Active Ingredient(s): Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide
FDA Approved: * November 27, 2013
Category: Hyperphosphatemia

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Velphoro Overview

Phosphate binders are medications used to reduce the absorption of phosphate and taken with meals and snacks. They are typically used in people with chronic kidney failure (CKF) as they often have difficulty getting rid of the phosphates that get into their blood (i.e., the serum phosphate in chronic kidney failure is typically elevated). Contents 1 Medical use 2 Adverse effects 3 Choice of agent 3.1 Types 4 Mechanism of action 5 References 6 External links 6.1 Common Phosphate Binder...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide
  • Tablet, Chewable: 500mg
  • Tablet, Chewable, Tablet: 500 Mg.
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Velphoro: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 49230-645 Velphoro 500 mg/1 Oral Tablet, Chewable by Fresenius Medical Care North America

Other drugs which contain Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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