Directions say not to crush or chew. I have been cutting in half. She insist she will not be able to drink the powder if I get it. Any advice? Jean Cimino
Do not crush, chew, or break the sevelamer tablet. Swallow the pill whole. Sevelamer tablets expand when they are wet, and breaking or crushing the pill may make it harder to swallow.
Now, there is a powder form of this medication, which you could use as a substitute, consult with your doctor / pharmacist.-
- Renvela Information for Consumers
- Renvela Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Renvela (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 7 Oct 2009 • 1 answer
Posted 30 Jan 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 18 Nov 2013 • 2 answers
Posted 12 Dec 2013 • 1 answer
Posted 18 Jan 2015 • 1 answer