phosphorus binder

phosphorus binder

Therapeutics Any oral calcium–acetate or aluminum salt-based agent used in Pts with renal failure to bind both dietary and endogenous phosphorus; PBs ↑ GI excretion of phosphorus in Pts with chronic renal failure
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Renagel is a non-calcium/non-metal based phosphorus binder indicated for the control of serum phosphorus in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) on dialysis.
An open-label study of Niacinamide in Japanese hemodialysis patients who were not taking phosphorus binders found that dosages up to 1750 mg/d decreased serum phosphorus from 6.
Bring your phosphorus binders (pills which help reduce the amount of phosphorus absorbed into the bloodstream).
The challenge aims to educate users about phosphorus, its effects on those with CKD, the role of phosphorus binders and how to make smart food choices.
Diet and nutrition videos for people on the dialysis diet include: How phosphorus binders work?