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FOSRENOL is a phosphate binder indicated to reduce serum phosphate in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD).

Management of elevated serum phosphorus levels in end stage renal disease patients usually includes all of the following: reduction in dietary intake of phosphate, removal of phosphate by dialysis and reduction of intestinal phosphate absorption with phosphate binders.


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Other Information

FOSRENOL contains lanthanum carbonate (2:3) hydrate with molecular formula La2(CO3)3 xH2O (on average x=4-5 moles of water) and molecular weight 457.8 (anhydrous mass). Lanthanum (La) is a naturally occurring rare earth element. Lanthanum carbonate is practically insoluble in water.

Each FOSRENOL, white to off-white, chewable tablet contains lanthanum carbonate hydrate equivalent to 500, 750, or 1000 mg of elemental lanthanum and the following inactive ingredients: dextrates (hydrated) NF, colloidal silicon dioxide NF, magnesium stearate NF.

FOSRENOL does not contain calcium or aluminum.

Fosrenol Manufacturers

  • Cardinal Health
    Fosrenol (Lanthanum Carbonate) Tablet, Chewable [Cardinal Health]
  • Shire Us Manufacturing Inc.
    Fosrenol (Lanthanum Carbonate) Tablet, Chewable Fosrenol (Lanthanum Carbonate) Powder [Shire Us Manufacturing Inc.]

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