Foschek S 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Foschek S 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Increased phosphate levels in blood
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
241.56
₹24.16/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Foschek S Tablet

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Uses of Foschek S Tablet

Foschek S 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 Foschek S Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Foschek S 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 Foschek S 400mg Tablet with food.

How Foschek S Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Foschek S Tablet

Expert advice for Foschek S 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 Foschek S 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
Foschek S 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
CAUTION
Foschek S 400mg Tablet should be used with caution during la
ctation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
It is not known whether Foschek S 400mg Tablet alters the ab
ility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Foschek
S 400mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule, Mycomune 500mg Tablet, Mofetyl S 360mg Tablet, Olmis 0.5mg 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 Foschek S 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)
Foschek s 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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