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Indication

Renvela® (sevelamer carbonate) and Renagel® (sevelamer hydrochloride) are used to control phosphorus levels 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).

Have concerns about Renvela® prescription coverage?

On average, most patients pay less than $8/month for their Renvela prescription. Learn more at Renassist.com.

Renassist®: renal medication access and support

What is Renassist?

  • Renassist is the Sanofi Renal reimbursement group dedicated to providing assistance and support for patients prescribed Renvela® (sevelamer carbonate).
  • A case manager will be dedicated to you at no cost to help with your prescription coverage, access benefits, and/or apply for financial assistance.
  • Get more information at Renassist.com or call 1-800-847-0069 to speak with a case manager.

 

What support can Renassist provide?

  • Renvela® (sevelamer carbonate) prescription drug benefit verification
  • Prior authorizations facilitation, if needed
  • Patient assistance programs information
  • Medicare Part D and reimbursement education
  • Get more information at Renassist.com or call 1-800-847-0069 to speak with a case manager.

Contact a Renassist case manager now at


  • T: 1-800-847-0069

  • F: 1-877-363-6732

  • E: renassist@sanofi.com

Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)

Have concerns about Renvela® prescription coverage?

Indication

Renvela® (sevelamer carbonate) and Renagel® (sevelamer hydrochloride) are used to control phosphorus levels 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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