Reduced phosphorous uptake results in decreased serum hyperphosphatemia - known to cause increased renal mineralization
Epakitin is a chitosan-based nutritional supplement that operates in the intestines. Chitosan is a natural polysaccharide extracted from crab and shrimp shells. In clinical trials, Epakitin has been proven effective as a phosphate binder, decreasing phosphatemia.1,2 In addition, chitosan was shown to reduce urea2 and creatinine levels in the blood.
Lactose, Calcium carbonate, Chitosan, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein.
Typical Analysis: Protein 4.6%, Fat < 0.5%, Moisture 1.35%, Ash 10.5%, Calcium 3.7%, Phosphorous < 0.01%, Potassium 0.024%, Sodium 0.015%, Cellulose < 0.5%.
1g/5Kg body weight given orally in the morning and the evening mixed with food.
One level dosing spoon (provided) contains 1 gram of Epakitin.FORMULATION(S)
- Demonstrated clinical efficacy
- Safe to use
- Compatible with other therapies
- Easy and convenient to use for improved compliance