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Table 2 Product characteristics and administration method used

From: Comparative palatability of five supplements designed for cats suffering from chronic renal disease

Name Content Galenic form Manufacturer’s guidelines Administration method used
Azodyl Bacterial products: (Kibow Biotics®: E. thermophilus (KB 19), L. acidophilus (KB 27), B. longum (KB 31)) Powder in single dose capsules 1 to 3 capsules daily depending on weight One capsule of powder spread over 5 g of kibble
Psyllium husk
Ipakitine -IPB (calcium carbonate) Powder One spoon of powder (1 g) per 5 kg of BW, spread on the food One spoon of powder spread on 5 g of kibble
-Chitosan
Pronefra -IPB (calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate) Liquid suspension 0.25 ml/kg twice daily with food 2 ml spread on 5 g of kibble
-Chitosan
-Astragalus membranaceus
-Hydrolysate of fish protein
Renalzin -IPB (lanthanum carbonate) Paste Two presses (~2 ml) per cat, spread on the food One press of paste spread on 5 g of kibble
Rubena75 -Rheum officinale, extract Tablet 2 tablets per cat daily 1 tablet placed in the bowl