Pregestimil® A+®

Pregestimil® A+®

Last Updated: Friday, July 8, 2016

Hypoallergenic, extensively hydrolyzed, iron fortified infant formula for the dietary management of infants with fat malabsorption and who may also be sensitive to intact proteins.

  • Indication
    • Hypoallergenic, extensively hydrolyzed, iron fortified infant formula for the dietary management of infants with fat malabsorption and who may also be sensitive to intact proteins. Contains DHA (a type of Omega-3 fat).

  • Nutrients
    • Analysis per 100 mL
      normal dilution
      per 100 g
      Energy (kcal/kJ) 68/280 500/2090
      Protein (g) 1.89 14
      % of total energy 11 11
      Source: Casein hydrolysate, amino acid premix
      Carbohydrate (g) 6.9 51
      % of total energy 40 (Powder)
      41 (Nursette)
      40
      Source (Powder): Corn syrup solids, modified corn starch
      Source (Nursette): Corn syrup, starch
      Fat (g) 3.8 28
      % of total energy 49 (Powder)
      48 (Nursette)
      49
      Source (Powder): MCT (55%), soy (35%), corn (10%),
      high oleic safflower (7.5%) oils, ARA & DHA single cell oil blend (2.5%)
      Source (Nursette): MCT (55%), soy (35%), high oleic safflower (7.5%) oils,
      ARA & DHA single cell oil blend (2.5%)
      Linoleic Acid (g) 0.64 4.7
      Linolenic Acid (g) 0.064 (powder)
      0.081 (Nursette)
      0.48
      ARA (mg) 23 170
      DHA (mg) 11.5 85
      Minerals per 100 mL
      normal dilution
      per 100 g
      Calcium (mg)
      mMol (Nursette)
      64
      1.59
      470
      -
      Phosphorus (mg)
      mMol (Nursette)
      35
      1.13
      260
      -
      Magnesium (mg)
      mMol (Nursette)
      5.4
      0.22
      40
      -
      Iron (mg) 1.22 9
      Zinc (mg) 0.68 5
      Manganese (mg) 0.0169 0.125
      Copper (mg) 0.051 0.38
      Iodine (mg) 0.0101 0.075
      Selenium (mg) 0.00189 0.014
      Sodium (mg)
      mMol (Nursette)
      32
      1.38
      240
      -
      Potassium (mg)
      mMol (Nursette)
      74
      1.9
      550
      -
      Chloride (mg)
      mMol (Nursette)
      58
      1.64
      430
      -
      Vitamins per 100 mL
      normal dilution
      per 100 g
      Vitamin A (IU) 240 1750
      Vitamin D (IU) 34 250
      Vitamin E (IU) 2.7 20
      Vitamin K (mg) 0.0081 0.06
      Vitamin C (mg) 8.1 60
      Thiamine (mg) 0.054 0.4
      Riboflavin (mg) 0.061 0.45
      Niacin (mg) 0.68 5
      Pantothenic Acid (mg) 0.34 2.5
      Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.041 0.3
      Folic Acid (mg) 0.0108 0.08
      Vitamin B12 (mg) 0.0002 0.0015
      Biotin (mg) 0.002 0.015
      Choline (mg) 16.2 120
      Inositol (mg) 11.5 85
      Carnitine (mg) 1.35 10
      Taurine (mg) 4.1 30
      Other Characteristics
      Renal Solute Load (mOsm/100 mL)1 16.9
      Osmolality (mOsm/kg H2O) 320 (Powder)
      290(Nursette)
      Osmolarity (mOsm/L) 280 (Powder)
      260 (Nursette)
      Water (g/100 mL) 88 (Powder)
      90 (Nursette)

      Powdered formulas are not sterile. “To minimize the risk of infection, powdered formulas are not recommended for use in premature or immunocompromised infants unless no appropriate nutritional alternative is available, and then only with strict medical supervision and careful preparation, storage and use.”2.
      1. Fomon SJ, Ziegler EE. Renal solute load and potential renal solute load in infancy. J Pediatr. 1999; 134: 11-14. 2. International Formula Council. Infant Feeding: Safety Issues for Health Care Professionals. Atlanta, GA: International Formula Council; 2004:4.
      Nutrient values are subject to change. Consult actual product labels for most current information.

  • Product Forms
    • Format Unit Approximate Product Yield at Normal Dilution Shelf Life Item # Kosher
      Powder 454 g 3400 mL (14 bottles x 8 fl oz) 21 Months 1238161 Not Kosher
      Nursette® 59 mL 59 mL (2 fl oz) 12 Months 1273987 Not Kosher
  • Preparation of Feedings
    • POWDER

      WARNING: Your baby’s health depends on carefully following the instructions below. Use only as directed by a medical professional. Improper hygiene, preparation, dilution, use or storage may result in severe harm. Powdered infant formulas are not sterile and should not be fed to premature infants or infants who might have immune problems unless directed and supervised by your baby’s doctor. Ask your baby’s doctor which formula is appropriate for your baby.

      Use the chart below for the correct amounts of cooled, boiled water and powder. Use scoop in can to measure powder. Store DRY scoop in this can.

      To Make Boiled Water Powder
      60 mL bottle 60 mL (1/4 cup) 1 packed level scoop
      120 mL bottle 120 mL (1/2 cup) 2 packed level scoops
      180 mL bottle 180 mL (3/4 cup) 3 packed level scoops
      240 mL bottle 240 mL (1 cup) 4 packed level scoops

      WARNING: Do not use a microwave oven to warm formula. Serious burns may result.

      Failure to follow these instructions could result in severe harm. Once prepared, infant formula can spoil quickly. Either feed immediately or cover and store in refrigerator at 2-4°C (35-40°F) for no longer than 24 hours. Do not use prepared formula if it is unrefrigerated for more than a total of 2 hours. Do not freeze prepared formula. After feeding begins, use within one hour or discard.

      Powder Storage: Store cans at room temperature. After opening can, keep tightly covered, store in dry area and use contents within 1 month. Do not freeze powder and avoid excessive heat.

      NURSETTE

      Your baby’s health depends on carefully following the instructions below. Proper hygiene, preparation, use and storage are important when preparing infant formula. Use as directed by your baby’s doctor.

      Inspect each bottle for signs of damage.

      Failure to follow these instructions could result in severe harm. Opened bottles can spoil quickly. Either feed immediately or replace cap and store in refrigerator at 2-4°C (35-40°F) for no longer than 24 hours. Do not use opened bottle if it is unrefrigerated for more than a total of 2 hours. Do not freeze.

      After feeding begins, use within one hour or discard.

      WARNING: Do not use a microwave oven to warm formula. Serious burns may result.

      Storage: Store unopened bottles at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat and prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.

      DO NOT USE IF CAP RING IS BROKEN OR MISSING

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