Phostat Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Zydus Cadila
  • Composition : Calcium Acetate 667mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Hypocalcemia
  • Estimated Price : 38.50 For 10 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Phostat Tablet

Phostat Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Hypocalcemia

Side effects of Phostat Tablet

The most common side effects of Phostat Tablet are - Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Phostat Tablet

Do not use Phostat Tablet if you are allergic to - Calcium Acetate

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Phostat Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Phostat Tablet works

Phostat Tablet contains - Calcium Acetate

Calcium acetate is used to treat hyperphosphatemia (too much phosphate in the blood) in patients with end stage kidney disease who are on dialysis.

Dosage of Phostat Tablet

The dosage of Phostat Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Phostat Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Phostat Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Interaction

Drug :- aluminum-containing antacids: Enhanced aluminum absorption with use of calcium citrate.

atenolol: Decreased blood atenolol level andbeta blockade.

calcitonin: Possibly antagonized effects of calcitonin in hypercalcemia treatment calcium supplements, magnesium-containing.

preparations: Increased serum calcium or magnesium level, especially in patients with impaired renal function.

cellulose sodium phosphate: Decreased effectiveness of cellulose sodium phosphate in preventing hypercalciuria.

digitalis glycosides: Increased risk of arrhythmias.

estrogens, oral contraceptives estrogen-containing: Increased calcium absorption.

etidronate: Decreased etidronate absorption.

fluoroquinolones: Reduced fluoroquinolone absorption by calcium carbonate.

gallium nitrate: Antagonized effects of gallium.

nitrate iron salts: Decreased gastric iron absorption.

magnesium sulfate parenteral: Neutralized effects of magnesium by parenteral calcium.

neuromuscular blockers except succinylcholine: Possibly reversal of neuromuscular blockade by parenteral calcium salts, enhanced or prolonged neuromuscular.

blockade induced by tubocurarine.

norfloxacin: Decreased norfloxacin bioavailability.

phenytoin: Decreased bioavailability of phenytoin and calcium potassium phosphates, potassium and sodium.

phosphates: Increased risk of calcium deposition in soft tissue sodium bicarbonate: Possibly milk-alkali syndrome.

sodium fluoride: Reduced fluoride and calcium absorption.

sodium polystyrene sulfonate: Possibly metabolic alkalosis if patient has renal impairment.

tetracyclines: Decreased tetracycline absorption and blood level, leading to decreased anti-infective response thiazide diuretics: Possibly hypercalcemia.

verapamil: Reversed verapamil effects vitamin A more than 25,000 units daily: Possibly stimulation of bone loss, decreased effects of calcium supplementation, and hypercalcemia.

vitamin D high doses: Excessively increased calcium absorption.

Food :- caffeine, high-fiber food: Possibly decreased calcium absorption.

Activity :- alcohol use excessive, smoking: Possibly decreased calcium absorption.

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