sevelamer

noun
se·​vel·​a·​mer | \ sə-ˈvel-ə-mər How to pronounce sevelamer (audio) \

Medical Definition of sevelamer

: 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

Note: Sevelamer is marketed under the trademarks Renagel and Renvela.

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“Sevelamer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sevelamer. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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