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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Inophos. Please consult your doctor.
Inophos may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Inophos is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Inophos alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and rea... View More
Inophos is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Inophos is recommended. However, regular monitoring of calcium levels is a... View More
Inophos is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Inophos may not be needed in the... View More
Inophos is used to treat increased phosphate level in the blood. It is used in patients who are on dialysis due to severe kidney disease. It inhibits th... View More
Uses of Inophos
- High phosphate levels in blood
Side effects of Inophos
- Upper abdominal pain
How to use Inophos
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. Inophos is to be taken wit... View More
How Inophos works
Inophos inhibits the absorption of phosphate from the intestine and lower the phosphate levels in the blood.
What if you forget to take Inophos?
If you miss a dose of Inophos, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Inophos is used to control blood phosphate level in patients that are on dialysis treatment.
- You must take it with food and stick to the diet prescribed by your doctor.
- You may develop low levels of calcium, folic acid, and vitamins A,D,E, and K in your blood. Your doctor may prescribe supplements, if necessary.
- Avoid taking any other medicine 1 hour before or 3 hours after taking Inophos.
- Inform your doctor if you have nausea, vomiting, constipation, pain in the abdomen, or if you have undergone any major stomach surgery.
Should be taken with food.
End-Stage Renal Disease Hemodialysis; hyperphosphatemia Initial dose Serum PO4 >9 mg/dL [2.91 mmol/L]: 1600 mg PO q8hr with meals Serum PO4 7.5-9 ... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Hypophosphatemia or bowel obstruction.
Mode of Action
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Patients w/ dysphagia, swallowing disorders, severe GI motility disorders, active inflammatory bowel disease or major GI tract surgery. Pregnancy and la... View More
>10% Vomiting (22%),Nausea (20%),Diarrhea (19%),Dyspepsia (16%),Nasopharyngitis (14%),Limb pain (13%),Pruritus (13%),Arthralgia (12%),Bronchitis (11%),... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More