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Composition for Renvela Products

Renvela Products are primarily used for

About Renvela Products

Uses of Renvela Products

Sevelamer is used in the treatment of High phosphate levels in blood. It is used in patients with kidney problems and on dialysis.

Renvela Products side effects


Side Effects of Renvela are Nausea, Vomiting, Upper abdominal pain, Flatulence, Constipation, Diarrhea, Indigestion.

How Renvela Products work

Sevelamer inhibits the absorption of phosphate from the intestine and lower the phosphate levels in the blood.

Patient Concerns about Renvela Products

Frequently asked questions about Renvela Products

Frequently asked questions about Sevelamer

Q. Is Renvela 800mg Tablet taken with food?
Yes, Renvela 800mg 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 Renvela 800mg Tablet works by binding to phosphate from food. Take it exactly as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can Renvela 800mg Tablet be crushed?
No, you should not crush, chew, or break Renvela 800mg Tablet into pieces. You should swallow it as a whole with water.
Q. Why is it important for me to take Renvela 800mg Tablet?
It is important to take Renvela 800mg 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 Renvela 800mg Tablet, as it binds phosphate from food in the digestive tract.
Q. Does Renvela 800mg Tablet cause constipation?
A common side effect of Renvela 800mg 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 Renvela 800mg Tablet?
Patients who are allergic to Renvela 800mg Tablet and who have low levels of phosphate in blood should avoid taking Renvela 800mg Tablet. Additionally, patients having intestinal obstruction should also avoid using Renvela 800mg Tablet.
Q. Can I take ciprofloxacin while I am taking Renvela 800mg Tablet?
Ciprofloxacin may interfere with the working of Renvela 800mg Tablet and therefore it should not be taken at the same time as Renvela 800mg Tablet. However, if taken together then a gap of at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking Renvela 800mg Tablet should be maintained.
Q. How long do I need to take Renvela 800mg Tablet?
Continue taking Renvela 800mg Tablet as long as recommended by your doctor. Renvela 800mg Tablet lowers your dietary phosphate levels but does not cure your disease. Hence, you may have to take it lifelong, as stopping Renvela 800mg Tablet may increase your phosphate levels.
Q. Do I need to have any tests while taking Renvela 800mg Tablet?
Yes, serum phosphate levels should be monitored regularly while you are taking Renvela 800mg Tablet. Also, the use of Renvela 800mg 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.

Products for Renvela

Renvela 800mg Tablet
bottle of 30 tablets
Sanofi India Ltd
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sachet of 0.8 gm Powder for Oral Suspension
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strip of 1 Tablet
Sanofi India Ltd
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