Lanthonate (500 mg) 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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Drug information on Lanthonate (500 mg) (Lanthanum Carbonate) from Micro Labs Ltd (India)
Drug Name : Lanthanum Carbonate
Lanthanum Carbonate(Fosrenol) generic Lanthonate (500 mg) 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.
More Info about Lanthanum Carbonate
Trade Names for Lanthanum Carbonate
PO- Initial dose is 750 mg to 1.5 g/day in divided doses.
Stomach upset, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea and constipation.
Problems with the dialysis graft, headache, dizziness and blurred vision.
It comes as a chewable tablet to take by mouth with food.
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.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at controlled room temperature (59° to 86°F). Protect from moisture.