Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Eliphos
  2. PhosLo
  3. Phoslyra

Descriptions


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

Calcium acetate works by binding with the phosphate in the food you eat, so that it is eliminated from the body without being absorbed.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution
  • Tablet
  • Capsule

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