation Information
Freshly prepared formula is best. Formula prepared in advance must be cooled rapidly, stored in the refrigerator and used within 24 hours of preparation. Formula remaining in the bottle after one hour of feeding should be discarded. Tube feeding hand time should not exceed 4 hours.
*Boiling is the preferred method for sterilizing water, bottles, nipples and mixing utensils.
How can Neocate be stored?
Prepared formula can be stored in a refrigerator for up to 24 hours
Once a bottle is introduced to your infant’s mouth, all formula remaining in the bottle should be discarded after one hour
Opened cans of Neocate with plastic lid securely fastened should be stored in a cool, dry place and used within one month
Sealed cans of Neocate should be stored in a cool, dry place and used by the expiration date, which is located on the bottom of each can
What is the best way for me to warm the Neocate once it has been prepared?
As with any other infant formula, a microwave oven should not be used to reheat Neocate, as this can lead to “hot spots” in the formula. It is recommended to place the prepared bottle either under warm, running water, or in a container filled with warm water.
Cover and store open can in a cool dry place. Use within one month. Store unopened cans at room temperature. Avoid extreme temperatures.
Neocate Infant DHA/ARA Additional Information
- Bines J, Francis D, Hill D. Reducing parenteral requirement in children with short bowel syndrome: impact of an amino acid-based complete infant formula. J Pediatr Gastr Nutr. 1998;26(2):123-128.
- de Boissieu D, Matarazzo P, Dupont C. Allergy to extensively hydrolyzed cow milk proteins in infants: identification and treatment with an amino acid-based formula. J Pediatr. 1997;131(5):744-747.
- Heine R, Cameron D, Francis D, Chow C, Brown J, Heddle D, et al. Effect of an amino acid based formula on gastroesophageal reflux in infants with persistent distress. J Allergy Clin Immun. 2003;S102:A129.
- Isolauri E, Sutas Y, Makinen-Kiljunen S, Oja SS, Isosomppi R, Turjanmaa K. Efficacy and safety of hydrolyzed cow milk and amino acid-derived formulas in infants with cow milk allergy. J Pediatr. 1995;127(4):550-557.
- Rudolph CD, Mazur LJ, Liptak GS, Baker RD, Boyle JT, Colletti RB, et al. Guidelines for evaluation and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux in infants and children: recommendations of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastr Nutr. 2001;32(2).92.
- Sampson HA, James JM, Bernhisel-Broadbent J. Safety of an amino acid derived infant formula in children allergic to cow milk. Pediatrics. 1992;90(3):463-465.
- Vanderhoof JA, Murray ND, Kaufman SS, Mack DR, Antonson DL, Corkins MR, et al. Intolerance to protein hydrolysate infant formulas: an under recognized cause of gastrointestinal symptoms in infants. J Pediatr. 1997;131(5):741-744.
- Veereman-Wauters G, van Elsacker E, Hoffman I, de Swet L. Successful avoidance of total parenteral nutrition by administration of an amino acid based enteral formula (Neocate) in infancy. Gastroenterology. 2000;118(4):A777.
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