What is Renagel used for? Renagel is used to reduce the level of
phosphorus in patients with end-stage renal disease that are on hemodialysis.
should not take Renagel? You should not take Renagel if
you have hypophoshphatemia (low levels of phosphorus) or bowel obstruction.
- You should stick to your prescribed diet.
- Review all medications with your health care provider, including those that you
take without a prescription. If you are on other medications your doctor may want you to
take them 1 hour before or 3 hours after your dose of Renagel because Renagel may bind
- Do not chew or take apart the Renagel capsules because the contents expand in
What are some possible side effects of Renagel? (This is NOT a
complete list of side effects reported with Renagel. Your health care provider can discuss
with you a more complete list of side effects.)
- Low blood pressure
- Blood clot formation
For more detailed information about Renagel, ask your health care provider.