Fosrenol Dosage

Generic name: lanthanum carbonate
Drug class: Phosphate bindersMedically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  CHEWABLE: 500 mg, 750 mg, 1000 mg; PWDR: 750 mg per pkt, 1000 mg per pkt

Hyperphosphatemia, ESRD

[1500-3000 mg/day PO divided tid]
Start: 500 mg PO tid; Max: 4500 mg/day; Info: may titrate dose by 750 mg/day q2-3wk to target serum PO4 levels; give w/ or immediately after meals; chew completely or crush tab before swallowing

Renal dosing

renal impairment: not defined; ESRD: no adjustment
HD/PD: no adjustment; no supplement

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]
SRC: NLM .