High palatability supplement indicated to reduce uremia and increase diuresis in dogs and cats with chronic kidney disease.
Lespedeza capitata contains flavonoids that produce renal vasodilation and stimulate the parenchyma of the kidney, increasing diuresis and reducing blood urea without unbalancing the electrolyte balance.
Studies in rats, rabbits, cats and dogs have proven that Lespedeza capitata has a diuretic action of equal potency to that of theophylline and theobromine, but of longer duration.
In cats and dogs with liver and kidney failure Lespedeza capitata managed to eliminate oliguria and albuminuria, and significantly reduce the concentration of urea in blood.
Subacute (5X, 30 days) and chronic (5X, 90 days) toxicity tests did not produce weight changes, nor clinical, hematological or histopathological alterations.