Epakitin Powder

3.8 out of 5 Customer Rating
Epakitin Powder is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 17.
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Epakitin Powder

Epakitin Powder

3.8 out of 5 Customer Rating
Epakitin Powder is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 17.
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Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brought kidney levels down We had a 18 yr. old male kitty come down with kidney failure. His BUN and Creatine levels were off the chart and the vet. recommended immediate sub Q fluids. I went to a different vet. that very same day and he agreed the levels were extremely high but didn't see the need for subQ's. He introduced Epakitin and for a month we religiously gave him the proper dose. His next blood check showed his BUN and creatine levels down to at almost normal. We kept him on this for 3 more years. He passed from old age, stroke and possible kidney failure. It has no taste or scent. I swear by it
Date published: 2017-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The numbers don't lie :) Last April our 14 year old chocolate lab was diagnosed with renal disease with approx 25% kidney function. By June it had dropped to approx 13% function. He was then started on Epakitin and was retested yesterday (approx 4 months after starting the product). We just got the call . . . his numbers have not changed since his June test. We are thrilled to say the least!!
Date published: 2014-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product is Awesome! 19-yr. old cat was diagnosed with kidney disease 18 mo. ago. Bloodwork numbers were going down (bad). A friend recommended Epakitin. Within 2 days, the cat got up off the sofa, started eating, he's gained weight, and got back to living again! Best of all, bloodwork numbers WENT UP (vet was amazed)!! I never ever thought this stuff would work, but it did!!! SO SO SO glad I bought this product, I highly recommend it!!
Date published: 2014-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful After my adopted cat was diagnosed with renal failure, this was prescribed. Just 1 spoonful mixed in with her food has brought great results. After only one week, she has put on one ounce! This is definitely a step in the right direction. This supplement works!
Date published: 2014-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Windy was in total Kidney failure in Sept 2013. Using this and Azodyl. Her #'s went fromm BUN77 to BUN 33!! This doesn't happen!! Between Prayers and GODs guidance she is doing great!!
Date published: 2014-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Remarkable product...a lifesaver Buttercup was diagnosed with severe kidney failure in Spring of 2010 and i was told that I should probably put her down....she was only 6 years old and by the time they had her stabilized and diagnosed I was $1200 in. I had the choice of having a $1200 dead cat or seeing her through and hoping for the best. While the total initial care rose to about 3x that amount and the special food and meds have added a few thousand more over the time since then, she is now nearly 10 years old and her kidney failure has gone from severe down to moderate....very rare for that to happen I am told. The only meds she has been on that entire time is Epikitin....so needless to say, it come HIGHLY recommended by me. I am very grateful for the extra time I have had with my sweetie Buttercup
Date published: 2013-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from significant improvement in 2 week My cat's vet prescribed epakitin for my 16 year old cat after his test results showed his phosphorous levels were above normal. he has chronic kidney disease. After about 2 weeks of daily use twice a day, went for a recheck and the phosphorous levels are now normal. 6/14/2013: Phosphorus 9.200 mg/dL 6/29/2013: Phosphorus 5.7 mg/dL normal range is 2.400 - 8.200 mg/dL
Date published: 2013-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Lifesaver... Seriously. In October 2010, my 11-ish-year-old Bella hid under the bed for almost a solid week. When we were finally able to get her to come out, she could barely walk a straight line and even collapsed to the floor once or twice before I scooped her up a took her to our vet. She was diagnosed with acute kidney failure and spent 5 days in the hospital. The doctor started her on Azodyl twice a day, Epakitin once a day, and subcutaneous fluids every other day. We were able to stop the fluids after 3 months. (Actually, we HAD to stop the fluids: she had recovered so well that her fight was back in full force.) Nine months later, her labs were within normal limits. We almost lost her, but now we look forward to another few years with our girl.
Date published: 2012-04-23
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Questions

Hi, just wanted to know if i can i dissolve the epakitin powder with water and give it to my furr baby through syringe directly to her mouth? 

Asked by: Sachi
Mixing this medication with water may make this medication less effective. Give 1 g/5 kg of body weight given orally in the morning and the evening, mixed with food. One level dosing spoon (provided) contains 1 gram of Epakitin. Allow free access to fresh water during administration.
Answered by: Cherley Petmeds Pro
Date published: 2020-02-04

My cat seems to feel sick after having this is there a side effect of nausea?

Asked by: Janimal
Epakitin Powder has no reported side effects. Please consult with your veterinarian so he/she can rule out what is causing your furry baby to have nausea after taking this medication.
Answered by: Cherley Petmeds Pro
Date published: 2020-01-22

What kind of food?

For those finding success with this product, are you feeding your pet the prescription kidney food or regular food? My cats won't eat the prescription kidney food so I'm hoping I can use this along with regular food so they will eat.
Asked by: Jem
No, I’m not feeding my ten year old dog the RC or Science Diet kidney diet, I’m cooking kidney recipe meals right now, either cod, sea bass, or turkey w sweet potato, shiitake mushrooms, and squash, all cooked. We also serve Answers fermented goats milk & also their fish stock. We have appt to meet w a veterinary nutritionist to tweak the recipes & make any changes needed based upon his current labs. I’ve read hundreds of reviews re this product (some in combo w their probiotic, which we give daily also), and I’m very optimistic that we can bring those kidney levels down to a healtier level. 
Answered by: runningstream
Date published: 2019-10-27

If my cat is already on a Renal diet would he still benefit from Epakitin?

