What is Phosphate?

Category: Supplements

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See also: Seriphos

Phosphates are used as dietary supplements for patients who are unable to get enough phosphorus in their regular diet, usually because of certain illnesses or diseases. Phosphate is the drug form (salt) of phosphorus.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Phosphate

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Phosphate

Dosage Patients
1,000 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Phosphate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Phosphate

Duration

Currently taking Phosphate

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Phosphate

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Phosphate.