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Medications for Hyperphosphatemia of Renal Failure

What is Hyperphosphatemia of Renal Failure:  Abnormally high concentration of phosphates in the circulating blood in patients with renal failure.

Medications to treat Hyperphosphatemia of Renal Failure

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Renvela Rx C N 4 reviews
5.0

Generic name: sevelamer systemic

Drug class: phosphate binders

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Renagel Rx C N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: sevelamer systemic

Drug class: phosphate binders

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Carafate Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: sucralfate systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Fosrenol Rx C N 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: lanthanum carbonate systemic

Drug class: phosphate binders

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
sevelamer Rx C N 7 reviews
5.0

Generic name: sevelamer systemic

Brand names:  Renvela, Renagel

Drug class: phosphate binders

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
sucralfate Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: sucralfate systemic

Brand name:  Carafate

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Velphoro Rx B N 1 review
4.0

Generic name: sucroferric oxyhydroxide systemic

Drug class: phosphate binders

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
lanthanum carbonate Rx C N 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: lanthanum carbonate systemic

Brand name:  Fosrenol

Drug class: phosphate binders

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Auryxia Rx B N 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: ferric citrate systemic

Drug class: phosphate binders

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
calcium carbonate / magnesium carbonate OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium carbonate / magnesium carbonate systemic

Drug class: antacids

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
sucroferric oxyhydroxide Rx B N 1 review
4.0

Generic name: sucroferric oxyhydroxide systemic

Brand name:  Velphoro

Drug class: phosphate binders

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
ferric citrate Rx B N 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: ferric citrate systemic

Brand name:  Auryxia

Drug class: phosphate binders

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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