Hospital of Sabadell

Hemodialysis medication

The medication should be taken with as little water as possible. Depending on the type of medication should be taken with a number of peculiarities, below we provide a summary of the main drugs for renal failure according to their action.

Phosphorus Chelators (P)

They serve to reduce the absorption of phosphorus in food when ingested. It is important to take it always during or immediately after meals.

Commercial Names

  • CAOSINE
  • MASTICAL
  • ROYEN
  • FOSRENOL
  • RENAGEL
  • OSVAREN
  • PEPSAMAR

Vitamins

Vitamins are essential to us. The body does not produce vitamins, it obtains them from food. With renal failure there are some restricted food groups and this can lead to a vitamin deficiency. In addition, with hemodialysis vitamins are also lost. It is important to take your vitamins always after your hemodialysis session.

Commercial Names

  • ACFOL
  • BECOZYME

Potassium Chelators (K)

They serve to reduce the absorption of potassium in food when ingested. It is important to take them always during or immediately after meals.

Commercial Names

  • CALCIUM RESIN