BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Biosev Tablet

BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of increased phosphate levels in blood. It is used in patients with kidney problems and on dialysis.

Biosev Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dyspepsia

How to use Biosev Tablet

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. BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET is to be taken with food.

How Biosev Tablet works

BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET inhibits the absorption of phosphate from the intestine and lower the phosphate levels in the blood.

Biosev Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE
BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET is recommended.
However, regular monitoring of calcium levels is advisable in these patients.
Liver
BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Biosev Tablet?

If you miss a dose of BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET is used to control blood phosphate level in patients that are on dialysis treatment.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • You may develop low levels of calcium, folic acid, and vitamins A,D,E, and K in your blood. Your doctor may prescribe supplements, if necessary.
  • Avoid taking any other medicines within 1 hour before or 3 hours after you take BIOSEV 800 MG TABLET.
  • Inform your doctor if you have nausea, vomiting, constipation, pain in the abdomen, or if you have undergone major surgery on your stomach.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Biosev with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Imunotac, Emgraf, Tacrefite LS
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imudrops, Neoral, Aurosporine
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Healgraft, Graftidem, Mycocel S
SERIOUS

FAQs

Q. What is sevelamer carbonate/sevelamer hydrochloride?
Sevelamer is available in 2 forms - Sevelamer carbonate and sevelamer hydrochloride. Both are same in function and used to treat hyperphosphatemia (increased blood phosphate level)
Q. What is role of Biosev in dialysis?
Biosev is used in patient who requires dialysis to remove extra phosphate from the blood. However, it should not be given to patients who are about to undergo dialysis soon.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 9th Aug 2018.
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