Whichever journey you’ve been on so far, we hope we can provide useful information and support at this challenging time.
If you have been prescribed Alimentum® or EleCare®, you may have a few questions about our formulas. Alimentum and EleCare are infant formulas for special medical purposes and should only be used under the recommendation or guidance of a healthcare professional.
Prescribed for mild-to-moderate CMA and other conditions where an extensively hydrolysed formula is clinically indicated
Prescribed for severe CMA and/or multiple food allergies, and other conditions where an amino acid-based formula is clinically indicated (e.g. short bowel syndrome)
If you are not familiar with cow’s milk allergy and need information on what to expect
If your baby has cow’s milk allergy and you want more information or practical advice
Alimentum and EleCare are the first hypoallergenic formulas in the UK to contain 2’-FL*, a special carbohydrate that is naturally found in most mothers’ breast milk3
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Breastfeeding is best for infants and is recommended for as long as possible during infancy. Alimentum and EleCare are infant formulas for special medical purposes and should only be used under the recommendation or guidance of a healthcare professional.
*The 2'-FL (2'-fucosyllactose) used in this formula is biosynthesised and structurally identical to the human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) 2'-FL, found in most mothers' breast milk.3
CMA: cow’s milk allergy.
UK-SIMILAC-2000018 November 2020
1. Lozinsky A, et al. Children (Basel). 2015;2(3):317–329.
2. Abbott. CMA and HMO market research report. 2019.
3. Reverri EJ, et al. Nutrients. 2018;10(10):1346.