Ipakitine (Calcium Carbonate/Chitosan)

Ipakitine

Calcium Carbonate, Chitosan

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Ipakitine is used in cats and dogs with kidney failure or chronic kidney disease. Cats and dogs with kidney failure can benefit from a reduction in phosphates. Ipakitine acts as a phosphate binding agent and reduces the amount of phophate taken up in the intestines.

Brand Name : Ipakitine
Active Ingredients : Calcium Carbonate, Chitosan
Manufacturer : Vetoquinol
Country of Origin : United Kingdom
Intended Patient : Pet

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Ipakitine Powder (Calcium Carbonate/Chitosan) - 180g Ipakitine Powder (Calcium Carbonate/Chitosan) - 180g
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Uses

Ipakitine is used in cats and dogs with kidney failure or chronic kidney disease. Cats and dogs with kidney failure can benefit from a reduction in phosphates. Ipakitine acts as a phosphate binding agent and reduces the amount of phophate taken up in the intestines. This can mimic the effect of a phosphate-reduced diet or enhance a phosphate-reduced diet. Ipakitine can also decrease the absorption of some uraemic toxins.

Dosage and Administration

Ipakitine comes in a bottle with 180g of powder. It also includes a scoop to make dosing easier. Each level scoop holds 1g of powder.

A general dosageguideline is 1g per kg of body weight given twice daily. You can use the following as a guideline:

  • 3-5 kg: 2 level scoops per day
  • 10 kg : 4 level scoops per day
  • 15 kg: 6 level scoops per day
  • 20 kg: 8 level scoops per day

The powder can be mixed in with the pet`s food.

Side effects

During a 35-day trial of Ipakitine, biological parameters remained within normal levels.

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