Renagel Drug

Important Information about Renagel Drug


  • Renagel is used to reduce blood levels of phosphorus in people with chronic kidney disease who are on dialysis.
  • The generic name of renagel is sevelamer.
  • Before taking renagel tell your doctor if you have trouble swallowing, severe constipation, and a digestive disorder of your stomach or intestines.

Renagel serious side effect such as:

  • Severe stomach pain or constipation
  • Fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms
  • Feeling like you might pass out
  • Sudden numbness or weakness anywhere in your body
  • Wheezing, chest tightness, trouble breathing.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • Headache
  • Nausea, vomiting, upset stomach
  • Diarrhea, constipation, gas
  • Cough, sore throat
  • Arm or leg pain
  • Itching
  • Constipation.