Phosphate binders are drugs that decrease the absorption of phosphate taken with snacks and meals. Phosphate binders treat chronic kidney heart failure, CKF. They occur in four types that are:
Phosphate binders assist to remove excess phosphorus from the body through the stool thus lowering quantity of phosphorus getting into the blood. They work in any of the two different ways. First: Some phosphorus binders like Renvela function like a sponge. They soak up the phosphorus found in the food hindering them from getting into the blood. Instead, passed through the alimentary canal and excreted in the stool. Second: Other phosphate binders for example tums, phoslo and fosrenol acts like a magnet. Phosphate binders connect to Phosphates in the food and excreted in the stool.
Drugs that belong to the class Phosphate binders include:
Phosphate binders lower phosphate absorbed into the blood. For patients suffering from chronic kidney failure, the control of serum phosphate is essential as this disorder link to bone pathology. Phosphatase inhibitors bind to phosphate in the digestive tract unavailing them for absorption in the blood and later removed from the body in stools. The simple molecular entities, calcium, aluminum, lanthanum and magnesium, bind phosphates in meals to form an insoluble compound. Some other disorders that phosphatase inhibitors treat are:
Phosphatase inhibitors, just like other medications, may have their unwanted effects. Any unlikely situation you might experience, immediately seek medical attention. The most frequent and severe side effects include:
Less serious side effects may include:
There are various possible interactions with phosphate inhibitors. In the case of drug interactions, don't start or stop using the drug or even amend the prescribed dosage without consulting your doctor. A few of drugs that cause severe interactions with inhibitors include:
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