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Lanum 667 MG Tablet 10

Lanum 667 MG Tablet 10


    • Rs. 36.00

    Uses :

    Calcium acetate is a mineral element required for several functions in the human body. Calcium acetate uses in the drug form mainly include lowering of raised phosphate levels in the blood. It is given as a part of treatment for chronic kidney disease.

    Mode of drug action

    Calcium acetate binds to the phosphate molecule and forms a complex molecule which gets eliminated from the body without further absorption.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of calcium acetate are high calcium levels in the blood, nausea and diarrhea.


    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • It is not advisable to take Lanum tablet if an allergic reaction has been experienced with calcium acetate in the past.

    • Do not take the tab Lanum if high levels of calcium or low levels of phosphate are present in the blood.

    • This medicine should be avoided by the individuals with decalcifying tumors, severe kidney failure, constipation, bone decalcification, and calcium containing kidney stones.

    • Taking Lanum tab with other medicines can affect the absorption of the co-administered drug. Therefore, consult a doctor for help. It is especially important to inform a doctor if digoxin (a drug used for heart failure, irregular heart rate, etc.) has to be taken.

    • Avoid any other calcium supplements while taking Lanum.

    • Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take Lanum as per the doctor’s advice. Pregnant women are more likely to have high calcium levels usually due to the co-administration of vitamin D.

    • Giving the medicine for a child needs a doctor’s consultation.

    • Follow the doctor’s recommendations for calcium acetate dosage. Do not take larger or smaller doses, by deviating from the prescription.

    • For further safety details go through the package insert.

    What else should I know?

    1. Can I drive after taking Lanum? Lanum medicine is not known to impact your ability to drive. So you may drive after taking this medicine.

    2. Should I take calcium acetate tablets with food? Take the calcium acetate tablets during or immediately after meals. Take them with every meal.

    3. Should I worry if I miss a dose of Lanum medicine? You need not worry if your forget taking a dose. Simply take the next dose at its scheduled time. However, don’t take double dose at once.

    4. Can I take antacids with calcium acetate? Calcium acetate can reduce the absorption of certain antacids when taken together. So, take only those antacids prescribed by your doctor while using calcium tablets.

    5. What should I do if I have constipation with calcium acetate drug? Constipation is a serious side effect with calcium acetate. You should stop taking the medicine and call up for a doctor’s help.

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