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  • Neocate


    • A unique range of products for use in Cow’s Milk Allergy (CMA), Multiple Food Protein Allergy (MFPA) and for those who require an Amino Acid Formula (AAF).
    • The Neocate range is classified as Foods For Special Medical Purposes (FSMPs) and should be used under medical supervision.
    • Neocate offers a range of products to help meet the changing nutritional needs of infants as they grow, become toddlers and then young children.   
    • Neocate provides support at time of diagnosis, through the early stages of dietary management, throughout infancy, during weaning and through the early years of childhood.




    • Neocate has a strong evidence based heritage with 30 years clinical experience and over 80 publications.

    Neocate is made up of a non-allergenic base of 100% free amino acids, and is manufactured in a milk free environment.




    1. Host & Halken, Allergy 2004; 59(78): 45-52.

  • Neocate LCP, the only AAF with 30 years’ experience of managing CMA

    Neocate LCP is a hypoallergenic amino acid formula designed to meet the nutritional needs of infants who have CMA, MFPA or require an amino acid formula up to the age of one year.


    Neocate LCP provides all the nutrients an infant requires for their development and can be used in combination with breast milk and/or diet during or after weaning. Neocate LCP can be used as a sole source of nutrition up to the age of 1 year.

    Infants prescribed Neocate LCP have been shown to have fast and effective relief from symptoms

    • Within 3 days – significant improvement of eczema and other symptoms1
    • Within 14 days – increased weight and infants showing complete resolution of symptoms2

    Neocate LCP can resolve symptoms unresolved on an eHF*.3


    Up to 10% of infants with uncomplicated CMA and up to 40% of infants with more complex allergy may be intolerant to an eHF.3

    • AAF formulas were found to be effective where symptoms persisted with an eHF.

    Guidelines suggest that symptoms should resolve within 2-4 weeks on an eHF and if still persisting an AAF should be considered.4

    Neocate LCP supports growth vs an eHF


    Neocate LCP is the only Amino Acid Formula (AAF) that:

    • contains nucleotides
    • contains LCPs in line with EFSA recommendations for the visual development of infants and in a 1:1 ratio
    • is part of an age-adapted range of products
    • is Halal certified
    • is supported by over 80 publications


    * Extensively Hydrolysed Formula



    1.  De Boissieu et al. Allergy to extensively hydrolysed cow milk proteins in infants: Identification and treatment with an amino acid-based formula. J. Pediatrics 1997 131 (5) 744-747.
    2. Vanderhoof, J.A. et al. Intolerance to protein hydrolysate infant formulas: An under recognized cause of gastrointestinal symptoms in infants. J. Pediatrics 1997 131(5) 741-4.
    3. Hill DJ et al. The efficacy of amino acid-based formulas in relieving the symptoms of cow's milk allergy: a systematic review. Clin Exp Allergy 2007; 37, 808-822. Venter C et al. Diagnosis and management of non IgE mediated CMA in infancy - a UK primary care practical guide. Clin Translational Allergy 2013; 12: 23.
    4. Venter et al. Clinical and translational allergy 2013; 3(1): 23
    5. Isolauri E et al. Efficacy and safety of hydrolysed cow milk and amino acid-derived formulas in infants with cow milk allergy. J. Pediatr. 1995 127; 550-7.
    6. Data on File, Neocate LCP vs Nutramigen AA
  • The unique spoonable product for babies from 6 months & children as a helpful alternative to dairy foods.

    Neocate Spoon is a unique hypoallergenic amino acid spoonable product designed to supplement the nutritional intake of infants with CMA, MFPA or those who require an amino acid formula from 6 months onwards.

