RenaGel

Active Ingredient(s): Sevelamer
FDA Approved: * October 30, 1998
Pharm Company: * GENZYME
Category: Hyperphosphatemia

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



RenaGel Overview

Sevelamer (rINN) (/svlmr/ or /svlmr/) 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). Contents 1 Chemistry and pharmacology 2 Medical uses 3 Contraindications 4 ...

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just trying to find some info on this particular medicine ty jk ## Renagel ## don't know what this pill is... it has C130 on the one side and 800 on the other. It is white and oblong. ## I have already answered your question in two other posts, repeated posts are not necessary and it is also rude to hijack someone else's thread. This isn't even the correct forum for Pill Ids. Your pill is Ibuprofen 800mgs, a prescription Motrin. ## what are the indications and benefits of this medicine.

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I had been prescribed and taken Lithium for appx. 28 yrs. In 2006 I went toxic, went into renal failure and was in a coma for about 30 days at Memorial Hosp. in Las Cruces, NM. I was diagnosed as being in renal failure from that time to present. In 2006 I had been prescribed Renagel by nephrologists at VAMC in Albuquerque, NM. In July of 2007 a clinical pharmacist at a state run nursing home discontinued the Renagel without my knowledge or consent. Approximately 30 - 35 days later both my feet and ankles were swollen excessively, bright red and the redness continued up my legs. The pain was unbearable and I could not walk due to the edema. My blood pressure was 200/160 and escalating. My question is were my symptoms caused by being discontinued from the Renagel? ## Since we have no medi...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Sevelamer
  • Capsule: 400mg, 403mg
  • For Suspension: 2.4gm/packet, 800mg/packet
  • Tablet: 400mg, 800mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for RenaGel: (9 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 17856-0021 Renagel 800 mg Oral Tablet by Atlantic Biologicals Corps
  • 52125-435 Sevelamer Hydrochloride 800 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 53808-0777 Sevelamer Hydrochloride 800 mg Oral Tablet by State of Florida Doh Central Pharmacy
  • 55154-9726 Renagel 400 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 55154-9727 Renagel 800 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 58468-0020 Sevelamer Hydrochloride 400 mg Oral Tablet by Genzyme Corporation
  • 58468-0021 Sevelamer Hydrochloride 800 mg Oral Tablet by Genzyme Corporation
  • 67544-656 Renagel 800 mg Oral Tablet by Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, LLC
  • 68151-4295 Renagel 400 mg Oral Tablet by Carilion Materials Management

Other drugs which contain Sevelamer or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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renagel 800mg tabs
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