Mead Johnson Portagen Milk Protein Powder with MCT for Children and Adults

Mead Johnson Portagen Milk Protein Powder with MCT for Children and Adults

Brand/Manufacturer: MEAD JOHNSON

This product is on backorder and will be available to purchase once it is back in stock.

This item has been permanently discontinued by the manufacturer.

Mead Johnson Portagen Milk Protein Powder with MCT (Medium-Chain Triglycerides) for Children and Adults is a nutritional powder with defects in the intraluminal hydrolysis of fat (decreased pancreatic lipase, decreased bile salts), defective mucosal fat absorption (decreased mucosal permeability, decreased absorptive surface), and defective lymphatic transport of fat (ie, intestinal lymphatic obstruction).


  • Mead Johnson Portagen Milk Protein Powder with MCT for Children and Adults has 87% of fat from medium-chain triglycerides
  • MCTs are more easily and rapidly hydrolyzed and absorbed than long-chain fatty acids by persons with fat malabsorption
  • It has corn oil which provides linoleic acid
  • Contains readily digestible protein, fat, and carbohydrate and is iron-fortified
  • Can be used as a portion of the diet or as a beverage to be consumed with each meal
  • Available as an unflavored powder that may be flavored or sweetened to taste
  • Lactose-free and gluten-free

More Information

  • Ingredients:
    - Corn syrup solids, MCT oil (medium-chain triglycerides), sodium caseinate, sugar, corn oil, and less than 2%: vitamin A palmitate, vitamin D3, vitamin E acetate, vitamin K1, thiamin hydrochloride, riboflavin, vitamin B6 hydrochloride, vitamin B12, niacinamide, folic acid, calcium pantothenate, biotin, ascorbic acid, choline chloride, inositol, calcium citrate, calcium phosphate, magnesium phosphate, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, manganese sulfate, cupric sulfate, sodium iodide, potassium citrate, potassium chloride, taurine, L-carnitine, soy lecithin.

  • Product Characteristics:
    - The fat content in Portagen is 40% of total calories. The fat blend is 87% medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) and 13% corn oil. Medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) can help assure that children and adults with fat malabsorption receive an adequate energy supply. MCTs are more easily and rapidly hydrolyzed and absorbed than long-chain fatty acids by persons with fat malabsorption. Corn oil provides a source of linoleic acid.
    - Protein provides 14% of the total calories in Portagen. The protein source is sodium caseinate, a cows milk protein.
    - Carbohydrate provides 46% of the total calories in Portagen. The carbohydrate blend is 75% corn syrup solids and 25% sugar (sucrose). Portagen is lactose-free.

  • Long-term Usage:
    Portagen powder is not nutritionally complete. If used long term, supplementation of essential fatty acids and ultra-trace minerals should be considered.

  • Storage:
    - Store cans at room temperature. After opening can, keep tightly covered, store in dry area and use contents within 1 month. Do not freeze powder, and avoid excessive heat. Use by date on bottom of can.

  • Caution:
    Portagen should be used only under the supervision of a physician.
    Persons should drink Portagen beverage slowly and start with one or two small servings per day until they become accustomed to the product, since abdominal discomfort and/or diarrhea may occur.

  • Warning:
    - Not for parenteral (I.V.) use.
    - Powdered products are not commercially sterile. Nutritional powders should not be used for immunocompromised patients unless clinically required and then under strict medical supervision of preparation and use.


Nutrient Density At 30 Calories/fl oz

Protein (% Calories)


Fat (% Calories)


Carbohydrate (% Calories)


Potential Renal Solute Load (mOsm/l)


Osmolality (mOsm/kg Water)


Osmolality (mOsm/kg Formula)


Total Calories: Nitrogen Ratio


Nonprotein Calorie:Nitrogen Ratio 155:1
Water (gm/l) 870



Per 100 grams Powder



Protein, gm


Fat, gm


Linoleic acid, mg


Cholesterol, mg


Carbohydrate, g


Dietary Fiber, gm 0
Water, gm 3

Vitamins/Other Nutrients

Vitamin A, IU


Vitamin D, IU 370
Vitamin E, IU 14.7
Vitamin K, mcg 74
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg 0.74
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg 0.88
Vitamin B6, mg 0.98
Vitamin B12, mcg 2.9
Niacin, mg 9.8
Folic acid (Folacin), mcg 74
Pantothenic acid, mg 4.9
Biotin, mcg 37
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid), mg 38
Choline, mg 61
Inositol, mg 22


Calcium, mg 440
Phosphorus, mg 330
Magnesium, mg 98
Iron, mg 8.8
Zinc, mg 4.4
Manganese, mg 0.59
Copper, mg 0.74
Iodine, mcg 34
Selenium, mcg N/A
Sodium, mg 260
Potassium, mg 590
Chloride, mg 410

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