This medication is a phosphate-binding agent, prescribed for hyperphophataemia. It prevents phosphate absorbption into the blood stream.
Contraindicated in patients with bowel obstruction, hypophosphatemia, and hypersensitivity.
PO- The recommended starting dose is 800 to 1600 mg three times per day.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of difficulty in swallowing, stomach or bowel problem, and any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, indigestion, abdominal pain, flatulence and constipation.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (25°C).
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