What is Lanthanum carbonate?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Fosrenol


Lanthanum carbonate is the generic for Fosrenol, which is used to decrease blood phosphate levels in patients chronic kidney disease.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lanthanum carbonate

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Lanthanum carbonate

Dosage Patients
1,000 mg three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Lanthanum carbonate

Multiple reasons could be selected

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


Currently taking Lanthanum carbonate

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Lanthanum carbonate

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Lanthanum carbonate after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Sevelamer (Renvela) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Lanthanum carbonate.