Clinician Reports - July 2016 Pediatrics Issue

Pediatricians Grade Store Brand Advantage® Infant Formula with High Marks

Clinician Reports asked 20 independent pediatricians to test store brand Advantage® infant formula with their newborn patients for eight weeks. Store brand Advantage® compares to the nutrition of the nationally advertised brand, Similac® Advance® Infant Formula.†

Overall, store brand Advantage® infant formula received an "A" rating with high marks in all categories of the survey.* Pediatricians found the store brand formula nutritionally comparable to the nationally advertised brand, well tolerated by infants, easy to prepare, and a great value for the money. The results are published in the July 2016 Pediatrics Issue online at www.clinicianreports.com.

Choose your chart:

Overall grades
Nutritionally comparable to a similar leading brand
Well tolerated
Patient compliance
Compares to what I've traditionally recommended
Ease of preparation
Value for the money

Overall Grade

A
B
C
D
F
A
A
A+
A
A
A
A
A-
A+
A
A-
B+
A-
A+
A
A
B
B-
A
A
Average: A
GPA: 3.85
What pediatricians are saying:
"The price point was appealing, and preparation, tolerance and compliance was comparable to other brands. Experience was nothing but positive!"
- Brian Policano, MD
"No complaints from the mothers. They love the savings."
- Robert Antar, MD

About Clinician Reports:

Clinician Reports is the home of peer-approved medical tools and therapies. The resource is designed to help the clinician instantly find FDA-approved cleared products with peer reviews, clinical results, FDA approval/clearance letters, and testimonials.

† Similac® and Advance® are registered trademarks of Abbott Laboratories. OptiGRO™ is a trademark of Abbott Laboratories. Store brand infant formulas are not made by or affiliated with Abbott Laboratories. Store brand Advantage® infant formulas do not contain the identical proprietary ingredient blend of prebiotics, patented levels of nucleotides, lutein, and lycopene in Similac® Advance®.

* The median pediatrician rating was an "A" in all categories of the Clinician Reports survey.

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