What is Renagel?
Renagel is a phosphate binder. Sevelamer helps prevent hypocalcemia (low levels of calcium in the body) caused by elevated phosphorus.
What is Renagel used for?
Renagel is used to control phosphorus levels in people with chronic kidney disease for those who are on dialysis.
How to consume Renagel?
Take Renagel tablets with meals. While using Renagel, frequent blood tests are needed. Take Renagel exactly as prescribed by doctor. Follow all directions on prescription label. Doctor may occasionally change dose so as to achieve the best results.
What should be avoided while taking Renagel?
Ciprofloxacin should be taken at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking Renagel; mycophenolate mofetil should be taken at least 2 hours before taking Renagel.