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Forsemer 400 mg Tablet

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Overview

Forsemer Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dyspepsia

How to use Forsemer Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Forsemer 400 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Forsemer Tablet works

Forsemer 400 mg Tablet inhibits the absorption of phosphate from the intestine and lower the phosphate levels in the blood.

Forsemer Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Forsemer 400 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Forsemer 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Forsemer 400 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE
Forsemer 400 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Forsemer 400 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, regular monitoring of calcium levels is advisable in these patients.
Liver
Forsemer 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Forsemer 400 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Forsemer Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Forsemer 400 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Forsemer 400 mg Tablet is used to control blood phosphate level in patients that are on dialysis treatment.
  • You must take it with food and stick to the diet prescribed by your doctor.
  • You may develop low levels of calcium, folic acid, and vitamins A,D,E, and K in your blood. Your doctor may prescribe supplements, if necessary.
  • Avoid taking any other medicine 1 hour before or 3 hours after taking Forsemer 400 mg Tablet.
  • Inform your doctor if you have nausea, vomiting, constipation, pain in the abdomen, or if you have undergone any major stomach surgery.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Forsemer with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Forsemer if I feel well?

No, keep using Forsemer as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Forsemer can increase the phosphate levels in your body, which can lead to diarrhea and hardening of soft tissue.

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