Forsemer 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Forsemer 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Increased phosphate levels in blood
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₹12.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Forsemer Tablet

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Uses of Forsemer Tablet

Forsemer 400mg Tablet is used in the treatment of increased phosphate levels in blood
It is used in patients with kidney problems and on dialysis.
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Side effects of Forsemer Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain upper, Flatulence, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dyspepsia.

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How to use Forsemer 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. It is better to take Forsemer 400mg Tablet with food.

How Forsemer Tablet works

Forsemer 400mg tablet inhibits the absorption of phosphate from the intestine and lower the phosphate levels in the blood.

In Depth Information on Forsemer Tablet

Expert advice for Forsemer Tablet

Take sevelamer tablets with meals. Avoid taking any other medicines within 1 hour before or 3 hours after you take sevelamer. Do not start or continue sevelamer and consult your doctor:
  • if you have allergy to sevelamer.
  • if you have problems with bowel motility such as feeling of fullness, urge to vomit (nausea), vomiting, constipation, prolonged loose motions (diarrhea) or pain in the abdomen (symptoms of active inflammatory bowel disease).
  • if you have undergone major surgery on your stomach or bowel.
Do not take calcium or other mineral supplements without your doctor's advice.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Forsemer 400mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Forsemer 400mg 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.
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Lactation
Forsemer 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Forsemer 400mg Tablet alters the abi
lity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
SAFE
Forsemer 400mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Forsemer 400mg Tablet is recommended.

However, regular monitoring of calcium levels is advisable in these patients.
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Liver
Forsemer 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wi
th liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Forsemer 400mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Myphen 500mg Tablet, Tacromus 0.25mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Forsemer 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Sevelamer

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)
Forsemer 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.

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