How to Lower High Phosphorus Level for Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

2019-01-16 16:35

Question: My husband is on peritoneal dialysis. His phosphorus level is high. He takes renvela, but it doesn’t seem to lower the level much. Is there anything else we should be doing?

How to Lower High Phosphorus Level for Peritoneal Dialysis PatientsAnswer: Renvela is also known as sevelamer carbonate. It is used to lower high blood phosphorus levels in patients who are on dialysis due to severe kidney disease. Dialysis removes some phosphate from the blood, but it is difficult to remove enough to keep phosphate levels balanced. You said both dialysis and the medicine can not remove the excess phosphorus from the blood. If so, he has to try some other medications to lower phosphorus level, otherwise persistent high blood phosphorus level can cause a series of symptoms, such as skin itching, low calcium associated symptoms like muscle cramp, numbness, etc.

Alternatives to lower high phosphorus level for dialysis patients

In our hospital, Toxin-Removing Treatment is often used. This is a systemic treatment, which is made up of various therapies, such as Plasma Exchange, Ozone Therapy, Negative Oxygen Ion Infusion Therapy, oral Chinese medicine, external therapies (like Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, and Acupuncture), Cytokine Infusion Therapy, etc. Those therapies can work together to increase urination, improve bowel movement and make you sweating so as to eliminate waste products and extra fluid from the blood. They can also dilate blood vessels and remove stasis to improve blood circulation and increase blood flow into kidneys so that enough essential elements such oxygen, nutrients and active ingredients of medicine can be transported into nidus to speed up kidney recovery. Moreover, they can inhibit renal inflammation and control the disease from getting worse.

After about one week’s treatment, there will be a lot of cotton-like substances in urine, which are those wastes being passed out.

After about half month’s treatment, his high phosphorus level will be reduced. And high creatinine, urea and uric acid level will drop as well.

After about one month’s treatment, his medical condition will be under control, and renal function will get improved.

How to lower high phosphorus level for peritoneal dialysis patients? Besides dialysis and medicine, you can try Toxin-Removing Treatment. For more information on our hospital and our treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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