Renvela 800mg Sachet

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Composition for Renvela 800mg Granules

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Primarily used for

Increased phosphate levels in blood
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0.8 gm in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Renvela Granules

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Uses of Renvela Granules

Renvela 800mg Sachet 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 Renvela Granules

Common

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

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How to use Renvela Granules

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately. It is better to take Renvela 800mg Sachet with food.

How Renvela Granules works

Renvela 800mg sachet inhibits the absorption of phosphate from the intestine and lower the phosphate levels in the blood.

In Depth Information on Renvela Granules

Expert advice for Renvela Granules

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 Renvela 800mg Sachet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
Renvela 800mg Sachet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. 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 Renvela 800mg Sachet alters the abil
ity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
SAFE
Renvela 800mg Sachet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Renvela 800mg Sachet is recommended.

However, regular monitoring of calcium levels is advisable in these patients.
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Liver
Renvela 800mg Sachet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Renvela 800mg Sachet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
MYCORAL 360 MG TABLET, 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 Renvela 800mg Granules

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)
Renvela 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.

Substitutes for Renvela

No substitutes found for this medicine
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