Generated: December 18, 2017
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Details for Patent: 5,753,706
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Summary for Patent: 5,753,706
|Title:|| Methods for treating renal failure|
|Abstract:||Methods of controlling phosphate metabolism and metabolic acidosis in patients suffering from renal failure and associated hyperphosphatemia or patients predisposed to development of a hyperphosphatemic condition are provided. The method in accordance with this invention comprises administering to a patient a ferric-containing compound selected from the group consisting of ferric citrate, ferric acetate, and combinations thereof. Therapeutic benefit can be realized in accordance with such method by administering the compound orally to a patient to contact and bind with ingested phosphate in the patient's digestive tract, and thereby prevent its intestinal absorption.|
|Inventor(s):|| Hsu; Chen Hsing (Ann Harbor, MI) |
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|Use; Composition; Dosage form; |
International Patent Family for Patent: 5,753,706
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