Sevelamer Carbonate Oral Tablet 800Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Sevelamer Carbonate: Oral tablet (800mg)

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Renvela 800mg Tab
Genzyme Corp, a Sanofi Company
Pill Identification: RENVELA 800 
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Sevelamer Carbonate 800mg Tab
Global Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: E3 

What is this Medicine?

SEVELAMER (se VEL a mer) is a polymer. It binds phosphates in the stomach and prevents them from being absorbed into the body. This medicine is used in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis to prevent dangerous increases in phosphates.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Renvela: Oral tablet (800mg)
In-Depth Information

Sevelamer Carbonate 800mg Tablet

NDC: 001151494
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hyperphosphatemia

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Sevelamer Carbonate 800mg Tablet
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Global Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: E3 
Shape: oval
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Sevelamer Carbonate 800mg Tablet

Constipation Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
19.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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