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Addphos Granules

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Overview

Introduction

Addphos Granules is used in the treatment of high calcium levels in the blood and hyperparathyroidism. It is also used to treat low blood phosphate level.

Addphos Granules can be taken with or without food. It should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not stop taking the medicine even if you feel better unless the doctor tells you so.

The medicine is generally well tolerated, however, it may cause nausea and diarrhea in some people. Let your doctor know if any of these side effects do not go away with time or get worse. Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any problems with your kidney or liver. You should also tell your doctor all the other medications you are taking.

Side effects of Addphos Granules

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Nausea
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop from feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Diarrhea
    Keep up your intake of fluids and electrolytes (sugars and salts) to avoid getting dehydrated. Eat less fiber (avoid raw fruits, fruit juice and vegetables). Talk to your doctor about possible medication to manage diarrhea. Ask about reducing the dosage of your drug or other suitable treatments.

How to use Addphos Granules

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately. Addphos Granules may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Addphos Granules works

Addphos Granules works by binding with calcium which makes their level go back to normal.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Addphos Granules. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Addphos Granules is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Addphos Granules is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Addphos Granules does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Addphos Granules should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Addphos Granules may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Addphos Granules in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Addphos Granules helps treat high calcium level in blood that may have been caused due to an overactive parathyroid gland or some type of cancer.
  • It may also be used to treat low blood phosphate level.
  • Do not take antacids (to reduce the acid level of your stomach) while taking this medicine as they may reduce the efficacy of this medication.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests to monitor the levels of calcium and phosphate in your blood while you are taking this medicine.
  • Avoid other supplements containing calcium while you are taking this medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of kidney or heart disease.

Patient Concerns

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I am very tensed . My parathyroid hormone is very high . PTH - 110.4 . Please help me and suggest me proper medicines . Please advice me as soon as possible . I am also facing respiratory problems , for that i am consulting a doctor but for PTH please help me .
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
In primary hyperparathyroidism, an enlargement of one or more of the parathyroid glands causes overproduction of the hormone, resulting in high levels of calcium in the blood (hypercalcemia), which can cause a variety of health problems. Surgery is the most common treatment for primary hyperparathyroidism
Blood Sugar levels high Fasting 207 PP 357 How to bring the levels down?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
Need to proper investigate and examine. So plz consult doctor nearby.or you can consult me at snergy multiple speciality clinic RD CITY ,BALJEET COMPLEX NEAR SRS MARKET SECTOR 52 gurgaon 9XXXXXX .Advice to maintain calories intake as per weight ,regular walk or aerobic exercises ,on time take your medicines and once a month visit your diabetologist for routine examination and investigations. Will definitely controlled your sugar and u can live healthy life.
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References
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Steadfast MediShield Pvt. Ltd, Plot # 330, Functional Industrial Estate, Patparganj, Delhi - 110 092
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20.5
3.2 gm in 1 sachet
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