Health conditions

Amino acid-based formulas may be used for the dietary management of these conditions:

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For Food Allergies

Your child is not alone. In fact, it’s estimated that 4 out of every 100 children in the US have food allergies.1

Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS)

Short bowel syndrome describes a group of problems affecting individuals who have lost the use of a major part of their small intestine.

Malabsorption and Other Conditions

Malabsorption means that a child's body has trouble absorbing nutrients from food.

Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders (EGIDs)

EGIDs are chronic digestive system disorders in which certain food proteins trigger an overproduction of eosinophils (a type of white blood cell) in different areas of the digestive tract.

Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES)

FPIES is a non-IgE-mediated food allergy. It’s commonly characterized by profuse vomiting.

Possible symptoms associated with food allergies or GI conditions

Stool with blood or mucus

Severe vomiting

Abdominal pain

Poor growth
or weight gain

How EleCare® and EleCare® Jr may help

If your child has food allergies or a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder, mealtime can be a challenge.

Help your child—and yourself—feel better. Talk to your doctor about EleCare or EleCare Jr. They are amino acid-based, hypoallergenic formulas for infants and children with food allergies and various GI disorders.

References: 1. Branum AM, Lukacs SL. Food allergy among US children: Trends in prevalence and hospitalizations. NCHS data brief, No. 10. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2008. Centers for Disease Control and prevention, National Center for Health Statistics website. Accessed March 20, 2024.

Use under medical supervision.