Nestlé Health Science - Alfamino® Junior - Pediatric Formula
Alfamino® Junior is a hypoallergenic, amino-acid based powder formula for children 1+ years of age with multiple food allergies and malabsorptive conditions. This nutritionally-complete formula provides essential nutrients your little one needs to grow.
Please note due to the high demand of the Alfamino® Junior Pediatric formula products, refunds will not be issued for these items.
Alfamino® Infant is manufactured under Nestlé’s high quality standards. Alfamino® Junior has a unique fat blend containing medium chain triglycerides (MCT) to help children with fat malabsorption. Alfamino® hypoallergenic amino acid-based formulas with unique lipid blends are designed to:
- Minimize the chance of further allergic reactions in a child with Cows' Milk Protein Allergy
- Meet nutritional requirements while managing EoE with an elemental diet
- Provide nutritional support to infants and children with SBS when an amino acid-based formula may be appropriate
- Provide a formula with MCT that is efficiently absorbed to provide a more readily available energy source, especially during times of gastrointestinal compromise
- Promote adequate growth in healthy infants
- Meet the AAP criteria for hypoallergenicity
USE UNDER MEDICAL SUPERVISION
About Alfamino® Junior
Corn Syrup Solids, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Soybean Oil, Potato Starch, Calcium Glycerophosphate, L-Arginine L-Aspartate, L-Lysine Acetate, and Less than 2% of: L-Leucine, Citric Acid Esters of Mono- and Di-Glycerides (Citrem), L-Proline, L-Glutamine, L-Valine, L-Glycine, L-Isoleucine, L-Threonine, L-Serine, L-Phenylalanine, L-Tyrosine, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Citrate, Calcium Citrate, Sodium Phosphate, L-Histidine, L-Alanine, L-Cystine, Sodium Citrate, L-Tryptophan, Choline Bitartrate, Magnesium L-Aspartate, L-Methionine, Maltodextrin, Magnesium Oxide, Citric Acid, Sodium Ascorbate, Ferrous Sulfate, Inositol, Taurine, L-Carnitine, DL-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Acetate, Folic Acid, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Molybdate, Potassium Jodide, Sodium Selenate, Vitamin K1, Biotin, Vitamin D3, Vitamin B12.
Alfamino Infant is formulated to meet the macro- and micronutrient requirements to support optimal growth and nutrition of healthy, full-term infants. Premature neonates, including medically compromised premature neonates, have unique nutrient requirements separate from healthy full-term infants and should be evaluated by a qualified healthcare professional. The use of this product in a premature infant is not recommended. The suitability of any formula, including supplementation with modulars, should be addressed by a qualified healthcare professional familiar with the case history of the patient. As with any powdered formula product, use with immune-compromised infants & children is not recommended.
*MCTs do not require traditional fat metabolism and, are therefore more easily absorbed directly into the enterocyte and are transported through the portal vein to the liver. As a result, MCTs are absorbed more rapidly than long chain triglycerides (Bach et al, 1982). Also, MCT oils are valuable in a number of clinical situations because they are digested quickly and less likely to be affected by intestinal factors that inhibit fat absorption (Krause, 2012).
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