Fosrenol Chewable Tablet 1000Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Fosrenol: Chewable tablet (1000mg)

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Fosrenol 1000mg Chw Tab
Shire US Inc
Pill Identification: S405 1000 

What is this Medicine?

LANTHANUM CARBONATE (LAN tha num KAR bon ate) is a binding agent. This medicine is used to decrease the amount of phosphate in your blood that may build up due to kidney disease.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Fosrenol: Chewable tablet(1000mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Fosrenol 1000mg Chewable Tablet

NDC: 540920254
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hyperphosphatemia

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Fosrenol 1000mg Chewable Tablet
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Shire US Inc
Pill Identification: S405 1000 
Shape: round
Color: white
Drug Image file DrugItem_9783.JPG
Shire US Inc
Pill Identification: S405 1000 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Fosrenol 1000mg Chewable Tablet

Stomach Pain Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
7.0-18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
7.0-18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
7.0-18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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