Peptamen Powder – Who should take it?

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Peptamen Powder – Who should take it?

Peptamen powder is designed for people who are unable to digest normal foods and yet unable to tolerate a standard tube feeding formula. These users may suffer from malabsorption issues, impaired gastro-intestinal function, impaired recovery and feeding intolerance. Where normal nutrient formula is not readily absorbed, Peptamen powder can be an alternate source.

Peptamen powder has unique ingredients such as enzymatically hydrolyzed whey protein and low fat as it contains 70% of fat that is medium chain triglycerides that the body can absorb nutrients and energy more readily. It is 100% whey protein, which nitrogen from the 100% whey protein is well tolerated, absorbed and utilised. This peptide-based diet rich in MCT oil, and provides complete nutrient in easily absorbed for patient with malabsorption problems. It is also lactose and gluten free.

    Peptamen powder suitable for oral eating or tube-feeding?

    It can be use for normal oral eating or tube feeding, either as a sole source of nutrition or as a supplement.

     

    Is peptamen Halal?

    Yes, peptamen is halal. Peptamen for Singapore is manufactured by Abbott Laboratories is certified to be halal.  

    INDICATIONS

    Malabsorption/Maldigestion including: Pancreatitis; Chronic diarrhoea; Short Bowel Syndrome; Steatorrhoea; Gut atrophy; malabsorption associated with HIV/AIDS.

    SPECIAL FEATURES:

    • Protein source 100% whey protein
    • Hydrolysed, peptide-based feed (99% peptides and 1% free amino acid)
    • Contains 70% of fat as MCT
    • Lactose and Gluten free
    • Suitable for oral feeding or tube feeding
    • Suitable as sole source of nutrition
    • Halal certified

    DOSAGE RECOMMENDATIONS:

    Use as directed by Health Care Professional for oral supplement or enteral tube feed. 250 ml Peptamen = 6 scoops (55g) + 210ml water 1000 ml Peptamen = 25 scoops (220g) + 840 ml water

    INGREDIENTS

    Maltodextrin, whey protein hydrolysate (milk), sucrose, medium chain triglycerides, potato starch, soya oil, soya lecithin, calcium carbonate, sodium phosphate, magnesium chloride, choline bitartrate, vanilla flavour, potassium phosphate, sodium ascorbate, magnesium citrate, L-carnitine, taurine, calcium phosphate, nicotinamide, DL-alpha-tocopheryl acetate, zinc sulphate, ferrous sulphate, calcium-D-pantothenate, manganese sulphate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, copper sulphate, retinyl acetate, thiamine, riboflavin, folic acid, D-biotin, sodium molybdate, potassium iodide, chromium chloride, sodium selenate, phylloquinone, cholecalciferol, cyanocobalamin.

    Peptamen (powder 430g)
    Nurtitional Analysis UOM per 100 g per 1000 ml (220g powder)
    Energy kJ 1910 4180
    Protein g 18,5 40,5
    Carbohydrate g 57,2 125,3
    Fat g 18 39,4
    Total fibre g 0 0
    Vit A IU 1800 4000
    Vit D IU 130 280
    Vit E IU 13 28
    Vit K μg 23 50
    Vit C mg 64 140
    Folic Acid μg 250 540
    Vit B1 (Thiamine) mg 0,91 2
    Vit B2 (Riboflavin) mg 1,1 2,4
    Vit B6 mg 1,8 4
    Vit B12 μg 3,6 8
    Niacin mg 13 28
    Pantothenic Acid mg 6,4 14
    Sodium mg 365 800
    Potassium mg 580 1270
    Chloride mg 467 1020
    Calcium mg 370 810
    Phosphorus mg 325 710
    Magnesium mg 186 407
    Copper mg 0,64 1,4
    Zinc mg 6,4 14
    Iron mg 5,5 12
    Selenium μg 18,6 41
    Chromium μg 18 40
    Molybdenum μg 55 120
    Manganese μg 1235 2700
    Iodine μg 46 100
    Biotin μg 180 400
    Choline mg 210 450
    Taurine mg 36 80
    Carnitine mg 36 80

     

    USE UNDER MEDICAL SUPERVISION. Not suitable for children below 10 years of age. Not for parenteral use. Halal Certified YES, Gluten Free YES, Soy ingredients YES, Milk ingredients YES. Please do consult your doctor or nutritionist adviser as each user may have different unique situation.

    You can get Peptamin powder here

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