Should be taken with food.
Patients with hypercalcaemia.
Mode of Action
Sequesters phosphate in the intestine by forming insoluble phosphates that are excreted faecally, thus reducing serum phosphate conc & secondary hyperpa... View More
Patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis. Renal impairment, diseases associated with hypercalcaemia such as sarcoidosis & some malignancies. Avoid in pa... View More
Arrhythmias,Hypomagnesemia,Hypophosphatemia,Hypotension,Nausea,Pruritus (rare),Weakness Hypercalcemia,Anorexia,Coma,Confusion,Delirium,Headache,Nausea,... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: C Maintenance of normal serum calcium levels is important for maternal and fetal well being; hypercalcemia during pregnancy may inc... View More
Tetracycline antibiotics, thiazide diuretics, vit D, corticosteroids, bisphosphonates, fluoride, some fluoroquinolones.