Renvela

What is Renvela?

Sevelamer (rINN) ( or ) is a phosphate binding drug used to treat hyperphosphatemia in patients with chronic kidney disease. When taken with meals, it binds to dietary phosphate and prevents its absorption. Sevelamer was invented and developed by GelTex Pharmaceuticals. Sevelamer is currently marketed by Sanofi under the trade names Renagel (sevelamer hydrochloride) and Renvela (sevelamer carbonate).

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I am a nephro patient with high Cr and urea levels 90 & 3.8. I have been prescribed Renvela 800 mg twice daily. My phosporus levls in blood are...

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Dear Patient,

yes, it is safe because it is not absorbed and it is not related with any side effect related with liquid overload. However, you must...

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Hi Doctor, My father is undergoing dialysis 3x a week. He's now taking a phosphorous binder "Renvela" because if a very high phosphorous level. He's...

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I am a nephro patient with high Cr and urea levels 90 & 3.8. I have been prescribed Renvela 800 mg twice daily. My phosporus levls in blood are...

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Hi Doctor, My father is undergoing dialysis 3x a week. He's now taking a phosphorous binder "Renvela" because if a very high phosphorous level. He's...

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I am being fed thru a gastric tube. the binder fed with my food is renvela . I pay over $600 for 2 weeks. the price keeps increasing. I am a...

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Hi my husband is diabetic and is also a Perotoneal Dialysis patient, can mx3 be helpful to his condition.He is not taking any bp medicine anymore,...

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