Pregestimil A+

Pregestimil A+

Designed for babies with fat malabsorption

For Stages:
  • Tummy Troubles

    Birth +

  • Allergy

    Birth +

Overview

An extensively hydrolyzed baby formula with a special fat blend

Pregestimil® A+® baby formula is an extensively hydrolyzed, hypoallergenic infant formula designed for effective dietary management of infants who experience fat malabsorption and who may also be sensitive to intact proteins, helping ensure she receives an adequate energy supply.

Pregestimil A+:

  • Is hypoallergenic and contains extensively hydrolyzed protein
  • Contains a special type of fat blend including medium chain triglyceride (MCT) oil that is effectively absorbed by babies with fat malabsorption
  • Contains DHA, a type of Omega-3 fat and an important building block of the brain

Fat malabsorption (or steatorrhea) may be associated with cystic fibrosis, short bowel syndrome, intractable diarrhea, and severe protein calorie malnutrition.
How to Buy
Pregestimil A+ is only available in pharmacies behind the counter and is only used with a doctor’s recommendation. It can be purchased through your pharmacist or online at the Specialty Food Shop. Simply call or visit your pharmacy and provide the following bar code and item number:

Pregestimil A+ formula may be available through provincial drug benefits programs. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you qualify for Regie de l’assurance Maladie du Quebec or the Saskatchewan Aids to Independent Living Program.

Breast feeding is best for babies and is preferred whenever possible.

 

 

Available Formats

Nutrients & Ingredients

 

CORN SYRUP SOLIDS, HYDROLYZED CASEIN* (FROM MILK), MEDIUM CHAIN TRIGLYCERIDES (FRACTIONATED COCONUT OIL), MODIFIED CORN STARCH, SOY OIL, CORN OIL, HIGH OLEIC VEGETABLE OIL (SAFFLOWER AND/OR SUNFLOWER OIL), MORTIERELLA ALPINA OIL**, L-CYSTINE, CRYPTHECODINIUM COHNII OIL†, L-TYROSINE, L-TRYPTOPHAN, TAURINE, L-CARNITINE, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, MIXED TOCOPHEROLS, (MAY CONTAIN POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE)

 

 

(CALCIUM CITRATE, CALCIUM PHOSPHATE, CUPRIC SULFATE, FERROUS SULFATE, MAGNESIUM OXIDE, MANGANESE SULFATE, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE, POTASSIUM CITRATE, SODIUM CITRATE, SODIUM IODIDE, SODIUM SELENITE AND ZINC SULFATE)

 

 

(ASCORBIC ACID, BIOTIN, CALCIUM d-PANTOTHENATE, CHOLINE CHLORIDE, dl-α-TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, FOLIC ACID, INOSITOL, NIACINAMIDE, PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE, RIBOFLAVIN, THIAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE, VITAMIN A PALMITATE, VITAMIN B12, VITAMIN D3 AND VITAMIN K1).
*MODIFIED TO BE BETTER TOLERATED IN MILK ALLERGIC BABIES **A SOURCE OF ARA †A SOURCE OF DHA
Ingredients are subject to change. Consult actual product labels for most current information.

 

 

Nutrient values are subject to change.

Consult actual product labels for most current information.

Analysis

Energy (kcal/kj)

68 / 280

500 / 2090

Protein (g)

1.89

14

% of total energy Source:Casein hydrolysate,
amino acid premix

11

11

Carbohydrate (g)

6.9

51

% of total energy Source: Corn syrup solids,
modified corn starch

40

40

Fat (g)

3.8

26

% of total energy Source: MCT (55%),soy (25%),
corn (10%),high oleic sunflower(7.5%)
oils,ARA & DHA single cell
oil blend (2.5%)

49

49

Linoleic acid (g)

0.64

4.7

Linoleic acid (g)

0.064

0.48

ARA (mg)

23

170

DHA (mg)

11.5

85

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