Managing phosphate has been shown to enhance renal function. Epakitin is a chitosan, calcium carbonate, lactose and hydrolyzed soy protein based product. Chitosan is a natural polysaccharide extracted from crab and shrimp shells. Lactose and hydrolyzed soy provide protein and carbohydrates.
Epakitin contains lactose, calcium carbonate, chitosan, hydrolyzed soy protein.
1g/5kg body weight given orally in the morning and the evening. One level spoonful (provided) contains 1 gram of Epakitin.