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What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Lanthanum?

(LAN tha num)

• This medicine is used to lower high phosphate levels.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Do not take other medicines within 2 hours of this medicine.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider that you use this medicine if getting x-rays around the belly.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Diarrhea.

• Constipation. More liquids, regular exercise, or a fiber-containing diet may help. Talk with healthcare provider about a stool softener...