chewing gum is composed of 20 mg of Chitosan
linear polysaccharide of randomly distributed acetylated and
glucosamine, Has been developed into a chewing gum for use as a
adjunct to Sevelamer carbonate in Hyperphosphatemia.
chewing gum to be chewed for 1 hr – twice a day
Mechanism of action
of action to decrease serum and salivary phosphate levels
million cases of CRF in India, attending Dialysis
Approximately 200,000 cases of ESRD incidence
ESRD incidence due to Diabetes as risk factor.
(all new diabetics tgt. Popluation)
chewing gum that has dual role to bind salivary & serum
Sevelamer as phosphate binder
10 gums in
gum that has novel application to bind serum & salivary