Renvela is a medicine used to control hyperphosphataemia (high blood phosphate levels) in:
- adult patients on dialysis (a technique to remove unwanted substances from the blood);
- adults and children from 6 years of age with chronic (long term) kidney disease.
Renvela should be used with other treatments such as calcium supplements and vitamin D to prevent the development of bone disease. It contains the active substance sevelamer carbonate.
Renvela : EPAR - Medicine overview (PDF/83.39 KB)
First published: 23/06/2009
Last updated: 19/07/2019
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Genzyme Europe BV
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16/05/2019 Renvela - EMEA/H/C/000993 - WS/1560
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Renvela is indicated for the control of hyperphosphataemia in adult patients receiving haemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis.
Renvela is also indicated for the control of hyperphosphataemia in adult patients with chronic kidney disease not on dialysis with serum phosphorus ≥ 1.78 mmol/l.
Renvela should be used within the context of a multiple therapeutic approach, which could include calcium supplement, 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D3 or one of its analogues to control the development of renal bone disease.