Renagel side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Renagel side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Renagel. The review is based on 7,193 who side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Renagel

Renagel has active ingredients of sevelamer hydrochloride. (latest outcomes from Renagel 7,213 users)

On May, 17, 2017

7,193 people who take Renagel are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Renagel side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pruritus
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • peritonitis
  • white blood cell count increased
  • constipation
  • syncope
  • ileus
  • myocardial infarction
  • subileus
1 - 6 months:
  • balance disorder
  • intestinal obstruction
  • vomiting
  • ileus
  • large intestine perforation
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • peritonitis
  • sepsis
6 - 12 months:
  • vomiting
  • cardiac arrest
  • death
  • diverticulum intestinal haemorrhagic
  • rash generalised
  • chronic kidney disease
  • gastrointestinal amyloidosis
  • haematocrit decreased
  • intestinal obstruction
  • nasopharyngitis
1 - 2 years:
  • large intestine perforation
  • abdominal pain upper
  • death
  • asthenia
  • intestinal perforation
  • myocardial infarction
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • peritonitis
  • tooth disorder
  • abdominal pain
2 - 5 years:
  • death
  • anaemia
  • herpes zoster
  • lung infection
  • sepsis
  • acute respiratory failure
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • cardiac disorder
  • general physical health deterioration
  • hypocalcaemia
5 - 10 years:
  • peritonitis
  • pneumonia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • pregnancy
  • vomiting
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • hypocalcaemia
  • hypokalaemia
  • maternal death affecting foetus
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
10+ years:
  • congenital cystic kidney disease
  • renal transplant
not specified:
  • vomiting
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • death
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • peritonitis
  • asthenia
  • hyperphosphataemia
  • nausea

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • vomiting
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • death
  • abdominal pain
  • peritonitis
  • skin tightness
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • hyperphosphataemia
male:
  • vomiting
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • death
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • anaemia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • peritonitis
  • balance disorder
  • asthenia
  • pruritus

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • urinary tract infection
  • cerebral infarction
  • premature baby
  • transplant rejection
  • white blood cell count increased
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • urticaria
  • anaemia
  • blood pressure increased
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • constipation
  • drug ineffective
  • grand mal convulsion
10-19:
  • vomiting
  • anaphylactic shock
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • weakness
  • aplasia pure red cell
  • hyperkalaemia
  • hyperphosphataemia
  • hypocalcaemia
  • pneumonia
  • tachycardia
20-29:
  • anuria
  • tremor
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • abdominal distension
  • peritonitis
  • red cell aplasia
  • sinus tachycardia
  • tachycardia
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • vomiting
30-39:
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • arthralgia
  • anaemia
  • skin induration
  • pain
  • skin tightness
  • aplastic anaemia
  • nausea
40-49:
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • balance disorder
  • anhedonia
  • weight increased
  • aplasia pure red cell
  • arthralgia
  • death
  • skin tightness
50-59:
  • vomiting
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • skin tightness
  • hyperphosphataemia
  • asthenia
  • weight decreased
  • death
  • abdominal pain
  • peritonitis bacterial
  • pyrexia
60+:
  • vomiting
  • death
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • peritonitis
  • asthenia
  • sepsis
  • nausea
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • balance disorder

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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