se·​vel·​a·​mer sə-ˈvel-ə-mər How to pronounce sevelamer (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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