Phosphate Binder

Phosphate

Ideal phosphate range: 3.5 – 5.5mg/dL

 

Phosphate binder* acts as a sponge to remove phosphate

When do I take phosphate binder?

Will I feel different after taking my binder?

You may not feel anything, however with regular medication and low phosphate diet, you can see it working through your blood test results.

* Phosphate binder: Calcium acetate/ Calcium carbonate/ Lanthanum/ Sevelamer

** High phosphate snacks: egg/cheese sandwiches, sardine bun, chicken/char siew pow, nuts, seeds, milo or yoghurt

Consult your dietitian to provide specific recommendations based on your individual needs.

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