What are aluminum containing phosphate binders?
Aluminium-containing phosphate binders have long been used for treatment of hyperphosphatemia in dialysis patients. Their safety became controversial in the early 1980’s after reports of aluminium related neurological and bone disease began to appear.
What are some examples of phosphate binders?
List of Phosphate binders:
|Drug Name||Avg. Rating||Reviews|
|Velphoro (Pro) Generic name: sucroferric oxyhydroxide||4.6||7 reviews|
|Renvela (Pro) Generic name: sevelamer||5.4||7 reviews|
|Auryxia (Pro) Generic name: ferric citrate||5.8||5 reviews|
|Fosrenol (Pro) Generic name: lanthanum carbonate||6.8||4 reviews|
Is aluminum hydroxide phosphate binder?
Aluminum hydroxide (brand names: Alternagel®, Amphojel®) is an over-the-counter oral antacid and phosphate binder, most commonly used to treat high phosphate levels secondary to kidney dysfunction (abnormal or impaired function of the kidneys). It can also be used to reduce stomach acid production.
Are there any phosphate binders that are aluminum free?
Aluminum-free, calcium-free phosphorus binders, such as Renagel (sevelamer) and Renvela (sevelamer carbonate), mix with phosphorus in the intestinal tract, but do not contain aluminum or calcium, so they don’t cause problems with excess aluminum or calcium load. Chewable Fosrenol (lanthanum carbonate) is another aluminum and calcium free binder.
When to use Phos binder?
Phosphate binders are used to decrease the absorption of phosphate from food in the digestive tract. They are used when there is an abnormally high blood phosphate level (hyperphosphatemia) which can be caused by impaired renal phosphate excretion or increased extracellular fluid phosphate loads.
What was the most effective phosphate binder in the 1980s?
aluminum hydroxide as an antacid also reduced serum PO 4 levels.5Forty years later, aluminum is almost never used as a phosphate binder as many other safer compounds are nowavailable. Calcium-based binders (calcium bicarbonate and calcium acetate) became the binder of choice in the 1980s and 1990s. They were effective and did not lead to
Which is the best brand of aluminium hydroxide binder?
Phos-Bind is a newer brand of loose aluminium hydroxide binder made by Rx Vitamins. Phos-Bind is around 77% pure. You may also be able to obtain powdered aluminium hydroxide from your local compounding pharmacy. If you look around on eBay etc]