What is Sevcar 800 mg Tablet?
Sevcar 800 mg Tablet contains Sevelamer carbonate. It belongs to a class of medicines called Phosphate binders. It is used to increase levels of phosphate in blood in individuals with severe kidney disease. It works to unbreak the phosphate and reduces the levels of phosphate in the blood. It is used to control hyperphosphatemia in dialysis, for patients with chronic kidney disease who are not on dialysis. It prevents hyperphosphatemia by binding to dietary phosphate in the clean and prevents its absorption and decreasing the serum phosphate levels.
What are Selvamer and its uses?
Selvamer is sold under the brand names Renagel, Renvia. It is manufactured in India by Emcure Pharmaceutical Limited. Selvamer is a phosphate that is unbreakable. It helps to prevent hypocalcemia (low levels of calcium in the body). It is caused by increased phosphorus. Selvamer is used to control phosphorus levels in people who have chronic kidney disease and are on dialysis. Selvamer is in a class of medications called phosphate binders. It covers phosphorus that you get from the foods in your diet and prevents it from being absorbed into your bloodstream.
What is Chronic kidney disease and how is it caused?
Your kidneys are two bean-shaped. Each size of a kidney is like a computer mouse, which filters all the blood in your body every 30 minutes. Its function is to remove wastes, toxins, and excess fluid. It also helps to control blood pressure, encourage the production of red blood cells, keep your bones healthy and regulate blood chemicals which is necessary. Chronic kidney disease is a condition in which kidneys are damaged and cannot filter blood as well as they should. Excess fluid and waste remaining in your body create other health problems such as heart disease and stroke.
Symptoms of Chronic kidney disease may include:
Loss of appetite
Fatigue and weakness
Urinating more or less
Decreased mental sharpness
Swelling of feet and ankles
Dry or itchy skin
High blood pressure
Shortness of breath
Sevcar 800 mg comes as a tablet and as a powder for a solution to take by mouth. It is generally taken three times a day. It is taken with meals. Take it around at the same time every day. Before taking medicine consult your doctor. Dose and duration will be decided by the necessity and need of the patient. It depends on the treatment and may change from time to time. You should take medicine as per your doctor’s advice. This medicine is strictly not recommended for children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. It takes some weeks and months to get a better result. Do not stop taking the medicine before your doctor’s advice.
The common side effects of this medicine may include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation, and diarrhea. Inform your doctor if these side effects remain for a long time. Your doctor should prevent and give relief from these side effects. You may feel better.
The benefit of Sevcar 800 mg Tablet
- In the treatment of elevated phosphate levels in the blood
Phosphate is essential for several body functions such as strengthening bones and teeth, production of energy, and forming outer layers of cells in the body called the cell membranes. But if you have excessive phosphate in your blood cell it can cause serious problems. It includes heart attack, stroke, and kidney damage. Sevcar 800 mg Tablet helps to lower the phosphate levels in your blood and prevents the risks in patients who are on dialysis and inadequate to remove excess phosphate from their blood through kidneys.
Side effects of Sevcar 800 mg Tablet
Here are Some major and minor side effects of this medicine. But not all side effects need a doctor’s attention. If you observe any side effects become serious, You may consult your doctor.
Some of the common side effects of this medicine include:
Nausea and vomiting
Excessive gas in the stomach
How to take a Sevcar 800 mg Tablet?
Sevcar 800 mg comes as a tablet and as a powder for a solution to take by mouth. It is generally taken three times a day. It is taken with meals. Take it around at the same time every day. Always take this medicine as per your doctor’s consultation. Dose and duration will decide your doctor. You are not allowed to crush, chew and break the medicine. Swallow it as a whole. Drink plenty of water. Do not miss the dose. If you miss a dose skip the missed dose and follow your schedule regularly on the next day. Do not double the dose. Take medicine every day on time as prescribed by your doctor. Much other medicine can affect this, so let your doctor know all the medication you are using during the treatment.
How does a Sevcar 800 mg Tablet work?
Sevcar 800 mg Tablet works to prevent hyperphosphatemia through unbreak the dietary phosphate in the stomach and thereby preventing its soaking and decreasing the serum phosphate levels. It helps to prevent the low calcium levels in our bodies.