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FOSEAL 400 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR FOSEAL

Sevelamer(400 mg)

food interaction for FOSEAL

alcohol interaction for FOSEAL

pregnancy interaction for FOSEAL

lactation interaction for FOSEAL

medicine interaction for FOSEAL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Foseal 400 mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Foseal 400 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR FOSEAL

    Sevelamer(400 mg)

    Uses

    Foseal 400 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased phosphate levels in blood

    How it works

    Foseal 400 mg tablet acts by binding the phosphate molecule from food in the digestive tract and decreases its absorption and consequently lowers the phosphate levels in the blood.

    Common side effects

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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR FOSEAL 400 MG TABLET

    Patients taking FOSEAL 400 MG TABLET

    • 60%
      Thrice A Day
    • 30%
      Twice A Day
    • 10%
      Four Times A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR FOSEAL

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    • SEVCAR 400 MG TABLET
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      Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 24.50/tablet
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      Rs. 245
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    • REVLAMER 400 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 6.80/tablet
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      Rs. 68
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    • ACUTROL C 400 MG TABLET
      (15 tablets in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 17.77/tablet
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      Rs. 266.48
      save 28% more per tablet
    • SEVBAIT 400 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Panacea Biotec Ltd
      Rs. 21.97/tablet
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      Rs. 219.70
      save 11% more per tablet
    • ACUTROL 400 MG TABLET
      (15 tablets in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 17.14/tablet
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      Rs. 257.10
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    Expert advice FOR FOSEAL

    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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR FOSEAL

    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)

    Q.

    What is role of sevelamer in dialysis?
    Sevelamer 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)