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Who should take Renvela?

Renvela (sevelamer) is intended for people who have been diagnosed with kidney disease and are on dialysis. Renvela can help prevent the buildup of a mineral called phosphorus in the blood. Phosphorus comes from foods in the diet, and healthy kidneys remove excess phosphorus from the blood. But when kidneys don’t work properly, Renvela can also help reduce the excess phosphorus by binding to the dietary phosphorous and preventing it from being absorbed into the blood.

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