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Calcium carbonate (tums) dose:

500mg 3X daily with meals
do not exceed 1500mg/d elemental calcium

2

Calcium acetate (PhosLo)

2-3 tablets 3X daily with meals
do not exceed 1500mg/d elemental calcium
(169mg/tablet)

3

calcium acetate compared to calcium carbonate

calcium acetate will bind twice as much phosphate compared to calcium carbonate
may produce few hypercalcemic events

4

Sevelamer carbonate (Renvela) dose:

phose>5.5-=7.5mg/dL 1600mg 3X daily

5

Sevelamer carbonate (Renvela) adverse effects

GI upset, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
(decreased LDL by 15-30%
decreased uric acid, good for Gout)

6

Lanthanum carbonate (Fosrenol) dose:

250-750mg 3X daily with meals
(chew tab 500, 750, 1000mg)
may titrate to 1500-300mg per day

7

Lanthanum carbonate (Fosrenol) adverse effects

GI, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea

8

Sucroferric oxyhydroxide (Velphoro) dose:

on dialysis
500mg chewable tablet 3X daily with meals

9

Sucroferric oxyhydroxide (Velphoro) adverse effects

darkened stools
GI
DO NOT give with levothyroxine or paricalcitrol

10

Auryxia (ferric citrate) dose

2 tablets 3X daily with meals
each tablet 1g ferric citrate

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Auryxia (ferric citrate) adverse effects

discolored feces
GI