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FOSCHEK 250MG TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 81.96 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each)
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Composition for FOSCHEK

Lanthanum Carbonate(250 mg)

food interaction for FOSCHEK

alcohol interaction for FOSCHEK

pregnancy interaction for FOSCHEK

lactation interaction for FOSCHEK

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Foschek 250mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Foschek 250mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Foschek 250mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for FOSCHEK

Lanthanum Carbonate(250 mg)

Uses

Foschek 250mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased phosphate levels in blood.

How it works

Lapain and swelling of the nthanum carbonate belongs to class of drugs called phosphate binder. It blocks the phosphate absorption from food thereby reducing phosphate and calcium phosphate levels in the blood.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for FOSCHEK

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Expert advice for FOSCHEK

• Lanthanum carbonate is not recommended in children.
• Inform your doctor that you are taking lanthanum carbonate as it interferes with stomach x-rays.
• You will be regularly monitored with lab test, including phosphate levels while using lanthanum carbonate
• Do not take non-prescription antacids while taking lanthanum carbonate.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• It should not be given to patients allergic to lanthanum carbonate or any of its ingredients.
• Lanthanum carbonate should not be given to patients having a blockage in bowels (eg, ileus, impaction).

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Content on this page was last updated on 25 April, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)