The Pediasure 1.5 Cal Peptide Based Nutrition for Children is a vanilla-flavored nutritional formula for pediatric patients with difficulties in absorbing nutrients due to various gastrointestinal tract disorders like malabsorption. The nutrition drink by Abbott is peptide-based that help improves the absorption and tolerance of nutrients and also maintains normal growth and development in pediatrics.
It consists of a highly nutritious blend of hydrolyzed whey protein, nutritious fibers and healthy fats which support the absorption during the normal digestion process. The fibers comprise of NutraFlora scFOS which are a bunch of prebiotics that facilitates the growth of healthy bacteria inside the colon to promote regular bowel function. The drink also consists of MCT and structured lipids that add to the required healthy fat nutrients that are easy to absorb.
It is suitable to consume the drink as an oral supplement as well as a tube-feeding formula. It is available as a vanilla-flavored drink for oral consumption and as an unflavoured formula for enteral feeding. It is suitable to be consumed by people on kosher, halal, gluten-free, and lactose-intolerant diets. It is safe to be used as a sole-source of nutrition as well as a source of supplemental nutrition.
It is important to note that the Pediasure Peptide 1.5 is not intended to be used by children under the age of one unless suggested by a doctor. It should also be noted that the drink should not be administered through an IV drip or be consumed by people with galactosemia.
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Product Features and Benefits:
- For both tube feeding and oral feeding
- Not suitable for children with galactosemia
- Suitable for kosher, halal and gluten free diets
- Appropriate for children with lactose intolerance
- Meets caloric and nutritional requirements of kids
- Use as a sole source of nutrition or as a supplement
- Manufacturer: Abbott Nutrition
- Volume: 8 oz. (237 milliliters), 1000 milliliters
- User: Ages 1-13 Years
- Flavor: Vanilla
- Product Number: 56655, 62731
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