Forsemer 800mg Tablet

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Introduction

Forsemer 800mg Tablet is used to treat increased phosphate levels in the blood. It is used in patients who are on dialysis due to severe kidney disease. It inhibits the absorption of phosphate from the intestine and lowers the phosphate levels in the blood.

Forsemer 800mg Tablet should be taken with food. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it regularly and at a fixed time each day to get the maximum benefit of the medicine.

Forsemer 800mg Tablet may cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation, and diarrhea. You may also develop low levels of calcium, folic acid, and vitamins A, D, E, and K in your blood. Take necessary supplements as advised by your doctor.

Uses of Forsemer Tablet

Benefits of Forsemer Tablet

In High phosphate levels in blood

Our body needs phosphate for various life functions such as strengthening of bones and teeth, production of energy, and forming outer layers of cells in our body called the cell membrane. But too much phosphate in our blood can cause serious complications such as heart attack, stroke as well as kidney damage. Forsemer 800mg Tablet helps to lower the phosphate levels in our blood and prevents these complications particularly in patients who are on dialysis and are unable to get rid of excess phosphate levels through kidneys. Take Forsemer 800mg Tablet as prescribed by the doctor to get the most of this medicine.

Side effects of Forsemer Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Forsemer

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea

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 800mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Forsemer Tablet works

Forsemer 800mg Tablet inhibits the absorption of phosphate from the intestine and lower the phosphate levels in the blood.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Forsemer 800mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Forsemer 800mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Forsemer 800mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Forsemer 800mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Forsemer 800mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Forsemer 800mg Tablet is recommended.
However, regular monitoring of calcium levels is advisable in these patients.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Forsemer 800mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Forsemer 800mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Forsemer Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Forsemer 800mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Forsemer 800mg 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 800mg Tablet.
  • Inform your doctor if you have nausea, vomiting, constipation, pain in the abdomen, or if you have undergone any major stomach surgery.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Epoxide
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OTHERS
Action Class
Phosphorous binder

Interaction with drugs

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Q. Is Forsemer 800mg Tablet taken with food?

Yes, Forsemer 800mg Tablet can be taken with food. It is recommended to take 1-2 tablets (based on individual needs) thrice daily. It is important to take it with meals because Forsemer 800mg Tablet works by binding to phosphate from food. Take it exactly as advised by your doctor.

Q. Can Forsemer 800mg Tablet be crushed?

No, you should not crush, chew, or break Forsemer 800mg Tablet into pieces. You should swallow it as a whole with water.

Q. Why is it important for me to take Forsemer 800mg Tablet?

It is important to take Forsemer 800mg Tablet as patients undergoing dialysis cannot control the phosphate levels in their blood, especially after a meal. When the level of phosphate exceeds above the range in the blood, it may cause problems such as itchy skin, red eyes, high blood pressure, bone pain, and also increase the risk of fractures. These increased serum phosphate levels are reduced by Forsemer 800mg Tablet, as it binds phosphate from food in the digestive tract.

Q. Does Forsemer 800mg Tablet cause constipation?

A common side effect of Forsemer 800mg Tablet is constipation, though it does not occur in everyone. The other common side effects of the stomach and intestine include diarrhea, indigestion, flatulence, and pain in the abdomen. Immediately consult your doctor if these side effects become severe and disturb you.

Q. Who should not take Forsemer 800mg Tablet?

Patients who are allergic to Forsemer 800mg Tablet and who have low levels of phosphate in blood should avoid taking Forsemer 800mg Tablet. Additionally, patients having intestinal obstruction should also avoid using Forsemer 800mg Tablet.

Q. Can I take ciprofloxacin while I am taking Forsemer 800mg Tablet?

Ciprofloxacin may interfere with the working of Forsemer 800mg Tablet and therefore it should not be taken at the same time as Forsemer 800mg Tablet. However, if taken together then a gap of at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking Forsemer 800mg Tablet should be maintained.

Q. How long do I need to take Forsemer 800mg Tablet?

Continue taking Forsemer 800mg Tablet as long as recommended by your doctor. Forsemer 800mg Tablet lowers your dietary phosphate levels but does not cure your disease. Hence, you may have to take it lifelong, as stopping Forsemer 800mg Tablet may increase your phosphate levels.

Q. Do I need to have any tests while taking Forsemer 800mg Tablet?

Yes, serum phosphate levels should be monitored regularly while you are taking Forsemer 800mg Tablet. Also, the use of Forsemer 800mg Tablet may decrease the levels of vitamin D, A, E, K, and folic acid and hence the levels need to be monitored during the treatment.

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: November, 2021

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