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noun se·vel·a·mer \sə-ˈvel-ə-mər\

Medical Definition of sevelamer

  1. :  a phosphate-binding drug that is a polymer containing amine groups taken orally in the form of its hydrochloride or carbonate in the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in patients with end-stage renal disease who are on dialysis Sevelamer is marketed under the trademarks Renagel and Renvela.

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