Sevelamer Hcl

( Generic Renagel )

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Sevelamer Hcl

Drug Info for sevelamer hcl

Sevelamer is used to control high blood levels of phosphorus in people with chronic kidney disease who are on dialysis (medical treatment to clean the blood when the kidneys are not working properly). Sevelamer is in a class of medications called phosphate binders. It binds phosphorus that you get from foods in your diet and prevents it from being absorbed into your blood stream.

  • Renagel
  • Renvela
  • Sevelamer Carbonate

Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.

Oral routeIt is best to take this medicine with food or milk.

Oral liquid: Mix the entire contents of the packet with 2 tablespoons of water for the 0.4-gram dose or the 0.8-gram dose or 4 tablespoons of water for the 2.4-gram dose. Stir the mixture well just before you drink it. You should drink the medicine within 30 minutes of mixing it.

Your doctor may tell you to take vitamins D, E, and K and folic acid supplements during treatment with this medicine, especially if you are pregnant.

Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to sevelamer, or if you have a bowel blockage.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have problems swallowing, stomach or bowel problems (including chronic constipation), or had surgery on your digestive system.

This medicine may cause serious stomach or bowel problems, including blockage, bleeding, ulcers, colitis (severe diarrhea), necrosis, or perforation (tear or hole).

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Severe stomach pain, cramping, or burning

Vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds

Some medicines can affect how sevelamer works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following:Cyclosporine, levothyroxine, tacrolimus

If you are taking any other medicines, you may be asked to take them at least 1 hour before or 3 hours after you take sevelamer. If you need help deciding the best times to take your other medicines, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Take ciprofloxacin at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after this medicine.

Take mycophenolate mofetil at least 2 hours before this medicine.

  • Fever, chills
  • Vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds
  • Stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  • Constipation, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Red or black stools
  • Passing gas, stomach upset