Heparon Junior

  • Heparon Junior is designed to provide complete nutritional support or supplementary feeding for infants from birth, and young children, with acute and chronic liver failure.
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Product Presentation Code Units per carton Pharmacode
Heparon Junior 400g can 156555 6 2431645

Product Information

A nutritionally complete, powdered formula supplemented with branched chain amino acids (BCAA) and zinc, and a low sodium content, for the dietary management of acute and chronic liver failure in infants and children.

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  • 0.85kcal/ml (18% w/v concentration).
  • 2.2g protein per 100ml (18% w/v concentration).
  • Supplemented with BCAA and zinc.
  • Contains cow’s milk protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamins, minerals and trace elements.
  • Low sodium content (17.8mg/100ml).
  • Unflavoured.
  • Suitable as a sole source of nutrition for infants under 1 year of age and as a supplement for children.
Important Notice
  • Powdered feed is not sterile. Product should be prepared immediately prior to feeding. Do not boil and do not use a microwave oven to heat.
  • Not for parenteral use.
  • Not suitable for patients with galactosaemia.
  • Professional advice should be followed before using an infant formula. Introducing partial bottle feeding could negatively affect breastfeeding. Good maternal nutrition is important for breastfeeding and reversing a decision not to breastfeed may be difficult. Infant formula should be used as directed. Proper use of an infant formula is important to the health of the infant. Social and financial implications such as preparation requirements and the cost of providing formula up to the age of 12 months should be considered when selecting a method of feeding.
  • Must be used under medical supervision.
  • Suitable as a sole source of nutrition for infants under 1 year of age and as a supplement for children.
  • Not suitable for patients with cow’s milk protein allergy.
Direction of Use
  • The quantity of feed should be determined by a clinician or a dietitian only and is dependent on the age, bodyweight and medical condition of the patient.
  • Follow the preparation instructions as stated on the can.
  • Four level scoops (18g) of Heparon Junior requires 90ml of water to yield the recommended feed concentration (18% w/v). A lower concentration may initially be required until recommended concentration is tolerated.
  • Store in a cool, dry place.
  • Always replace the container lid after use.
  • Once can is opened, use within one month.
Nutritional Information
Average contents Per 100g Per 100ml*
Energy 474 kcal 85 kcal
1985 kJ 357 kJ
Protein 12.0 g 2.2 g
BCAA 33.9 % 6.1 %
Carbohydrate 55.7 g 10.0 g
Sugars 18.6 g 3.4 g
as Lactose 10.9 g 1.97 g
Fat 22.0 g 4.0 g
Saturates 13.0 g 2.3 g
Monounsaturates 4.3 g 0.77 g
Polyunsaturates 4.7 g 0.85 g
% MCT 50.5 %
ω6 / ω3 ratio 7.5:1
Fibre 2.6 g 0.47 g
Sodium 98.8 mg 17.8 mg
4.3 mmol 0.77 mmol
Potassium 490 mg 88.1 mg
12.5 mmol 2.25 mmol
Calcium 540 mg 97.3 mg
Phosphorus 288 mg 51.9 mg
Magnesium 52.0 mg 9.37 mg
Chloride 355 mg 63.9 mg
Ca:P ratio 1.9:1
Vitamin A 603 μg-RE 109 μg-RE
Vitamin D 11.4 μg 2.05 μg
Vitamin E 14.2 mg-α-T.E 2.55 mg-α-T.E
Vitamin K 56.5 μg 10.2 μg
Vitamin C 61.2 mg 11.0 mg
Thiamin 0.70 mg 0.13 mg
Riboflavin 0.94 mg 0.17 mg
Niacin 9.96 mg NE 1.79 mg NE
Vitamin B~6~ 0.71 mg 0.13 mg
Vitamin B~12~ 1.42 μg 0.26 μg
Folic Acid 79.6 μg 14.3 μg
Pantothenic Acid 3.73 mg 0.67 mg
Biotin 19.5 μg 3.51 μg
Iron 8.30 mg 1.49 mg
Zinc 5.30 mg 0.95 mg
Manganese 0.047 mg 0.008 mg
Copper 0.24 mg 0.043 mg
Iodine 90 μg 16.2 μg
Molybdenum 19.2 μg 3.45 μg
Selenium 17.8 μg 3.20 μg
Chromium 5.21 μg 0.94 μg
Choline 161 mg 29.1 mg
Inositol 117 mg 21.1 mg
Osmolality 330 mOsmol/kgH₂O
*When prepared at recommended concentration 18% w/v (i.e. 18g powder made up to 100ml with water)

Glucose syrup, vegetable oils (medium chain triglycerides (coconut and palm oil), sunflower oil, rapeseed oil), skimmed cow’s milk, galacto-oligosaccharides (from cow’s milk), whey protein (from cow’s milk) L-Valine, L-Leucine, fish oil, fructo-oligosaccharides, L-Isoleucine, calcium carbonate, potassium citrate, calcium phosphate, calcium chloride, oil from Mortierella alpina, choline chloride, magnesium hydrogen phosphate, inositol, L-Ascorbic acid, D-alpha- tocopheryl polyethylene glycol 1000 succinate, sodium L-ascorbate, taurine, ferrous sulphate, sodium citrate, zinc sulphate, sodium chloride, retinyl acetate, nicotinamide, L-Carnitine, ascorbyl palmitate, calcium D-pantothenate, thiamin hydrochloride, copper sulphate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin, sodium selenite, chromium chloride, phytomenadione, sodium molybdate, manganese sulphate, pteroylmonoglutamic acid, potassium iodide, D-Biotin, cholecalciferol, cyanocobalamin.