Asked by: Nancy
Thank you for your question. Yes, but you should consult your DVM for his/her opinion
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2018-12-10

Hi, I see people continue to ask for the correct dosage and the answer each time is.   All weights 1 g/5 Kg of body weight.  1g, I understand but the 5 Kg of body weight I think is where I begin  to question if weight changes the dose. U should reword

Asked by: CariP
Thank you for your suggestion in regards to the dosing instructions for the Epakitin Powder. The dosing instructions to be more specific is 1g per 5kg , 5kg would equal 11lbs of body weight . You would give 1g per 11lbs of body weight orally in the morning and the evening, mixed with food. A dosing spoon is provided which contains 1 gram of Epakitin. So that would mean you would give one dosing spoon per 11 lbs of your pets weight. Tip: Allow free access to fresh water during administration. If you have any additional questions feel free to contact us directly at 1-800-738-6337 and we would be more than happy to assist you.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2020-01-09

my dog doesn't want to eat his food after I mixed in the powder. what can I do?

Asked by: DogFam
Thank you for your question. We recommend consulting your DVM for alternatives.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2018-07-20

My vet has prescribed Calcium Carbonate 250 mg every 12 hours for my 10 lb papillon/chihuahua....is this product the same as Calcium Carbonate? She has severe kidney disease and high levels of phosphorus which is making her feel sick, thus not eating.

Asked by: PRISS
Thank you for your question. Consult your DVM to see if this product containing Calcium Carbonate is appropriate with your pet's condition.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2018-07-09

How much u give a 70 pound pit bull

Asked by: LindaP
Thank you for your question. The dosing instructions would be for All weights 1 g/5 kg of body weight given orally in the morning and the evening, mixed with food. One level dosing spoon (provided) contains 1 gram of Epakitin.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2018-06-25
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What is Epakitin Powder?

Epakitin is a nutritional supplement powder for dogs and cats that helps support kidney function and also limits phosphorus absorption from the intestines.

For:

Dogs and Cats

Benefits:

  • Palatable easy-to-administer powder
  • Helps support kidney (renal) function

How does Epakitin work?

Epakitin's active ingredient, chitosan, is a natural polysaccharide derived from shells of shrimp and crab. This ingredient naturally binds phosphorus, which limits the absorption of phosphorus from the intestines. This limitation helps pets with chronic kidney (renal) disease by slowing down damage caused by the disease.

Cautions:

Consult your veterinarian before using Epakitin. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is currently being given medications or supplements for kidney disease or calcium/phosphorus regulation, such as Calcitrol.

Epakitin Directions:

  • Epakitin is a nutritional supplement powder for dogs and cats that helps support kidney function and also limits phosphorus absorption from the intestines.
Tip:

Allow free access to fresh water during administration.

Epakitin Dosage:

Epakitin Dosage for Cats
Weight Dosage
All weights 1 g/5 kg of body weight given orally in the morning and the evening, mixed with food. One level dosing spoon (provided) contains 1 gram of Epakitin.
Epakitin Dosage for Dogs
Weight Dosage
All weights 1 g/5 kg of body weight given orally in the morning and the evening, mixed with food. One level dosing spoon (provided) contains 1 gram of Epakitin.
Epakitin Dosage for Horses
Horses
Do not use!

Storage:

Store in a cool dry place. Keep out of the reach of children.

Epakitin Ingredients:

Epakitin
Guaranteed Analysis Amount
Crude Protein (min) 4.6%
Crude Fat (max) 0.5%
Moisture (max) 1.35%
Crude Fiber (max) 0.5%
Ash (max) 10.5%
Calcium (min) 3.7%
Phosphorus (max) 0.01%
Potassium (min) 0.024%
Sodium (min) 0.015%
Ingredients: Lactose, Calcium Carbonate, Chitosan, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein.

What is Epakitin Powder?

Epakitin is a nutritional supplement powder for dogs and cats that helps support kidney function and also limits phosphorus absorption from the intestines.

For:

Dogs and Cats

Benefits:

  • Palatable easy-to-administer powder
  • Helps support kidney (renal) function

How does Epakitin work?

Epakitin's active ingredient, chitosan, is a natural polysaccharide derived from shells of shrimp and crab. This ingredient naturally binds phosphorus, which limits the absorption of phosphorus from the intestines. This limitation helps pets with chronic kidney (renal) disease by slowing down damage caused by the disease.

Cautions:

Consult your veterinarian before using Epakitin. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is currently being given medications or supplements for kidney disease or calcium/phosphorus regulation, such as Calcitrol.

Epakitin Directions:

  • Epakitin is a nutritional supplement powder for dogs and cats that helps support kidney function and also limits phosphorus absorption from the intestines.
Tip:

Allow free access to fresh water during administration.

Epakitin Dosage:

Epakitin Dosage for Cats
Weight Dosage
All weights 1 g/5 kg of body weight given orally in the morning and the evening, mixed with food. One level dosing spoon (provided) contains 1 gram of Epakitin.
Epakitin Dosage for Dogs
Weight Dosage
All weights 1 g/5 kg of body weight given orally in the morning and the evening, mixed with food. One level dosing spoon (provided) contains 1 gram of Epakitin.
Epakitin Dosage for Horses
Horses
Do not use!

Storage:

Store in a cool dry place. Keep out of the reach of children.

Epakitin Ingredients:

Epakitin
Guaranteed Analysis Amount
Crude Protein (min) 4.6%
Crude Fat (max) 0.5%
Moisture (max) 1.35%
Crude Fiber (max) 0.5%
Ash (max) 10.5%
Calcium (min) 3.7%
Phosphorus (max) 0.01%
Potassium (min) 0.024%
Sodium (min) 0.015%
Ingredients: Lactose, Calcium Carbonate, Chitosan, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein.