Renvela is used to treat increased phosphate level in the blood. It is used in patients who are on dialysis due to severe kidney disease. It inhibits th... View More
Uses of Renvela
Side effects of Renvela
How to use Renvela
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Renvela is to be taken wit... View More
How Renvela works
Renvela inhibits the absorption of phosphate from the intestine and lower the phosphate levels in the blood.
What if you forget to take Renvela?
If you miss a dose of Renvela, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Should be taken with food.
End-Stage Renal Disease Hemodialysis; hyperphosphatemia Initial dose Serum PO4 >9 mg/dL [2.91 mmol/L]: 1600 mg PO q8hr with meals Serum PO4 7.5-9 ... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Hypophosphatemia or bowel obstruction.
Mode of Action
Sevelamer, a polymeric compound, acts by binding to phosphate molecules in the gut, limiting its absorption and thus lowering serum phosphate levels w/o... View More
Patients w/ dysphagia, swallowing disorders, severe GI motility disorders, active inflammatory bowel disease or major GI tract surgery. Pregnancy and la... View More
>10% Vomiting (22%),Nausea (20%),Diarrhea (19%),Dyspepsia (16%),Nasopharyngitis (14%),Limb pain (13%),Pruritus (13%),Arthralgia (12%),Bronchitis (11%),... View More
May decrease absorption of ciprofloxacin, ciclosporin, mycophenolate, tacrolimus and levothyroxine. Sevelamer should be given 3 hr before or 1 hr after ... View More
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