What is Kidney Disease?

Kidney disease causes waste buildup in the body. Symptoms include swollen ankles, fatigue, vomiting, and poor sleep.

Treatment includes taking medications and hospitalization. Common drug classes used to treat kidney disease are erythropoiesis-stimulating agents, calcimimetics, Vitamin D analogues, and phosphate binders.

Savings Tips for Kidney Disease

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    August 20, 2014

    For many Americans with health insurance, more than 40 popular brand-name drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2015. Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handle pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing over 40 drugs from their formularies at the end of 2014. This is in addition to the more than 50 drugs removed last year.

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Popular Kidney Disease Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Phosphate Binders 517 See Prices
Calcimimetics 756 See Prices
Phosphate Binders 36 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Kidney Disease Drug Classes

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