Fosbait (Lanthanum Carbonate) is a prescription drug used to treat patients with kidney problems and on dialysis. It works by inhibitingthe absorption of phosphate from the intestine and helps in lowering the phosphate levels in the blood.
Manufacturer : Panacea Biotec Ltd.
Strengths available : 250mg & 500mg
Storage : Store at temperature between 15 °C – 25 °C
- Divide the total daily dose of Fosbait and take with or immediately after meals.
- The recommended initial total daily dose of Fosbait is 1500 mg.
- Titrate the dose every 2-3 weeks until an acceptable serum phosphate level is reached.
- Monitor serum phosphate levels as needed during dose titration and on a regular basis thereafter.
Most common side effects are Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Flatulence, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dyspepsia, Decreased calcium level in blood.
30 tablets (per strip of 250mg) & (bottle of 500mg)