Disease Information for Lanthanum carbonate (Fosrenal) Administration/Toxicity

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Phosphate Serum (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hypophosphatemia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Phosphate binder (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
La element, Lanthanum, Lanthanum (substance), Brand name/Fosrenal (Lanthanum carbonate) chewable
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 250 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 500 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose Chewable form
DRUG/Dose must be titrated to effect
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Lanthanum carbonate (Fosrenal) is a phosphate binder for end stage renal disease; 250 and 500 mgm tabs at 750-1500 mgmper day in devided doses [titrate every 2 to 3 weeks]; new drug 2005; chewable tabs [before swallowing dose]; Shire Pharmaceuticals

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