PHOSLO Rx

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PHOSLO

Hyperphosphatemia
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Calcium acetate 667mg (elemental calcium 169mg); gelcaps.

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Indications for PHOSLO:

Hyperphosphatemia in end stage renal failure.

Adult:

1334mg with meals; usual max 2668mg per meal. Adjust dose to keep serum phosphate <6mg/dL.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Hypercalcemia.

Warnings/Precautions:

Monitor serum calcium and phosphorus. Pregnancy (Cat.C).

Interactions:

Avoid digitalis, calcium supplements, antacids. May inhibit tetracycline absorption.

Pharmacological Class:

Phosphate regulator.

Adverse Reactions:

Hypercalcemia, nausea.

How Supplied:

Gelcaps—200

PHOSLO 667mg capsules (Qty:90)

appx. price $72.00