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Calcium Acetate

Popular Brands: : Phoslo, Calcium Acetate, Phoslyra, Phoslo Gelcaps, Eliphos
Official FDA Reports24,265
Social Media Events7
Total Posts144
Avg. Review Score2.88/ 5
Active Ingredients
  • Calcium Acetate
Approved Uses *

* Extracted from Drug Label

Manufacturers
  • Cypress Pharmaceutical Inc
  • Fresenius Medical Care North America
  • Roxane Laboratories Inc

  This report is for all products sharing this active ingredient. For more details, please use our Workbench for research on individual brands like Phoslo.

* Extracted from FDA Adverse Event Report

Explanation

The quarterly trend chart illustrates changing levels of adverse events over time. Results from both the FDA Adverse Event Database (FAERS) and adverse events extracted from social media by Druginformer are plotted side-by-side for easy comparison.


The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Calcium Acetate Side Effects

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* DrugInformer calculates alarm using a proprietary algorithm. Alarm should not be taken as an ofiicial signal from the FDA or other regulatory entity.


User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Calcium Acetate

Nausea

... patient for almost three years. Been on Phoslo the entire time. About 8 months into this I experienced cronic diarrhea and it hasn't stopped. That was almost two years ago. Nausua and diarrhea are...


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Diarrhoea

I have been a renal patient for almost three years. Been on Phoslo the entire time. About 8 months into this I experienced cronic diarrhea and it hasn't stopped. That was almost two years ago. Nau...


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Abdominal Discomfort

I take them and renagel and my phosphrus is still high. It upsets my stomach and the capsuls stick to my mouth making it hard to swallow them. I broke one open and it's just a pill in a capsule.


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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By jiffyner17 in fdb.rxlist.com on December 17, 2011 @ 12:00 am

I have ESRD and take 5 caps with meals 3 with snacks. When I do take pills during or right after eating, my phos levels are lower than not. Never had any side effects with this drug. Also equally effe...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Nausea, Diarrhoea

Posted By phoslouser in fdb.rxlist.com on April 18, 2010 @ 12:00 am

... patient for almost three years. Been on Phoslo the entire time. About 8 months into this I experienced cronic diarrhea and it hasn't stopped. That was almost two years ago. Nausua and diarrhea are...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Abdominal discomfort, Throat tightness

Posted By lauriemae in fdb.rxlist.com on October 8, 2009 @ 12:00 am

I take them and renagel and my phosphrus is still high. It upsets my stomach and the capsuls stick to my mouth making it hard to swallow them. I broke one open and it's just a pill in a capsule.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Abdominal discomfort, Dyspepsia

Posted By phoslo in fdb.rxlist.com on January 31, 2009 @ 12:00 am

Gives me an upset stomach

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Diarrhoea

Posted By Joan in fdb.rxlist.com on December 17, 2008 @ 12:00 am

Morning dosage can cause explosive diaherrea without much warning.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By holmeslift in fdb.rxlist.com on April 19, 2008 @ 12:00 am

i take three pills befor each meal and i still have high phosphate levels.my dr.says i need to increase to four.is there a limit on the amount you should take or does it matter?

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By holmeslift in fdb.rxlist.com on February 23, 2008 @ 12:00 am

i take three pills befor i eat and yet when i go to dialsis the nurse tells me my levels are to high.do i need to take more? any way they don't seem to work for me.plus they cost to much.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on October 15, 2003 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: none seems to be doing a good job removing phosphorous from my body which the kidney was not doing

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

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* About FAERS: The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) is used by FDA for activities such as looking for new safety concerns that might be related to a marketed product, evaluating a manufacturer's compliance to reporting regulations and responding to outside requests for information. Reporting of adverse events is a voluntary process, and not every report is sent to FDA and entered into FAERS. The FAERS database may contain duplicate reports, the report quality is variable, and many factors may influence reporting (e.g., media attention, length of time a drug is marketed, market share). For these reasons, FAERS case reports cannot be used to calculate incidence or estimates of risk for a particular product or compare risks between products.