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

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

Velphoro Overview

Phosphate binders are medications used to reduce the absorption of dietary phosphate; they are taken along with meals and snacks. They are frequently used in people with chronic kidney failure (CKF), who are less able to excrete phosphate, resulting in an elevated serum phosphate. Contents 1 Mechanism of action 2 Medical use 3 Adverse effects 4 Choice of agent 4.1 Types 5 References 6 External links 6.1 Common Phosphate Binders Mechanism of action These agents work by binding to ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide
  • Tablet, Chewable: 500mg, Eq 500mg Iron
  • 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)

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  • 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)