What is Sevcar used for?
About Sevcar-400 Tablet 10’s It is primarily used to control high phosphate level in the body (hyperphosphataemia) in adult patients on dialysis (a blood clearance technique), patients undergoing hemodialysis (using a blood filtration machine), and patients with chronic kidney disease.
How do you take sevelamer carbonate?
Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually 3 times daily with meals. Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush, chew, or split the tablet. The dosage is based on your medical condition, any other medications you take to lower your phosphate levels, and your response to treatment.
What does high phosphate mean?
If your test shows you have high phosphate/phosphorus levels, it may mean you have: Kidney disease. Hypoparathyroidism, a condition in which your parathyroid gland doesn’t make enough parathyroid hormone. Too much vitamin D in your body. Too much phosphate in your diet.
How can I lower my phosphorus levels naturally?
Here are seven methods to help control high levels of phosphorus:
- Reduce the amount of phosphorus you eat.
- Take phosphorus binders.
- Take vitamin D.
- Take a calcimimetic medicine.
- Stay on dialysis the entire time.
- Start an exercise program approved by a doctor.
- Get an operation to remove some of the parathyroid glands.
What causes high phosphorus?
What causes high phosphorus? High phosphorus is often a sign of kidney damage or disease. Healthy kidneys balance the phosphorus in your body by removing any extra phosphorus from your blood. If you have kidney disease, your kidneys may not remove extra phosphorus.
What are the symptoms of too much phosphorus?
What are the symptoms?
- muscle cramps or spasms.
- numbness and tingling around the mouth.
- bone and joint pain.
- weak bones.
- itchy skin.
What is normal phosphate level?
Adult: 3.0-4.5 mg/dL or 0.97-1.45 mmol/L (SI units) Elderly: values slightly lower than adult. Child: 4.5-6.5 mg/dL or 1.45-2.1 mmol/L (SI units)
When should I take Cilacar?
Cilacar 10 Tablet may be prescribed alone or along with other medicines. The dose depends on the severity of your condition. You can take it at any time of day, with or without food, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor.
Is Cilacar same as cilnidipine?
Cilacar 10 Tablet 10’s contains Cilnidipine, a calcium channel blocker that acts by relaxing the blood vessels.
What foods reduce phosphorus?
Lower-phosphorus alternatives to choose:
- Fresh fruits and vegetables.
- Rice milk, unenriched.
- Corn and rice cereals.
- Soda without phosphate additives.
What happens when phosphorus is too high?
High phosphorus levels can cause damage to your body. Extra phosphorus causes body changes that pull calcium out of your bones, making them weak. High phosphorus and calcium levels also lead to dangerous calcium deposits in blood vessels, lungs, eyes, and heart.