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Fosbait 500 Chewable Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Fosbait 500 Chewable Tablet is used to treat increased phosphate level 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 lower the phosphate levels in the blood.

Fosbait 500 Chewable 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 maximum benefit of the medicine.

Using of Fosbait 500 Chewable Tablet may cause side effects such as headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation and diarrhea. If you experience any other symptoms which you think may be caused due to the medicine, inform your doctor.

Uses of Fosbait Chewable Tablet

Side effects of Fosbait Chewable Tablet

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased calcium level in blood

How to use Fosbait Chewable Tablet

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Fosbait 500 Chewable Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Fosbait Chewable Tablet works

Fosbait 500 Chewable 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 Fosbait 500 Chewable Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fosbait 500 Chewable 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fosbait 500 Chewable 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
UNSAFE
Fosbait 500 Chewable Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Dizziness and vertigo (a feeling of dizziness or “spinning”) are uncommon side effects reported by patients taking Fosbait 500 Chewable Tablet
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fosbait 500 Chewable Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fosbait 500 Chewable Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Fosbait 500 Chewable Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Fosbait Chewable Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Fosbait 500 Chewable Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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

Quick Tips

  • Fosbait 500 Chewable 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 Fosbait 500 Chewable Tablet.
  • Inform your doctor if you have nausea, vomiting, constipation, pain in the abdomen, or if you have undergone any major stomach surgery.

Patient Concerns

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Ambala- Chandigarh Highway, Lalru – 140501, Punjab
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