Neocate Formula Lawsuit TV Commercial

TV commercials advertising Neocate formula lawsuits are beginning to air in communities around the U.S., after a study linked these amino acid formulas to serious bone disorders, including rickets, low phosphate levels, and unexplained broken bones in infants and children.

Learn More About Filing a Neocate Formula Lawsuit

If you would like to learn more about your legal rights after viewing a Neocate Formula lawsuit TV commercial, our attorneys can help. Our Firm is offering free, no-obligation legal reviews to families whose children developed bone disorders or suffered unexplained bone fractures while taking any of these Neocate products:

  • Neocate Syneo Infant (0-12 months)
  • Neocate Infant DHA/ARA (0-12 months)
  • Neocate Nutra (6+ months)
  • Neocate Junior (1+ Years)
  • Neocate Junior Probiotic (1+ Years)
  • Neocate Splash (1+ Years)
  • EO28 Splash (1+ Years)

To learn more about filing a Neocate lawsuit on behalf of you child, please call (888) 994-5118 or fill out the form on this page.

What is Neocate Formula?

Neocate Formula products are hypoallergenic, amino acid formulas, aka elemental formulas, given to infants and children with certain digestive conditions. Elemental formulas are made from individual amino acids – the building blocks of protein – that together provide all of the nutritional elements needed for growth and development.

Neocate Formula is recommended for infants and children who suffer from:

  • Cow milk allergy
  • Soy allergy
  • Multiple food protein intolerance (MFPI)
  • Food-allergy-associated conditions, such as GERD or Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Malabsorption
  • Other GI disorders

Why are Neocate Lawsuit Commercials Airing Now?

Neocate Formula Lawsuit TV Commercials began airing in the wake of a study published in the April 2017 issue of the medical journal Bone that suggested infants and children who were fed these products were more likely to develop serious bone disorders, including:

  • Rickets – softening and weakening of bones in infants/children.
  • Hypophosphatemia – abnormally low level of phosphate in the blood.
  • Unexplained bone fractures.

The study involved 51 children who had been diagnosed with unexplained hypophosphatemia. Skeletal radiographs demonstrated fractures, undermineralization, or rickets in 94% of the cases.

Many of the children involved in the study were fed a diet consisting solely of Neocate formulas for variable periods of time prior to their presentation. They all improved after they were prescribed supplemental phosphate or switched to a different formula product.

A page on the U.K. website for Neocate Formula acknowledges these findings. The page also warns that infants and children who are fed Neocate products “require regular monitoring and review and follow up is essential to ensure they receive adequate nutrition.”

I Think Neocate Formula Harmed My Child. What Should I Do?

You could be eligible to take legal action if the bone disorders described in a Neocate Formula lawsuit TV commercial are similar to those suffered by your child. Filing a Neocate lawsuit may provide a means of obtaining compensation for your child’s medical bills and any other losses your family suffered as a result of these injuries.

To learn more, please call (888) 994-5118 or fill out the form on this page to arrange for your free, no-obligation Neocate Formula lawsuit review.

  1. Nutricia (N.D.) “FAQs”
  2. NCBI (2017) “Unexpected widespread hypophosphatemia and bone disease associated with elemental formula use in infants and children.”
Last Modified: December 6, 2017

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