Similac® Special Care® 24 High Protein

Similac® Special Care® 24 High Protein


Premature High Protein Infant Formula with Iron
  • A 24 Cal/fl oz iron-fortified feeding for growing, low-birth-weight infants and premature infants who may need extra protein to help support growth. Studies have shown that the growth of hospitalized infants is related to protein intake.1,2
  • Use under medical supervision.
1 Kashyap S, et al. Pediatr Res 1994;35(6):704-712.
2 Kashyap S, et al. J Pediatr 1988;113:713-721.

Features
  • Has a unique blend of nucleotides to help support the developing immune system.
  • Similac Special Care 24 High Protein is a convenient way to deliver additional protein without using powders.
  • DHA and ARA, nutrients naturally found in breastmilk that are important for brain and eye development.
  • Lutein and DHA to support the developing eyes and brain.
  • Calcium and phosphorus at concentrations - and ratio (1.8:1) - that supports intrauterine accretion rates.3
  • Approximately 2 mg iron/kg body weight per day, when fed at 120 Cal/kg body weight per day.
  • Mixes easily with other Similac® Special Care® formulas for a variety of high-caloric, nutrient-dense formulas–helps eliminate potential for mixing errors.
  • Halal.
  • Kosher.

Precautions

  • Not intended for feeding low-birth-weight infants after they reach a weight of 3600 g (approximately 8 lb) or as directed by a doctor.
  • If signs of intolerance develop, slow feeding or discontinue.
  • Never use a microwave oven to warm formula. Serious burns can result.
3 Mize et al. Am J Clin Nutr 1995;62:385-391.
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Availability
List Number Item
50849 Similac Special Care 24 High Protein Inst / 2-fl-oz (59-mL) Bottle / 48 ct (discontinued)
56271 Similac Special Care 24 High Protein w/ Lutein & DHA Inst / 2-fl-oz (59-mL) Bottle / 48 ct

Nutrition

Unflavored Ready to Feed


  • Similac Special Care 24 High Protein Inst / 2-fl-oz (59-mL) Bottle / 48 ct (discontinued)

Serving Size: 100 Cal

Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI
Nutrient Data
Calories: 100    
Volume, mL: 124    
Protein, g: 3.3    
Fat, g: 5.43    
Carbohydrate, g: 10.0    
Water, g: 109    
Linoleic Acid, mg: 700    
Vitamins
Vitamin A, IU: 1250    
Vitamin D, IU: 150    
Vitamin E, IU: 4.0    
Vitamin K, mcg: 12    
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mcg: 250    
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg: 620    
Vitamin B6, mcg: 250    
Vitamin B12, mcg: 0.55    
Niacin, mcg: 5000    
Folic Acid (Folacin), mcg: 37    
Pantothenic Acid, mcg: 1900    
Biotin, mcg: 37    
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), mg: 37    
Choline, mg: 10    
Inositol, mg: 40    
Minerals
Calcium, mg: 180    
Phosphorus, mg: 100    
Magnesium, mg: 12    
Iron, mg: 1.8    
Zinc, mg: 1.5    
Manganese, mcg: 12    
Copper, mcg: 250    
Iodine, mcg: 6    
Selenium, mcg: 1.8    
Sodium, mg: 43    
Potassium, mg: 129    
Chloride, mg: 81    


Serving Size: 1000 mL

Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI
Nutrient Data
Calories: 812    
Volume, mL: 1000    
Protein, g: 26.8    
Fat, g: 44.07    
Carbohydrate, g: 81    
Water, g: 885    
Linoleic Acid, mg: 5681    
Vitamins
Vitamin A, IU: 10144    
Vitamin D, IU: 1217    
Vitamin E, IU: 32.5    
Vitamin K, mcg: 97.4    
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mcg: 2029    
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg: 5032    
Vitamin B6, mcg: 2029    
Vitamin B12, mcg: 4.46    
Niacin, mcg: 40578    
Folic Acid (Folacin), mcg: 300    
Pantothenic Acid, mcg: 15419    
Biotin, mcg: 300    
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), mg: 300    
Choline, mg: 81    
Inositol, mg: 325    
Minerals
Calcium, mg: 1461    
Phosphorus, mg: 812    
Magnesium, mg: 97.4    
Iron, mg: 14.6    
Zinc, mg: 12.17    
Manganese, mcg: 97    
Copper, mcg: 2029    
Iodine, mcg: 49    
Selenium, mcg: 14.6    
Sodium, mg: 349    
Potassium, mg: 1047    
Chloride, mg: 657    


Unflavored Ready to Feed


  • Similac Special Care 24 High Protein w/ Lutein & DHA Inst / 2-fl-oz (59-mL) Bottle / 48 ct

