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    Lanthanum Carbonate

    Information about Lanthanum Carbonate

    Lanthanum carbonate uses

    Lanthanum Carbonate is used in the treatment of increased phosphate levels in blood. It is used in patients with kidney problems and on dialysis.

    How lanthanum carbonate works

    Lanthanum Carbonate inhibits the absorption of phosphate from the intestine and lower the phosphate levels in the blood.

    Common side effects of lanthanum carbonate

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

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    Expert advice for Lanthanum Carbonate

    • 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).

    Content on this page was last updated on 07 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)