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Peptamen 1.5 Cal Complete Calorically Dense Whey Peptide Based Formula, manufactured by Nestle, is ready to use for complete or supplemental tube feeding. It is specifically formulated for easy digestion and absorption for patients with impaired gastrointestinal function and normal or increased caloric requirements.
Patients who would benefit include those with malabsorption that is complicated by fluid restriction, elevated caloric requirements, volume sensitivity, shortened feeding cycle or aggressive goal-rate attainment. Peptamen is also be useful as a nocturnal feeding, as a dual feeding with TPN or as a transition diet from TPN.
Products Features and Benefits
- Low Residue
Peptamen 1.5 Ingredients
Water, Maltodextrin, Enzymatically Hydrolyzed Whey Protein (from Milk), Medium Chain Triglycerides (from Coconut and/or Palm Kernel Oil), and less than 2% of Cornstarch, Soybean Oil, Soy Lecithin, Magnesium Chloride, Sodium Ascorbate, Sodium Phosphate, Calcium Phosphate, Guar Gum, Calcium Citrate, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Sodium Citrate, Taurine, L-Carnitine, Magnesium Oxide, Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Potassium Citrate, Manganese Sulfate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Beta Carotene, Folic Acid, Biotin, Citric Acid, Potassium Iodide, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Selenate, Sodium Molybdate, Phytonadione, Vitamin B12.
Uses for Peptamen 1.5
- Impaired GI function:
- Shortened Feeding Schedules
- Elevated Protein Requirements.
- Fluid/Volume Restrictions.
- Short-Bowel Syndrome
- Chronic Diarrhea
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Delayed Gastric Emptying
- Cerebral Palsy
- Crohn's Disease/IBD
- Malabsorption Related to Cancer Treatment
- Early Enteral Feeding
- Transition from TPN
Peptamen 1.5 Contra-Indications
- NOT FOR PARENTERAL USE.
- NOT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH GALACTOSEMIA.
- PEPTAMEN diets contain ingredients (e.g., partially hydrolyzed whey protein from cow's milk) that may not be appropriate for individuals with food allergies.
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Product QuestionsCan it be used as a regular protein intake orally as I have couple of canes at home.
Let me know please.Question by: Kumar on Jul 19, 2015 10:00:02 PMWe cannot make any specific recommendations regarding how to use products on our site. We recommend speaking with a nutritionist for better information.Answer by: Shain Gillet (Admin) on Jul 28, 2016 2:55:00 PM