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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended initial dose of PhosLo (calcium acetate tablet) for the adult dialysis patient is 2 tablets with each meal. The dosage may be increased gradually to bring the serum phosphate value below 6 mg/dl, as long as hypercalcemia does not develop. Most patients require 3-4 tablets with each meal.
In tablet form for oral administration. Each white round tablet contains 667 mg calcium acetate (anhydrous Ca(CH3COO)2; MW=158.17 grams) equal to 169 mg (8.45 mEq) calcium, and 10 mg of the inert binder, polyethylene glycol 8000.
Tablets NDC 59730-6401-1 Bottles of 200
Store at Controlled Room Temperature, 15°-30°C.
Manufactured for Nabi Biopharmaceuticals, Boca Raton, FL 33487. P 8/03This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/27/2009
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