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To reduce serum phosphate in patients with ESRD FOSRENOL Oral Powder:
Added to applesauce. Adding to administration options.

  • With a familiar dosing schedule and flexible dosing strengths1

  • Start with a divided total daily dose of 1500 mg, taken with meals
  • Titrate the dose every 2 to 3 weeks until an acceptable serum phosphate level is reached
  • Monitor serum phosphate levels during titration and regularly afterward
  • Doses were generally titrated in increments of 750 mg/day. In clinical studies with the FOSRENOL Chewable Tablet, most patients required a total daily dose of 1500 mg to 3000 mg to reduce serum phosphorus levels to < 6.0 mg/dL

Sprinkle and eat1

  • Instruct patients to sprinkle the powder on a small quantity of applesauce or other similar food. The food should be consumed immediately

Instruct patients that they MUST NOT1...

  • open a FOSRENOL Oral Powder packet before they are ready to use it
  • attempt to dissolve FOSRENOL Oral Powder in liquid because it is insoluble
  • store food mixed with FOSRENOL Oral Powder for future use

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Indication

FOSRENOL is indicated to reduce serum phosphate in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD).

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Important Safety Information

Indication

FOSRENOL is indicated to reduce serum phosphate in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD).

Please click here for Full Prescribing Information.

Reference: 1. FOSRENOL [package insert]. Lexington, MA: Shire US Inc.