About Peptamen 1.5 Tube Feeding Formula
Peptamen 1.5 is a nutritionally complete tube-feeding formula specially designed to support loved one’s with damaged or extremely sensitive GI tracts. Peptamen has a balanced peptide profile designed to support better absorption of nutrients, for those with difficulty absorbing nutrients from food. Each carton boasts 375 nutritious calories, 17 grams of protein, and a mixture of vital vitamins and minerals. Special note: This product is suitable for those with lactose intolerance, however it is not appropriate for individuals with a cows' milk protein allergy. This product is intended for use under medical supervision.
Key Benefits and Features
- Peptamen 1.5 is calorically dense and packs extra calories compared with standard Peptamen formulas.
- Well-tolerated and designed to support sensitive GI tracts, Peptamen 1.5 boast a balanced, nutritionally complete formula for those loved ones who have trouble absorbing nutrients.
- Ideal for tube feeding or as an oral supplement, Peptamen 1.5 is often used to transition loved ones from enteral feeding to traditional oral eating.
Who should use Peptamen 1.5? Peptamen 1.5 should only be used under medical supervision. Do not consume or switch to a Peptamen 1.5 formula without first consulting your physician about what nutritional choices may be best for your needs. Typically, Peptamen 1.5 is used for those with: - A very sensitive or damaged GI tract - A need for a calorically dense option (more calories in a smaller amount of liquid) - A need for additional protein additional protein - Malabsorption (an inability to absorb the nutrients in food) - Short bowel syndrome - Chronic diarrhea - Cystic fibrosis - Malnutrition - Cerebral palsy - Crohn's disease - Transitioning from tube feeding to oral feeding
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