Serving Size: 100 Cal

Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI
Nutrient Data
Calories: 100    
Volume, mL: 124    
Protein, g: 3.3    
Fat, g: 5.43    
Carbohydrate, g: 10.0    
Water, g: 109    
Linoleic Acid, mg: 700    
Vitamins
Vitamin A, IU: 1250    
Vitamin D, IU: 150    
Vitamin E, IU: 4.0    
Vitamin K, mcg: 12    
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mcg: 250    
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg: 620    
Vitamin B6, mcg: 250    
Vitamin B12, mcg: 0.55    
Niacin, mcg: 5000    
Folic Acid (Folacin), mcg: 37    
Pantothenic Acid, mcg: 1900    
Biotin, mcg: 37    
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), mg: 37    
Choline, mg: 10    
Inositol, mg: 40    
Minerals
Calcium, mg: 180    
Phosphorus, mg: 100    
Magnesium, mg: 12    
Iron, mg: 1.8    
Zinc, mg: 1.5    
Manganese, mcg: 12    
Copper, mcg: 250    
Iodine, mcg: 6    
Selenium, mcg: 1.8    
Sodium, mg: 43    
Potassium, mg: 129    
Chloride, mg: 81    


Serving Size: 1000 mL

Amount Per Serving % DV % RDI
Nutrient Data
Calories: 812    
Volume, mL: 1000    
Protein, g: 26.8    
Fat, g: 44.07    
Carbohydrate, g: 81    
Water, g: 885    
Linoleic Acid, mg: 5681    
Vitamins
Vitamin A, IU: 10144    
Vitamin D, IU: 1217    
Vitamin E, IU: 32.5    
Vitamin K, mcg: 97.4    
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mcg: 2029    
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg: 5032    
Vitamin B6, mcg: 2029    
Vitamin B12, mcg: 4.46    
Niacin, mcg: 40578    
Folic Acid (Folacin), mcg: 300    
Pantothenic Acid, mcg: 15419    
Biotin, mcg: 300    
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), mg: 300    
Choline, mg: 81    
Inositol, mg: 325    
Minerals
Calcium, mg: 1461    
Phosphorus, mg: 812    
Magnesium, mg: 97.4    
Iron, mg: 14.6    
Zinc, mg: 12.17    
Manganese, mcg: 97    
Copper, mcg: 2029    
Iodine, mcg: 49    
Selenium, mcg: 14.6    
Sodium, mg: 349    
Potassium, mg: 1047    
Chloride, mg: 657    


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Ingredients

Unflavored Ready to Feed


  • Similac Special Care 24 High Protein Inst / 2-fl-oz (59-mL) Bottle / 48 ct (discontinued)

Water, Nonfat Milk, Corn Syrup Solids, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Whey Protein Concentrate, Lactose, Soy Oil, Coconut Oil. Less than 0.5% of the Following: C. Cohnii Oil, M. Alpina Oil, Calcium Phosphate, Ascorbic Acid, Potassium Citrate, Calcium Carbonate, Soy Lecithin, Monoglycerides, Magnesium Chloride, m-Inositol, Sodium Citrate, Carrageenan, Potassium Hydroxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Choline Bitartrate, Taurine, Choline Chloride, Niacinamide, L-Carnitine, Zinc Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Potassium Phosphate, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Cupric Sulfate, Riboflavin, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Beta-Carotene, Manganese Sulfate, Biotin, Phylloquinone, Sodium Selenate, Vitamin D3, Cyanocobalamin, and Nucleotides (Cytidine 5’-Monophosphate, Disodium Guanosine 5’-Monophosphate, Disodium Uridine 5’-Monophosphate, Adenosine 5’-Monophosphate).
Contains milk and soy ingredients.

Unflavored Ready to Feed


  • Similac Special Care 24 High Protein w/ Lutein & DHA Inst / 2-fl-oz (59-mL) Bottle / 48 ct

Water, Nonfat Milk, Corn Syrup Solids, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Whey Protein Concentrate, Lactose, Soy Oil, Coconut Oil. Less than 0.5% of the Following: C. Cohnii Oil, M. Alpina Oil, Beta-Carotene, Lutein, Calcium Phosphate, Ascorbic Acid, Potassium Citrate, Calcium Carbonate, Soy Lecithin, Monoglycerides, Magnesium Chloride, m-Inositol, Sodium Citrate, Carrageenan, Potassium Hydroxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Choline Bitartrate, Taurine, Choline Chloride, Niacinamide, L-Carnitine, Zinc Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Potassium Phosphate, d-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Cupric Sulfate, Riboflavin, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Manganese Sulfate, Biotin, Phylloquinone, Sodium Selenate, Vitamin D3, Cyanocobalamin, and Nucleotides (Cytidine 5’-Monophosphate, Disodium Guanosine 5’-Monophosphate, Disodium Uridine 5’-Monophosphate, Adenosine 5’-Monophosphate).
Contains milk and soy ingredients.
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Preparation

  • Can be mixed to a variety of caloric densities using the Similac® Special Care® Liqui-Mix® System. Follow physician's instructions.

  • Ready to Feed

    The health of the infant depends on carefully following the directions for preparation and use. Proper hygiene, handling and storage are important when preparing infant formula.
    • Do not add water.
    • Shake very well.
    • Do not use if breakaway ring is missing or broken.
    • Twist off cap.
    • Twist on nipple and ring.
    • Pour desired amount into feeding container or attach nipple and ring (not included).
    • Once oral feeding begins, use within one hour or discard.
    • If signs of intolerance develop, slow feeding or discontinue.


Storage & Handling

  • Ready to Feed
    • Avoid prolonged exposure of bottles to light.
    • Store unopened at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
    • If original bottle was not used for feeding, recap immediately and store in refrigerator for up to 24 hours.
    • Do not reuse bottle.



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