Therapeutics & Vaccines
Compositions And Methods For Treating Hyperphosphatemia In Humans
Inventors: Mark Cook, Keith Crawford, Erica Hellestad, Christian Helvig, Martin Petkovich
A method for reducing phosphate absorption in a human or non-human animal subject at risk of developing or having developed hyperphosphatemia is disclosed. The method includes the step of administering orally to the subject an anti-intestinal sodium phosphate cotransporter type 2B (Npt2B) antibody in an amount effective to reduce or maintain the serum phosphate concentration in the subject.