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Peptamen® Junior

PEPTAMEN® JUNIOR is a peptide-based, 100% whey protein formula for children, ages 1-13 years, with digestive impairment or who cannot tolerate a standard whole-protein formula. PEPTAMEN® JUNIOR is designed for tolerance and absorption.



PEPTAMEN® JUNIOR PRODUCTS ARE THE ONLY CHILDREN’S
ENTERAL NUTRITION FORMULAS WITH 100% WHEY PROTEIN.



PEPTAMEN® JUNIOR is different from other children’s enteral nutrition formulas because of the source and form of protein it contains:

Protein Source

  •   PEPTAMEN® JUNIOR formulas are the only children’s enteral nutrition formulas with 100% whey protein.

100% whey protein to facilitate gastric emptying. Enhanced gastric emptying helps to:1-3

  •   Provide relief from abdominal distention, bloating and feeling of fullness
  •   Relieve nausea and vomiting

Protein Form

  •   PEPTAMEN® JUNIOR contains hydrolyzed whey protein (<1% intact protein).

  •   Small protein units or peptides facilitate digestion and absorption to help with tolerance.







DESIGNED FOR TOLERANCE AND ABSORPTION

PEPTAMEN® JUNIOR is designed for tolerance and absorption to support the growth and development of children with impaired GI function:
  •   100% whey protein remains liquid in an acidic environment to help facilitate gastric emptying and reduce reflux1,2,4
  •   Small protein units, with <1% intact protein, enhance absorption5-7
  •   Lipid blends with 50-70% MCT enhance fat absorption8-11

WHAT ARE SOME SYMPTOMS OF TUBE FEEDING INTOLERANCE?


Symptoms of intolerance may include,
but are not limited to, the following:

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Nausea

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Bloating

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Diarrhea

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Constipation



CLICK HERE for PEPTAMEN® JUNIOR & Managing Intolerance Infographic.


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EVIDENCE/RESOURCES

PEPTAMEN® JUNIOR products are supported by over 25 years of clinical experience and more than 20 published studies in pediatrics.

DR. RYAN CARVALHO discusses evidence-based nutritional solutions for GI‑compromised children.








PEPTAMEN® JUNIOR Starter Booklet

Information for parents/caregivers, on why nutrition is important and specific considerations for children with gastrointestinal impairment. This booklet also contains information about how PEPTAMEN® JUNIOR is designed for gastrointestinal tolerance and absorption – in tube feeding or oral use.

PEPTAMEN® JUNIOR PRODUCTS

REFERENCES

1. Fried MD et al. J Pediatr. 1992;120:569-72. 2. Khoshoo V et al. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2002;56:1-3. 3. Flack S et al. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2003; 16:366. 4. Abrahao V. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2012;15:480-484. 5. Grimble GK. Annu Rev Nutr. 1994;14:419-47. 6. Hannelore D. Annu Rev Physiol. 2004;66:361-84. 7. Maples B. JPEN. 2005;29:51. 8. Malone A et al. in Mueller C (Ed). 2012 Core Curr ASPEN. 9. Martindale R et al. in Gottschlich M (Ed). 2007. Core Curr ASPEN. 10. Hise M & Brown J. in Mueller C (Ed). 2012 Core Curr ASPEN. 11. Colaizzo-Anas T. in Mueller C (Ed). 2012 Core Curr ASPEN.