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Drug information on Lanthonate (250mg) (Lanthanum Carbonate) from Micro Labs Ltd. (Foresee)

Lanthonate (250mg)

Micro Labs Ltd. (Foresee)
Generic : Lanthanum Carbonate
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Drug Name : Lanthanum Carbonate

Lanthanum Carbonate(Fosrenol) generic Lanthonate (250mg) is a phosphate binder, prescribed to reduce serum phosphate in patients with end stage renal disease. It blocks the absorption of phosphate in the body.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Lanthonate (250mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Lanthonate (250mg)

   Gastrointestinal : Stomach upset, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea and constipation.

   Miscellaneous : Problems with the dialysis graft, headache, dizziness and blurred vision.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- Initial dose is 750 mg to 1.5 g/day in divided doses.

How to use Lanthonate (250mg)?

It comes as a chewable tablet to take by mouth with food.

When is Lanthonate (250mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Lanthonate (250mg)

It may cause dizziness, drowsiness. Do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Caution needed while using in patients with history of ulcer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, bowel obstruction and during pregnancy.

Other Precautions for Lanthonate (250mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Lanthonate (250mg)

Store it at controlled room temperature (59° to 86°F). Protect from moisture.

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