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Our Products Pediatric GI/Allergy Neocate Junior

Neocate Junior

A nutritionally complete, powdered amino acid-based medical food
for children over the age of 1 with severe impairment of the
gastrointestinal tract.

This formulation is available in the US and Canada.

Main Features:
  • Hypoallergenic
  • 100% non-allergenic free amino acids
  • Nutritionally complete
  • Available in unflavored, tropical & chocolate
  • Tailored vitamins and minerals for
    malabsorptive conditions
  • Standard dilution = 1 kcal/mL
  • Osmolality (mOsm/kg):
  • Dilution
    1 kcal/mL
  • Energy distribution:
  •   Unflavored Tropical / Chocolate
    Protein 13% 14%
    Carbohydrate 42% 44%
    Fat (MCT 35% / LCT 65 %) 45% 42%
  • Displacement: 0.72 mL/g


  • Gastrointestinal tract impairment
  • Malabsorption
  • Cow and soy milk allergy
  • Multiple food protein intolerance
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Other medical conditions for which an amino acid-based diet is required


Directions for Preparation and Use:

  • Intake to be determined by a healthcare professional and is dependent on the age, body weight and medical condition of the patient.  Use under medical supervision.

  • For oral or tube feeding:
    1. Measure the required amount of warm or cool water into a container.
    2. Add the prescribed amount of Neocate Junior to the water.
    3. Cover and shake until the powder has dissolved.

    Neocate Junior is best served chilled.  Once prepared, the formula should be stored in a refrigerator and kept no longer than 24 hours from the time of preparation.  Shake or stir Neocate Junior immediately before use.

    The recommended dilution is 30 kcal/fl oz.  This can be achieved by mixing the following amounts of powder and water. The scoop provided weighs 8.2 g.

    For additional information, contact Nutrition Services at 1-800-365-7354.

    Mixing Instructions
    Neocate Junior
    Final Volume
    Unflavored 3.5 fl oz
    (100 mL)
    3 scoops
    (24.6 g)
    4 fl oz
    (120 mL)
    6.5 fl oz
    (200 mL)
    6 scoops
    (49.2 g)
    8 fl oz
    (240 mL)
    20 fl oz
    (600 mL)
    18 scoops
    (147.6 g)
    24 fl oz
    (720 mL)
    Tropical and Chocolate 4 fl oz
    (120 mL)
    4 scoops
    (32.8 g)
    5 fl oz
    (150 mL)
    7 fl oz
    (200 mL)
    7 scoops
    (57.4 mL)
    8 fl oz
    (240 mL)
    20 fl oz
    (600 mL)
    20 scoops
    (164 g)
    24 fl oz
    (720 mL)


  • Store unopened can at room temperature. Once opened, reseal can and store in a cool, dry place (not in a refrigerator) and use within one month of opening.
Ordering Information:
Product Code
Reimbursement Code
Calories Per Can Fl Oz Per Can Packaging
Unflavored 11790 49735-0117-90 1912 ~64 4 x 400 g (14.1 oz)
Tropical Flavor 12124
1804 ~60 4 x 400 g (14.1 oz)
Chocolate 12690 49735-0126-90 1804 ~60 4 x 400 g (14.1 oz)

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Clinical References (Selected List)

  1. Andorsky DJ, Lund DP, Lillehei CW, Jaksic T, Dicanzio J, Richardson DS, et al. Nutritional and other postoperative management of neonates with short bowel syndrome correlates with clinical outcomes. J Pediatr. 2001;139(1):27-33.
  2. Markowitz JE, Spergel JM, Ruchelli E, Liacouras CA. Elemental diet is an effective treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis in children and adolescents. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003;98(4):777-782.
  3. Hill, DJ, Cameron, DJS., Francis, DEM, et al. Challenge confirmation of late onset reactions to extensively hydrolyzed formulas in infants with multiple food protein intolerance. J Allergy Clin Immun. 1995;96:386-394.
  4. de Boissieu D, Dupont C. Time course of allergy to extensively hydrolyzed cow's milk proteins in infants. J Pediatr. 2000;136:119-120.
  5. Sampson HA, James JM, Bernhisel-Broadbent J. Safety of an amino acid derived infant formula in children allergic to cow milk. Pediatrics. 1992;90(3):463-465.
  6. Niggemann B, Binder C, Dupont C, Hadji S, Arvola T, Isolauri E. Prospective controlled multicentre study on the effect of an amino acid based formula in infants with cow's milk allergy/intolerance and atopic dermatitis. Pediatr Allergy Immu. 2001;12:78-82.
  7. Isolauri E, Sampson HA. Use of an amino acid-based formula in the management of cow's milk allergy and multiple food protein intolerance in children. J Allergy Clin Immun. 2004;113:S154.
  8. Kelly K, Lazenby AJ, Rowe PC, Yardley JH, Perman JA, Sampson HA. Eosinophilic esophagitis attributed to gastroesophageal reflux: Improvement with an amino-acid-based formula. Gastroenterology. 1995;109:1503-1512.
  9. Miele E, Staiano A, Tozzi A, Auricchio R, Paparo F, Troncone R. Clinical response to amino acid-based formula in neurologically impaired children with refractory esophagitis. J Pediatr Gastr Nutr. 2002;35(3):314-319.
  10. Rudolph CD, Mazur LJ, Liptak GS, Baker RD, Boyle JT, Colletti RB, et al. Guidelines for evaluation and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux in infants and children: recommendations of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastr Nutr. 2001;32(2).92.
  11. Bines J, Francis D, Hill D. Reducing parenteral requirement in children with short bowel syndrome: impact of an amino acid-based complete infant formula. J Pediatr Gastr Nutr. 1998;26(2):123-128.







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