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Indication

Renvela® (sevelamer carbonate) is used to control phosphorus levels in adults and children 6 years of age and older with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis.

Renagel® (sevelamer hydrochloride) is indicated for the control of serum phosphorus in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis.

Important Safety Information

Do not use Renvela or Renagel if you have a history of bowel obstruction or if you are allergic to sevelamer carbonate or sevelamer hydrochloride or to any of the ingredients in Renvela or Renagel.

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Please see Full Prescribing Information for Renvela (PDF) or Full Prescribing Information for Renagel (PDF).

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Renvela Prescription Assistance programs

Sanofi is committed to helping you get access to your Sanofi Renal medications. If you are concerned about Renvela® prescription coverage, we have a number of assistance programs that may be able to help. Learn more at Renassist.com or call 1-800-847-0069 to speak with a case manager.

What is your Renvela prescription coverage concern?

Concern: I don’t have prescription insurance.
Assistance program for you: Renassist® Patient Assistance Program (RPAP)
RPAP is designed for eligible patients with financial need who do not have coverage for Renvela under any prescription drug benefit, including commercial insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, or other government insurance programs. Learn more at Renassist.com.

Concern: I have Standard Medicare Part D, but can’t afford Renvela.
Assistance program for you: Part D Assistance Program (PDAP)
PDAP provides a free supply of Renvela to eligible Medicare Part D patients who cannot afford their copayments or co-insurance for Renvela. Learn more at Renassist.com.

Concern: I have prescription insurance, but can’t afford Renvela.
Assistance program for you: RenValue℠
The RenValue coupon program helps cover the costs of Renvela for qualified patients with or without prescription insurance. Print a RenValue card at RenValue.com or learn more at Renassist.com.

Get more information at Renassist.com or call 1-800-847-0069 to speak with a case manager

Watch this video to see how you can take control of phosphorus.

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Indication

Renvela® (sevelamer carbonate) is used to control phosphorus levels in adults and children 6 years of age and older with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis.

Renagel® (sevelamer hydrochloride) is indicated for the control of serum phosphorus in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis.

Important Safety Information

  • Do not use Renvela or Renagel if you have a history of bowel obstruction or if you are allergic to sevelamer carbonate or sevelamer hydrochloride or to any of the ingredients in Renvela or Renagel.
  • Talk to your doctor if you have had difficulty swallowing or swallowing disorders; or if you have had digestive tract surgery or other digestive disorders, including severe constipation.
  • The most common side effects with sevelamer include vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, upset stomach, abdominal pain, flatulence, and constipation.
  • Cases of itching, rash, fecal impaction and, less commonly, slow bowel activity, bowel obstruction, and bowel perforation have been reported.
  • Uncommon cases of difficulty swallowing the Renagel or Renvela tablet have been reported. Talk to your doctor if you have difficulty swallowing medicines in tablet form. Renvela powder for oral suspension may be considered by your doctor if you have a history of difficulty swallowing.
  • Your doctor should monitor bicarbonate and chloride blood levels.
  • Reduced vitamins D, E, and K (clotting factors) and folic acid blood levels may be followed by your doctor.
  • Talk to your doctor when taking sevelamer with other medications.
  • Promptly contact your doctor if you experience severe abdominal pain, new or worsening constipation, or other severe intestinal symptoms while on sevelamer.
  • Take sevelamer with meals and adhere to your prescribed diet

Please see Full Prescribing Information for Renvela (PDF) or Full Prescribing Information for Renagel (PDF).
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