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## What is equivalent to Similac Alimentum?

If an alternative is needed, families may use: Similac (standard product) alternatives: pre-mixed formula, store (generic) brand formula, Gerber, or Enfamil. Alimentum alternatives: Nutramigen, Gerber HA, Pregestimil, or hypoallergic store brand formula.

## Is there a generic version of Similac Alimentum?

Is there a generic of Alimentum? Alimentum is a specialty baby formula that uses an extensively hydrolyzed (digested) cow milk protein, casein hydrolysate, along with amino acids as the source of protein in the formula. The only brand-name equivalent is Enfamil Nutramigen. There is no generic equivalent at this time.

## What formula is most like Similac Alimentum?

Enfamil Nutramigen and Similac Alimentum are two formulas that have many similarities and can be a good choice for your baby.

## What formula is better than Alimentum?

Both have a high cost, and both lack sweetness. However, due to Nutramigen also being soy-free and including a probiotic, its effectiveness as a hypoallergenic formula wins out against Alimentum.

## Is Parents Choice gentle the same as Alimentum?

Parent’s Choice Hypoallergenic Infant Formula does not contain the identical proprietary ingredient blend of prebiotics, patented levels of nucleotides, lutein and lycopene in Similac® Alimentum®. Values are based on label claims as of January 2019 and are subject to change.

## Is Gerber extensive ha the same as Alimentum?

The difference between HA PRE and HA is that PRE has no starch added. Common Extensively Hydrolyzed formulas in the US include Alimentum® or Nutramigen®, which are about 93% broken down – so slightly more than Comfort/HA. Gerber HA is 100% hydrolyzed, so it’s the most hydrolyzed formula that I’ve found.

## What formula can I use instead of Similac?

For Similac advance powder alternative brands include Enfamil infant, Gerber good start gentle, H-E-B baby HMO advantage, Wal-Mart parent’s choice infant non-GMO or Wal-Mart parent’s choice advantage non-GMO.

## Can you get a prescription for Alimentum?

Similac Alimentum is often prescribed by physicians for infants with cow’s milk allergies. Some states require health insurance to cover baby formula when prescribed by a physician. When Similac Expert Care Alimentum is prescribed, the manufacturer, Abbott Nutrition, will help with your insurance application.

## What formula is comparable to Similac Sensitive?

Like our other infant formulas, Member’s Mark Advantage is a milk-based infant formula with iron that provides complete nutrition for your baby’s first year. Nutritionally comparable to Similac PRO-SENSITIVE®*, Member’s Mark Sensitivity is Non-GMO¥ and doesn’t contain artificial growth hormones‡.

## Is hypoallergenic formula covered by insurance?

Insurance companies may cover the cost of hypoallergenic formula if it is deemed medically necessary, either by reimbursing you what you’ve spent on it, or if you get it as a prescription through your pediatrician. Many doctors don’t know this, so they don’t know to give a prescription for the formula.

## Is Similac 360 total care the same as Similac Sensitive?

Similac 360 Total Care Sensitive has all the features listed above and contains 98% less lactose compared to Similac 360 Total Care, making it easy to digest for sensitive tummies.

## What formula is best for babies with milk allergies?

**Formula Options for Infants and Children With Food Allergies**

- Milk-Based Formulas (e.g., Similac® Advance®, Pro-Advance or Enfamil® NeuroPro®) …
- Soy Formulas (e.g., Similac® Soy Isomil®, Enfamil® ProSobee® or Gerber Good Start Soy®)

## Can you switch from hypoallergenic formula to regular?

Dr Crosby: If your child is on a cow milk-based formula, you can just switch over to another cow milk-based formula. If your child is on a special hydrolyzed/ hypoallergenic formula, you want to switch to the same type of hypoallergenic formula.

## Is Enfamil better than Similac?

Enfamil has more natural ingredients compared to Similac. Enfamil uses less sugar compared to Similac. Enfamil has higher amounts of iodine, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, and selenium. Enfamil contains more vitamins C, B12, E, and K.

## Is Walmart formula the same as Similac?

Walmart sells the same six basic formula types that all the other full-line retailers do: a Similac clone, an Enfamil clone, a clone of the easy-digestion recipes from those brands, an organic formula and a dairy-free formula. They’re all certified and tested to be good formula.

## What Parents Choice formula is closest to Similac Advance?

It’s worth repeating: Based on a label comparison, Parent’s Choice™ Advantage® 1 Infant Formula: Feature comparable nutrition to Similac® Advance.