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Product Highlight - RENVELA

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Product Characteristics:

  •  For phosphorus control in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease on dialysis.1
  •  The first non-calcium based phosphate binder the lowers progression of vascular calcification vs calcium based phosphate binder.2
  •  Renvela Powder indicated for the control of serum phosphorus in pediatric patients more than 6 years of age.3
  •  Sevelamer carbonate (Renvela) - SRP Php 56.4

References:
(1) Renvela Tablet Product Insert CCDS Version 4 Date of leaflet revision: September 2015
(2) Block GA, Raggi P, Bellasi A, Koolenga L, Spiegel DM. Mortality effect of coronary calcification and phosphate binder choice in incident hemodialysis patients. Kindey Int. 2007;71:438-441.
(3) St. Peter WL, Liu J Weinhandi E, Fan Q. A comparison of sevelamer and calcium-based phosphate binders on mortality, hospitalization, and morbidity in hemodialysis: a secondary analysis of the Dialysis Clinical Outcomes Revisited (DCOR) randomize trial using claims data. Am J, Kidney Dus. 2008-51;445-454.
(4) Mercury Drugstore Price, updated June 2020.


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Stephen Padilla, 26 Feb 2020
The use of povidone iodine (PI) is more effective than chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) at reducing vaginal bacterial colony counts in pregnancy and appears to be a superior vaginal antiseptic for decreasing postpartum infections, according to a study presented at the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM 2020).
22 Apr 2020
A topical ophthalmic suspension combination of povidone-iodine (PVP-I; 0.6%) and dexamethasone (DEX; 0.1%) appears to confer no clinical benefits to patients with bacterial conjunctivitis, according to the results of a phase III trial.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 09 Oct 2020
Daily use of low-dose aspirin among women of reproductive age appears to have no harmful effect on menstrual cycle length and hormone patterns, as shown in a study.
3 days ago
In the treatment of cytokine storm syndrome due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), administering tocilizumab via the intravenous (IV) route appears to be more effective than subcutaneous (SC) therapy, leading to earlier symptom improvement and better survival, according to a study.