Peptamen® AF is a 1.5 kcal/ml enteral tube feed formulated with 100% whey protein, omega-3 fats and 52% of the fat as MCT. It is a nutritionally complete Food for Special Medical Purposes for use under medical supervision.
Peptamen AF is recommended for critically ill patients, including those with sepsis, ARDS, trauma and burns, the advanced formula of 100% hydrolysed whey protein is designed to help manage oxidative stress, and the high-protein content helps to maintain lean body mass. Peptamen AF is enriched with omega-3 fatty acids to help modulate the inflammatory response. It can be adjusted to the nutritional needs and feeding tolerance of the patient.
Available in 500ml SmartFlex™ collapsible semi-rigid bottles for tube feeding. Also suitable for oral and bolus feeding.
ACBS approved, prescribable on FP10 (GP10 in Scotland). Indicated for patients as a sole or supplemented source of nutrition on medical grounds for short bowel syndrome, intractable malabsorption, pre-operative preparation of patients who are undernourished, patients with proven IBD, following total gastrectomy, bowel fistulae and disease-related malnutrition.
Not suitable for patients with cows’ milk protein allergy.
Must be used under medical supervision.
SHELF LIFE AND STORAGE
Important to shake well before use. Unopened, store in a cool, dry place. Once spiked use within 24 hours. Unused portion can be recapped, refrigerated and consumed within 24 hours of opening. If poured out of the pack keep tightly covered and consume within 6 hours if at room temperature.
Water, maltodextrin, peptides from partially hydrolysed whey protein (milk), MCT oils, soybean oil, fish oil, minerals (sodium citrate, potassium citrate, calcium citrate, sodium phosphate, magnesium chloride, sodium chloride, magnesium oxide, potassium chloride, ferrous sulphate, zinc sulphate, manganese sulphate, copper sulphate, sodium fluoride, potassium iodide, chromium chloride, sodium selenate, sodium molybdate), emulsifiers (soy lecithin, E471), vitamins ( C, E, niacin, pantothenic acid, thiamin, B6, A, riboflavin, folic acid, K, biotin, D, B12), acidity regulator (E525), antioxidant (E304). Allergy Advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold.