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LEXORUS 400MG TABLET

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Composition FOR LEXORUS

Sevelamer(400 mg)

food interaction for LEXORUS

alcohol interaction for LEXORUS

pregnancy interaction for LEXORUS

lactation interaction for LEXORUS

medicine interaction for LEXORUS

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

    Sevelamer(400 mg)

    Uses

    Lexorus 400mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased phosphate levels in blood
    It is used in patients with kidney problems and on dialysis.

    How it works

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

    Common side effects

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR LEXORUS

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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
      pay 39% more per tablet
    • REVLAMER 400 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 6.80/tablet
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      Rs. 68
      save 61% more per tablet
    • ACUTROL C 400 MG TABLET
      (15 tablets in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 17.77/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 266.48
      pay 1% 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
      pay 25% more per tablet
    • ACUTROL 400 MG TABLET
      (15 tablets in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 17.14/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 257.10
      save 3% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR LEXORUS

    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 LEXORUS

    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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)