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RENVELA 800MG SACHET

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MRP: Rs. 4140 for 1 packet(s) (90 sachets each)
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Composition for RENVELA

Sevelamer(800mg)

food interaction for RENVELA

alcohol interaction for RENVELA

pregnancy interaction for RENVELA

lactation interaction for RENVELA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Renvela 800mg sachet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Renvela 800mg sachet 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.

SALT INFORMATION for RENVELA

Sevelamer(800mg)

Uses

Renvela 800mg sachet is used in the treatment of increased phosphate levels in blood.

How it works

Renvela 800mg sachet 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, Flatulence, Abdominal bloating, Constipation, Cough, Diarrhoea, Headache, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for RENVELA

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Expert advice for RENVELA

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 RENVELA

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 09 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)