Interaction Details

There were no interactions found between Sevelamer and Fucus Vesiculosus. This does not mean the potential for an interaction does not exist, however. There is often a lack of studies and data surrounding traditional medicine, especially concerning drug interactions, so it is important to always consult your provider before making any changes to your medication regimen.


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Fucus Vesiculosus Overview

Fucus Vesiculosus Fucus vesiculosus, also known as bladderwrack, is a type of brown seaweed found in both the Atlantic and Pacific ocean. It is a source of several nutrients, including iodine, potassium, and manganese. In traditional medicine, Fucus vesiculosus has been used to help support the thyroid gland and may have anti-inflammatory effects. It is most commonly used in topical preparations versus in oral ones as is high in iodine and may cause thyroid problems if used in excess.
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Sevelamer Overview

  • Sevelamer is used to control high blood levels of phosphorus in people with chronic kidney disease who are on dialysis (medical treatment to clean the blood when the kidneys are not working properly). Sevelamer is in a class of medications called phosphate binders. It binds phosphorus that you get from foods in your diet and prevents it from being absorbed into your blood stream.

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Fucus Vesiculosus - More Interactions

Fucus Vesiculosus interacts with 845 drugs

Interaction Rating Key

These severity listings are for informational use only. Never start, stop or otherwise change your therapy before speaking with your provider.

Major The combined use of these agents is strongly discouraged as serious side effects or other negative outcomes could occur.
Moderate Use cautiously under the care of a healthcare professional or avoid this combination. A significant interaction or negative outcome could occur.
Minor Be aware that there is a chance of an interaction. Watch for warning signs of a potential interaction.
Unknown No interactions have been reported or no interaction data is currently available.

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