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Abbott Vital 1.5 Cal Therapeutic Peptide-Based Nutrition

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Item #: 56279
Ready-to-Drink Vanilla, 8fl oz (237mL)
Item #: 56279
Ready-to-Drink Vanilla, 8fl oz (237mL)

Abbott Vital 1.5 Cal Therapeutic Peptide-Based Nutrition is a calorically dense elemental formula for patients experiencing malabsorption, maldigestion, or impaired GI function and/or symptoms of GI intolerance. It contains elevated antioxidants vitamins C and E to help reduce free radical damage and suitable for lactose intolerance.

Vital Peptide 1.5 Cal Features

  • Vital 1.5 is designed to promote tolerance:
    • Advanced blend of hydrolyzed protein, structured lipid, and prebiotics (NutraFlora scFOS) to support absorption and tolerance
    • Hydrolyzed, peptide-based protein system
    • MCT/canola oil structured lipid, a next-generation fat to promote absorption of fatty acids
    • 1.4 g of NutraFlora scFOS/8 fl oz (6 g/L). scFOS are prebiotic fibers that stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the colon
  • 1.5 Cal/mL—concentrated calories for fluid-restricted patients
  • Elevated antioxidants vitamins C and E and selenium to help reduce free radical damage
  • 1500 Calories (1000 mL) provides at least 100% of the RDIs for 25 essential vitamins and minerals
  • Gluten-free
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance
  • Note:
    • Feeding sets are for single-patient use only
    • Use clean technique to avoid set and/or product contamination

What to buy with Abbott Vital 1.5

How to use Abbott Vital 1.5 Cal Therapeutic Nutrition?

Vital 1.5 Cal - 8 fl oz carton

  • Store Vital Peptide unopened at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures
  • Shake well prior to opening
  • Once opened, reclose, refrigerate and use within 48 hours

Oral Feeding

  • May be used for total or supplemental nutrition
  • May be fed at room temperature or chilled

Tube Feeding

  • Follow physician's instructions
  • Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance
  • Feed at room temperature using a feeding pump or syringe
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube
  • Avoid contamination during preparation and use

Vital 1.5 Cal - Ready-To-Hang container

All liquid medical foods, regardless of the type of administration system, require careful handling because they can support microbial growth. Follow these instructions for clean technique and proper setup to reduce the potential for microbial contamination.
NOTE: Failure to follow the Instructions for Use increases the potential for microbial contamination and reduces hangtime.

  • Administer Vital Peptide at room temperature.
  • Throughly wash hands with soap and water before handling container or feeding set.
  • Turn container upside down and shake vigorously, using a twisting motion for at least 10 seconds.
  • Do not touch any part of the container or feeding set that comes into contact with the formula.
  • When initiating feeding, follow physician's instructions. Adjust flow rate and volume according to patient's condition and tolerance.
  • Additional fluid requirements should be met by giving water between or after feedings or when flushing the tube.

For Use with Enteral Feeding Pumps

  • Remove dust cover from RTH Safety Screw Cap.
  • Remove dust cover from feeding set connector.
  • Insert feeding set connector into port of RTH Safety Screw Cap and completely pierce foil.
  • Turn connector collar clockwise until it is securely fastened.
  • Close clamp on set before inverting container.
  • Invert container and suspend, using hanging ring on bottom of container.


  • Follow directions for use provided by manufacturer of feeding sets.
  • Unless a shorter hang time is specified by the set manufacturer, hang product for up to 48 hours after initial connection when clean technique and only one new set are used. Otherwise hang for no more than 24 hours.


  • Vanilla - Water, Maltodextrin, Whey Protein Hydrolysate, Structured Lipid (Interesterified Canola Oil & Medium Chain Triglycerides), Sugar (Sucrose), Partially Hydrolyzed Sodium Caseinate, Canola Oil, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Short-Chain Fructooligosaccharides, Natural & Artificial Flavors, DATEM, Magnesium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Citrate, Sodium Phosphate, Sodium Citrate, Cellulose Gel, Ascorbic Acid, Calcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Sucralose, Carrageenan, L-Carnitine, Taurine, Cellulose Gum, Magnesium Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Molybdate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Cyanocobalamin, Phylloquinone, and Vitamin D3. Contains milk ingredients

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Vital 1.5 Peptide Nutrition Specifications

Particular Serving Size: 8 fl oz (237 ml) Serving Size: (1000ml ) % RDI* of 8 fl oz (237 mL) % RDI* of 1 L 


Nutrient Density, Cal/mL 1.5g 1.5g
Protein, % Cal 18 18
Carbohydrate, % Cal 49 49
Fat, % Cal 33 33
MCT:LCT 47.5:52.5 47.5:52.5
Cal to Meet 100% RDIs 1500 1500
ML to Meet 100% RDIs 1000 1000
Total Cal:g Nitrogen 139:1 139:1
Nonprotein Cal:g Nitrogen 114:1 114:1
Osmolality, mOsm/kg H2O  610  610
Viscosity Thin (Room Temperature), Nectar-Like (Chilled) Thin (Room Temperature), Nectar-Like (Chilled)
Minimum Tube Size for Gravity/Pump Feeding (Fr) not recommended/8 not recommended/8

Nutrient Data

Protein 16g 67.5g
Fat 13.5g 57.1g
Carbohydrate 44.2g 187g
Dietary Fiber 1.4g 6.0g
Water 181g 764g
Taurine 35mg 150mg
L-Carnitine 35mg 1500mg
Calories 355 1500
Vitamin A 1540IU 6500IU 31 130
Vitamin D 95IU 400IU 24 100
Vitamin E 24IU 100IU 80 335 
Vitamin K 19mcg 80mcg 24 100
Vitamin C 120mg 500mg 200 835 
Folic Acid 190mcg 800mg 48 200
Thiamin (Vitamin B1) 0.70mg 3.0mg 47 200 
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) 0.80mg 3.4mg 47 200 
Vitamin B6 1.4mg 6.0mg 70 300 
Vitamin B12 2.8mcg 12mcg 47 200 
Niacin 9.5mg 40mg 48 200 
Choline 160mg 680mg Not established Not established
Biotin 140mcg 600mcg 47 200 
Pantothenic Acid 4.7mg 20mg 47 200 
Sodium 355mg 1500mg Not established Not established
Potassium 475mg 2000mg Not established Not established
Chloride 355mg 1500mg 10 44
Calcium 235mg 1000mg 24 100
Phosphorus 235mg 1000mg 24 100
Magnesium 95mg 400mg 24 100
Iodine 35mcg 150mcg 23 100
Manganese 95mg 5.0mg 60 250
Copper 0.47mg 2.0mg 24 100
Zinc 7.1mg 30mg 47 200
Iron 4.3mg 18mg 24 100
Selenium 19mcg 80mcg 27 115
Chromium 28mcg 120mcg 23 100
Molybdenum 43mcg 180mcg 57 240

For 8 fl oz:
- RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age
- 1.4g of dietary fiber supplied by short-chain fructooligosaccharides
For 1000ml:
- RDI percentages for adults and children 4 or more years of age
- 6 g of dietary fiber supplied by short-chain fructooligosaccharides.


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