Active Ingredient(s): Calcium Salts
FDA Approved: * December 10, 1990
Pharm Company: * NABI
Category: Vitamins & Supplements

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

PhosLo Overview

Calcium citrate is the calcium salt of citric acid. It is commonly used as a food additive (E333), usually as a preservative, but sometimes for flavor. In this sense, it is similar to sodium citrate. Calcium citrate is also found in some dietary calcium supplements (e.g. Citracal). Calcium makes up 24.1% of calcium citrate (anhydrous) and 21.1% of calcium citrate (tetrahydrate) by mass. The tetrahydrate occurs in nature as the mineral Earlandite. Contents 1 Chemical properties 2 Product...

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osteoporosis ## My name is Abdul Haseeb Abbasi ## Hello Abdul, I believe you are referring to PhosLo. This medication belongs to the drug class "minerals and electrolytes" and is used in the treatment of Hyperphosphatemia; an electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally elevated level of phosphate in the blood. Some side effects of this medication include (but are not limited to): nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, constipation, dry mouth or increased thirst, or urinating more than usual. You can learn more about this drug on the page for PhosLo Details Please post back if you have anymore questions!


## Where is there a financial patient assistance program for Phoslo? ## Many prescription drug manufacturers have programs specifically for the products they make, so you can try contacting the manufacturer and asking them. Another alternative would be to ask your doctor about an over the counter equivelent, you would have to take more of the medication to hit the same dose, but it might be cheaper that way. ## Generic for Phoslo (Calcium Acetate) is used to treat hyperphosphatemia (high blood phosphate levels) in patients with kidney disease.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Calcium Salts
  • Capsule: 333.5mg, 500mg, 667mg, eq 169mg calcium, eq 84.5mg calcium
  • Injection: 0.5mEq/ml, 10%, 220mg/ml, 50mg, 50mg/10ml + 50mg/10ml, 50mg/ml, Combo
  • Syrup: 1.8g/5ml
  • Tablet: 1g, 200mg, 250mg, 325mg, 336mg, 500mg, 650mg, 667mg, 950mg, eq 169mg calcium
  • Tablet, Effervescent: 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for PhosLo: (5 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 49230-640 Phoslo 667 mg Oral Capsule by Fresenius Medical Care North America
  • 54868-3460 Phoslo 667 mg Oral Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5691 Phoslo 667 mg Oral Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55154-7750 Phoslo 667 mg Oral Capsule by Cardinal Health
  • 59730-6401 Phoslo 667 mg Oral Tablet by Nabi Biopharmaceuticals

Other drugs which contain Calcium Salts or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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