Foschek 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Foschek 500mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Increased phosphate levels in blood
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₹16.39/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Foschek Tablet

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Uses of Foschek Tablet

Foschek 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of increased phosphate levels in blood
It is used in patients with kidney problems and on dialysis.
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Side effects of Foschek Tablet

Common

Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Flatulence, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dyspepsia, Decreased calcium level in blood.

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How to use Foschek 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. It is better to take Foschek 500mg Tablet with food.

How Foschek Tablet works

Foschek 500mg tablet inhibits the absorption of phosphate from the intestine and lower the phosphate levels in the blood.

In Depth Information on Foschek Tablet

Expert advice for Foschek Tablet

• 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Foschek 500mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Foschek 500mg 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.
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Lactation
Foschek 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Dizziness and vertigo (a feeling of dizziness or “spinning”) are uncommon side effects reported by patients taking Foschek 500mg Tablet
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Kidney
Foschek 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Foschek 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Foschek
500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Lanthanum Carbonate, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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