Fosbait Lanthanum 500 mg Tablets
WHAT IS FOSBAIT 500 MG TABLETS ?
Fosbait tablets are a phosphate binder. It works by blocking the absorption of phosphate, which reduces phosphate and calcium phosphate levels in the blood.
WHAT IS THE USE OF FOSBAIT 500 MG TABLETS ?
Lanthanum carbonate tablets are used for reducing blood phosphate levels in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS OF FOSBAIT 500 MG TABLETS ?
Diarrhea; mild stomach pain; nausea; vomiting.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); severe or persistent constipation, diarrhea, nausea, stomach cramping or pain, or vomiting.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
WHAT IS THE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION OF FOSBAIT 500 MG TABLETS ?
- Tell your doctor or dentist that you take lanthanum carbonate tablets before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery.
- Serious stomach or bowel blockage has happened with lanthanum carbonate tablets.
- Lanthanum carbonate tablets may interfere with stomach x-rays. Be sure your doctor and lab personnel know you are taking lanthanum carbonate tablets.
- PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: Avoid becoming pregnant while you are taking it. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use lanthanum carbonate tablets, check with your doctor.