    Neocate Spoon can be used:


    • On its own or mixed with other foods
      • during weaning to introduce new texture and variety to the diet
      • for increasing food variety, when introducing new foods, for example mixed with fruit or a compote, or mashed vegetable
      • for different meal times and snacks e.g. dessert, you can flavour it (e.g. fruit jelly, for puree preparation or as a yoghurt alternative)
    • As a supplement to boost the nutritional content of foods as the child gets older and nutritional requirements change
    • As a helpful, palatable alternative to dairy foods, helping meet the nutritional requirements of a growing child

    Neocate Spoon is:

    • the first spoonable product for CMA and MFPA
    • a worry free option to increase variety, including new tastes and textures to the diet to help support compliance
    • palatable, can be mixed with sweet or savoury foods or on its own
    • easy to adapt to portion size
    • designed to help meet the nutritional requirements of a growing child, a typical serving provides over 50% of the daily requirement for calcium* 

    *RNI for 1-6 years

  • Neocate Junior is a unique Amino Acid-based Formula tailored for children with Cow's Milk Allergy over one year of age.

    The demographics of food allergy appear to be changing, and many children now have food allergies which persist during childhood.1,2 These children will continue to need nutritional support and advice beyond the age of 1 year. It is important that their nutritional intake develops with the corresponding changes in their requirements as they grow.


    Neocate Junior is uniquely tailored to meet a child’s changing dietary requirements as they grow older; 350ml of Neocate Junior meets approximately 50% of the RNIs for calcium, phosphorous, vitamin D, iron and iodine for children from 1-10 years. 

    Why use Neocate Junior?

    • Neocate Junior provides flexible concentrations to meet different patient requirements and to support a smooth transition – it can be prepared at 0.69kcal/ml, 1 kcal/ml, or concentrated to 1.26kcal/ml.
    • Neocate Junior offers a single solution for oral and tube feeding, as well as being suitable as a sole source of nutrition or as a supplement to the diet.
    • Neocate Junior is available in three great tasting flavours, Strawberry, Vanilla and Unflavoured.** 
    • Neocate Junior is well tolerated and has excellent compliance.*
    • Neocate Junior is hypoallergenic and manufactured in a milk-free environment.

    * Accurate as of date of publication, March 2017

    ** n=51 HCPs, Data on file, May 2016

    When to use Neocate Junior?

    Neocate Junior is suitable for children over the age of one year with Cow's Milk Allergy (CMA), Multiple Food Protein Allergy (MFPA), or other conditions where an Amino Acid-based Formula is indicated. Neocate Junior is suitable for oral and tube feeding, as well as being suitable as a sole source of nutrition or as a supplement to the diet.

    *Clinical Data on file, May 2016   

  • Neocate Junior will replace Neocate Active and Neocate Advance from April 2018.

    For further information, or to request a Neocate Junior Starter Pack, Transition Guide or Parent Pack (containing recipe book and parent guide), please contact your local Nutricia representative, call us on 01225 751098 or email

    Transitioning from Neocate Advance as a sole source of nutrition

    Advance to JuniorNeocate Junior is well tolerated1 and children currently taking Neocate Advance as their sole source of nutrition should be able to easily transition onto Neocate Junior with your guidance. You may wish to consider a more gradual introduction for complex or sensitive children.

    At 1kcal/ml Neocate Junior has a lower osmolality than Neocate Advance, which should also support a smooth transition.

    Ensure the new feeding regime for Neocate Junior is nutritionally adequate in the volumes prescribed. Complex patients receiving an amino acid-based formula as their sole source of nutrition should always be monitored.

    Transition Tips:

    • Advise parents of the new daily volume recommendation for their child, this can be recorded in the front of their Neocate Junior Parent Guide.
    • Advise parents on mixing Neocate Junior to the desired concentration using the scoop in the tin to make the transition from the sachet format of Neocate Advance and Neocate Active easier.
    • Neocate Junior can be used as part of recipes if appropriate. A recipe book is available as part of the Neocate Junior Parent Pack.
    • Monitor tolerance during the transition, and advise parents to reduce the rate of transition onto Neocate Junior in the unlikely event that the child does not tolerate the change immediately.

    If you would like to transition any patients onto Neocate Junior who currently receive Neocate Active or Neocate Advance via our Homeward Service, please contact 0800 0933672 or email

    1.Clinical data on file, May 2016.

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