SEVBAIT 400MG TABLET

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SEV0032
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Manufacturer : PAN-PANCEA-BIOTEC
Composition : SEVELAMER-400MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : SEVBAIT 400 TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10

Drug Ingredient Information

SEVELAMER-400MG

SEVELAMER

Information for patients
Drug Information Sevelamer binds phosphate from food in the digestive tract and so reduces serum phosphorus levels in the blood. Patients who have kidneys that do not work properly are not able to control the level of serum phosphorus in their blood. The amount of phosphate then rises (your doctor will call this hyperphosphataemia). Increased levels of serum phosphorus can lead to hard deposits in your body called calcification. These deposits can stiffen your blood vessels and make it harder for blood to be pumped around the body. Increased serum phosphorus can also lead to itchy skin, red eyes, bone pain and fractures.
Drug Alert
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Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug • you have low levels of phosphate in your blood (your doctor will check this for you) • you have bowel obstruction • you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance or to any of the other ingredients of the product (see Section 6).
Drug Special Care If any of the following applies to you, please consult your doctor before taking Sevelamer: • swallowing problems • problems with motility (movement) in your stomach and bowel • being sick frequently • active inflammation of the bowel • have undergone major surgery on your stomach or bowel. The safety and efficacy in children (below the age of 18 years) has not been established. Therefore Sevelamer is not recommended for use in children. Additional treatments: Due to either your kidney condition or your dialysis treatment you may: •develop low or high levels of calcium in your blood. Since Sevelamer does not contain calcium your doctor might prescribe additional calcium . •have a low amount of vitamin D in your blood. Therefore, your doctor may monitor the levels of vitamin D in your blood and prescribe additional vitamin D as necessary. If you do not take multivitamin supplements you may also develop low levels of vitamins A, E, K and folic acid in your blood and therefore your doctor may monitor these levels and prescribe supplemental vitamins as necessary. Special note for patients on peritoneal dialysis: You may develop peritonitis (infection of your abdominal fluid) associated with your peritoneal dialysis. This risk can be reduced by careful adherence to sterile techniques during bag changes. You should tell your doctor immediately if you experience any new signs or symptoms of abdominal distress, abdominal swelling, abdominal pain, abdominal tenderness, or abdominal rigidity, constipation, fever, chills, nausea or vomiting. You should expect to be monitored more carefully for problems with low levels of vitamins A, D,E, K and folic acid.
Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines including medicines obtained without a prescription. Sevelamer should not be taken at the same time as ciprofloxacin (an antibiotic). If you are taking medicines for heart rhythm problems or for epilepsy, you should consult your doctor when taking Sevelamer. The effects of medicines such as ciclosporin, mycophenolate mofetil and tacrolimus (medicines used to suppress the immune system) may be reduced by Sevelamer. Your doctor will advise you if you are taking these medicines. Thyroid hormone deficiency may uncommonly be observed in certain people taking levothyroxine (used to treat low thyroid hormone levels) and Sevelamer. Therefore your doctor may monitor the levels of thyroid stimulating hormone in your blood more closely. Your doctor will check for interactions between Sevelamer and other medicines on a regular basis.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant. It is unknown whether Sevelamer has any affect on unborn babies. Tell your doctor if you wish to breast-feed your baby. It is unknown whether Sevelamer may pass through breast milk and affect your baby. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant. It is unknown whether Sevelamer has any affect on unborn babies. Tell your doctor if you wish to breast-feed your baby. It is unknown whether Sevelamer may pass through breast milk and affect your baby. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
Drug Machinery Interaction No studies on the effects on the ability to drive and use machines has been performed. If you are affected, do not drive and do not use any tools or machines.
Drug More Information You must take Sevelamer powder with meals.
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info no data available
Drug quanitty You must take Sevelamer as prescribed by your doctor. They will base the dose on your serum phosphorus level. The 2.4 g powder for oral suspension should be dispersed in 60 ml of water per sachet. Drink within 30 minutes of being prepared. It is important to drink all of the liquid and it may be necessary to rinse the glass with water and drink this as well to ensure that all of the powder is swallowed. The recommended starting dose for Sevelamer is 2.4-4.8g per day equally divided over three meals
Drug Dose The exact starting dose and regimen will be determined by your doctor. In some cases where Sevelamer should be taken at the same time as another medicine. Your doctor may advise you to take this medicine 1 hour before or 3 hours after Sevelamer intake, or they may consider monitoring the blood levels of that medicine. Your doctor will check the levels of phosphorus in your blood periodically and they may adjust the dose of Sevelamer when necessary to reach an adequate phosphate level.
Excess Drug Consumption There are no reported overdoses in patients. In the event of a possible overdose you should contact your doctor immediately.
Forgot Drug Consumption If you have missed one dose, this dose should be omitted and the next dose should be taken at the usual time with a meal. Do not a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Stop Drug Consumption Do not stop the drug untill your doctor says you to do so.
Possible Side Effects
General Information vomiting, constipation, upper abdominal pain, nausea
Common Drug Side Effects diarrhoea, abdominal pain, indigestion, flatulence In clinical use, cases of itching, rash, slow intestine motility (movement)/blockages in the intestine, and perforation in the intestine wall have been reported. Since constipation may be an early symptom of a blockage in your intestine, please inform your doctor or pharmacist.
Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
Very Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
Drug Side Effects Symptoms no data available
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not use Sevelamer after the expiry date stated on the sachet and carton after the letters “EXP”. The reconstituted suspension must be administered within 30 minutes of reconstitution. The medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

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