Sevcept

Lupin Ltd

Composition for Sevcept Products

Sevcept Products are primarily used for

About Sevcept Products

Uses of Sevcept Products

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

Sevcept Products side effects

Common

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

How Sevcept Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Sevcept Products

Frequently asked questions about Sevcept Products

Frequently asked questions about Sevelamer

Q. Is Sevcept 400mg Tablet taken with food?
Yes, Sevcept 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 Sevcept 400mg Tablet works by binding to phosphate from food. Take it exactly as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can Sevcept 400mg Tablet be crushed?
No, you should not crush, chew, or break Sevcept 400mg Tablet into pieces. You should swallow it as a whole with water.
Q. Why is it important for me to take Sevcept 400mg Tablet?
It is important to take Sevcept 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 Sevcept 400mg Tablet, as it binds phosphate from food in the digestive tract.
Q. Does Sevcept 400mg Tablet cause constipation?
A common side effect of Sevcept 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 Sevcept 400mg Tablet?
Patients who are allergic to Sevcept 400mg Tablet and who have low levels of phosphate in blood should avoid taking Sevcept 400mg Tablet. Additionally, patients having intestinal obstruction should also avoid using Sevcept 400mg Tablet.
Q. Can I take ciprofloxacin while I am taking Sevcept 400mg Tablet?
Ciprofloxacin may interfere with the working of Sevcept 400mg Tablet and therefore it should not be taken at the same time as Sevcept 400mg Tablet. However, if taken together then a gap of at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking Sevcept 400mg Tablet should be maintained.
Q. How long do I need to take Sevcept 400mg Tablet?
Continue taking Sevcept 400mg Tablet as long as recommended by your doctor. Sevcept 400mg Tablet lowers your dietary phosphate levels but does not cure your disease. Hence, you may have to take it lifelong, as stopping Sevcept 400mg Tablet may increase your phosphate levels.
Q. Do I need to have any tests while taking Sevcept 400mg Tablet?
Yes, serum phosphate levels should be monitored regularly while you are taking Sevcept 400mg Tablet. Also, the use of Sevcept 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.

Products for Sevcept

Sevcept 400mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Lupin Ltd
MRP
220
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