FAQs ABOUT RENUM 667 TABLET
What is RENUM 667 TABLET used for?
RENUM 667 TABLET is used to reduce serum phosphorus in patients with end stage renal disease. End stage renal disease is a condition in which the gradual loss of kidney function reaches an advanced stage (where the kidney might stop functioning).
How does RENUM 667 TABLET work?
RENUM 667 TABLET when taken with the meal, combines with the dietary phosphate to form an insoluble compound (calcium phosphate complex) which gets excreted in the feces. Hence decreasing the concentration of serum phosphorus in the kidney.
Can RENUM 667 TABLET be used in elderly patients?
RENUM 667 TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above) due to high risk of side effects especially in patients with impaired heart, liver or kidney function. Consult your doctor before taking RENUM 667 TABLET.
Can RENUM 667 TABLET be used during pregnancy?
RENUM 667 TABLET should be used with caution during pregnancy only if considered clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.
What happens if I take more dose of RENUM 667 TABLET?
If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of RENUM 667 TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital as it may lead to increased levels of calcium in the blood (hypercalcemia) and it may cause symptoms such as constipation, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, confusion, delirium, stupor and coma.