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Condition: High Amount of Phosphate in the Blood
6/21/2012 6:51:41 PM

Reviewer: Gottwogiveone, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Home Hemodialysis patient. Phosphorus was at 11.0 while taking a Renagel pill then my nutritionist suggested I try Fosrenol (2 500mg chewable tablets with meals and snacks) lowered my phosphorus to 3.5. (range is 3.5-5.5) Taste like tums. No stomach problems or nausea. Love this product!

Condition: High Amount of Phosphate in the Blood
12/21/2010 3:53:09 AM

Reviewer: (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is as bad as renvela. Started out just fine, but have chronic gas, stomach pains, and SEVEARE constipation from it, and that is taking only one or two a day.

Condition: High Amount of Phosphate in the Blood
8/22/2009 11:51:51 PM

Reviewer: gmcx215, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
feel nausea , upset stomach, vommiting renvela has no sympton like fosrenol fosrenol is easy to chew and its only 1 tablet but i dont get dizzy or feel weakness and vomiting at all i am discontinue taking it

Condition: High Amount of Phosphate in the Blood
7/30/2009 10:28:08 AM

Reviewer: Trying, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My exoerience has been great. the medicine is easy to chew and I stay in range on my report card. I read the other comments and have some suggestions. When I crush the drud i mix it in apple sauce and it works great. My upset stomach and nausea got better with in 2 month and othe other peole on my shift at dialysis say the same.

Condition: High Amount of Phosphate in the Blood
1/17/2009 7:18:46 PM

Reviewer: Okey3, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Currently on Dialysis for end stage renal failure. Monthly blood work up indicates phosporis leval to be normal. I chew 1 1000mg tab immediately after each meal and snack. Great product for keeping me straight!!

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