Sevelamer

Category: Hyperphosphatemia



Sevelamer Overview

Sevelamer (rINN) is a phosphate binding medication 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 marketed by Sanofi under the brand names Renagel (sevelamer hydrochloride) and Renvela (sevelamer carbonate). Contents 1 Chemistry and pharmacology 2 Medical uses 3 Contraindications 4 Adverse effects 5 Other eff...

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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 Sevelamer: (4 results)

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  • 0955-1048 Sevelamer Hydrochloride 800 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Winthrop U.S.
  • 60687-449 Sevelamer Hydrochloride 800 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by American Health Packaging
  • 68462-446 Sevelamer Hydrochloride 400 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA
  • 68462-447 Sevelamer Hydrochloride 800 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA

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