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Sevhold 400mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
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Product introduction

Sevhold 400mg Tablet is used to treat increased phosphate levels in the blood. It is used in patients who are on dialysis due to severe kidney disease. It inhibits the absorption of phosphate from the intestine and lowers the phosphate levels in the blood.

Sevhold 400mg Tablet should be taken with food. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it regularly and at a fixed time each day to get the maximum benefit of the medicine.

Sevhold 400mg Tablet may cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation, and diarrhea. You may also develop low levels of calcium, folic acid, and vitamins A, D, E, and K in your blood. Take necessary supplements as advised by your doctor.


Uses of Sevhold Tablet


Side effects of Sevhold Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Sevhold

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Flatulence
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Nausea

How to use Sevhold 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. Sevhold 400mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Sevhold Tablet works

Sevhold 400mg Tablet inhibits the absorption of phosphate from the intestine and lower the phosphate levels in the blood.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Sevhold 400mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Sevhold 400mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sevhold 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Sevhold 400mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sevhold 400mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sevhold 400mg Tablet is recommended.
However, regular monitoring of calcium levels is advisable in these patients.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sevhold 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sevhold 400mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Sevhold Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Sevhold 400mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Sevhold 400mg Tablet is used to control blood phosphate level in patients that are on dialysis treatment.
  • You must take it with food and stick to the diet prescribed by your doctor.
  • You may develop low levels of calcium, folic acid, and vitamins A,D,E, and K in your blood. Your doctor may prescribe supplements, if necessary.
  • Avoid taking any other medicine 1 hour before or 3 hours after taking Sevhold 400mg Tablet.
  • Inform your doctor if you have nausea, vomiting, constipation, pain in the abdomen, or if you have undergone any major stomach surgery.
  • Sevhold 400mg Tablet is used to control blood phosphate level in patients that are on dialysis treatment.
  • You must take it with food and stick to the diet prescribed by your doctor.
  • You may develop low levels of calcium, folic acid, and vitamins A,D,E, and K in your blood. Your doctor may prescribe supplements, if necessary.
  • Avoid taking any other medicine 1 hour before or 3 hours after taking Sevhold 400mg Tablet.
  • Inform your doctor if you have nausea, vomiting, constipation, pain in the abdomen, or if you have undergone any major stomach surgery.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Epoxide
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
BLOOD RELATED

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FAQs

Q. Is Sevhold 400mg Tablet taken with food?

Yes, Sevhold 400mg Tablet can be taken with food. It is recommended to take 1-2 tablets (based on individual needs) thrice daily. It is important to take it with meals because Sevhold 400mg Tablet works by binding to phosphate from food. Take it exactly as advised by your doctor.

Q. Can Sevhold 400mg Tablet be crushed?

No, you should not crush, chew, or break Sevhold 400mg Tablet into pieces. You should swallow it as a whole with water.

Q. Why is it important for me to take Sevhold 400mg Tablet?

It is important to take Sevhold 400mg Tablet as patients undergoing dialysis cannot control the phosphate levels in their blood, especially after a meal. When the level of phosphate exceeds above the range in the blood, it may cause problems such as itchy skin, red eyes, high blood pressure, bone pain, and also increase the risk of fractures. These increased serum phosphate levels are reduced by Sevhold 400mg Tablet, as it binds phosphate from food in the digestive tract.

Q. Does Sevhold 400mg Tablet cause constipation?

A common side effect of Sevhold 400mg Tablet is constipation, though it does not occur in everyone. The other common side effects of the stomach and intestine include diarrhea, indigestion, flatulence, and pain in the abdomen. Immediately consult your doctor if these side effects become severe and disturb you.

Q. Who should not take Sevhold 400mg Tablet?

Patients who are allergic to Sevhold 400mg Tablet and who have low levels of phosphate in blood should avoid taking Sevhold 400mg Tablet. Additionally, patients having intestinal obstruction should also avoid using Sevhold 400mg Tablet.

Q. Can I take ciprofloxacin while I am taking Sevhold 400mg Tablet?

Ciprofloxacin may interfere with the working of Sevhold 400mg Tablet and therefore it should not be taken at the same time as Sevhold 400mg Tablet. However, if taken together then a gap of at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking Sevhold 400mg Tablet should be maintained.

Q. How long do I need to take Sevhold 400mg Tablet?

Continue taking Sevhold 400mg Tablet as long as recommended by your doctor. Sevhold 400mg Tablet lowers your dietary phosphate levels but does not cure your disease. Hence, you may have to take it lifelong, as stopping Sevhold 400mg Tablet may increase your phosphate levels.

Q. Do I need to have any tests while taking Sevhold 400mg Tablet?

Yes, serum phosphate levels should be monitored regularly while you are taking Sevhold 400mg Tablet. Also, the use of Sevhold 400mg Tablet may decrease the levels of vitamin D, A, E, K, and folic acid and hence the levels need to be monitored during the treatment.

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