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sevelamer

 [sĕ-vel´ah-mer]
a phosphate binder used as the hydrochloride salt to reduce serum phosphorus concentrations in hyperphosphatemia associated with end-stage renal disease; administered orally.

sevelamer

/se·vel·a·mer/ (sĕ-vel´ah-mer) a phosphate-binding substance used as the hydrochloride salt to reduce serum phosphorus concentrations in hyperphosphatemia associated with end-stage renal disease.

sevelamer

[sĕvel′ahmer]
a phosphate binder used as the hydrochloride salt to reduce serum phosphorus concentrations in hyperphosphatemia associated with end-stage renal disease. It is administered orally.

sevelamer

A phosphate chelator used to reduce phosphorus in patients with end-stage renal disease and in chronic renal failure patients not requiring dialysis. It also reduces uric acid levels, and may be of use in patients with hyperuricaemia, uric acid nephrolithiasis and gout.

Adverse effects
Blood pressure lability (hypo- or hypertension), nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia, diarrhoea, constipation.

sevelamer

Renagel® Nephrology A chelator used to ↓ phosphorus in Pts with ESRD and in chronic renal failure Pts not requiring dialysis. See Chelation, End-stage renal disease.
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Preferencias Hidroxido de aluminio 1% Sevelamer 4% Carbonato calcico 4% No le desagradan 27% Acetato calcico 2% Carbonato de lantano 4% Cinacalcet 58% Nota: Tabla derivada de grafico de barra.
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Studies that compare sevelamer and lanthanum with calcium-based phosphate binders demonstrate similar effectiveness at lowering serum phosphorus.
Phosphate binders, including salts such as calcium and lanthanum, and polymers such as sevelamer, often result in tolerability issues and large pill burden.
His medications include: calcitriol, darbepoetin alfa, ferrous sulphate, sevelamer, nifedipine, metoprolol, calcium carbonate.
Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announces the publication in Clinical Nephrology of findings from a head-to-head clinical study comparing the efficacy of two non-calcium based phosphate binders, FOSRENOL(R) (lanthanum carbonate) and sevelamer hydrochloride (Genzyme's Renagel(R)) in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients on haemodialysis.