Calcibind (Oral)


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Calcibind (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Calcibind (Oral)

Calcibind (Oral) Medication Classification

SODIUM CELLULOSE PHOSPHATE (By mouth)

Calcibind (Oral) Brandname

Calcibind

Calcibind (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Sodium Cellulose Phosphate (SOE-dee-um SELL-yoo-lose FOS-fate) Lowers high calcium levels in urine. Helps keeps kidney stones from forming in patients who absorb too much calcium from food.

When To Not Use Calcibind (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to cellulose sodium phosphate or if you have bone problems such as osteoporosis.

How Should You Use Calcibind (Oral)

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  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use and how often.
  • Mix your dose of this medicine in a glass of water, a soft drink, or fruit juice. Do not mix with milk or products that have electrolytes such as Gatorade® or Poweraid®.
  • For the medicine to work, you should take it with meals or within 30 minutes of your meals.
  • Drink plenty of fluids to make sure you urinate 8 cups each day.
  • Your doctor may ask you to collect your urine for a 24-hour period so it can be tested.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Use the missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Calcibind (Oral) Storage

Store Calcibind (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Calcibind (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Calcibind (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Your doctor will tell you what foods to avoid to limit the amount of calcium in your diet. Dairy foods such as milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream are high in calcium. Make sure you follow your doctor's instructions.
  • You may also be told to reduce the amount of salty foods you eat.
  • Avoid eating foods that have oxalate, such as chocolate, spinach, rhubarb, brewed tea, cranberries, gooseberries, or beet leaves.
  • You should not use vitamin C supplements while using this medicine.
  • Your doctor may tell you to take magnesium while you are being treated with medicine. You should not use magnesium or medicines that might have magnesium (such as some laxatives and antacids) within 1 hour of your dose of sodium cellulose phosphate.

Calcibind (Oral) Warnings

  • Talk with your doctor before using this drug if you have heart failure.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Your doctor may schedule blood tests to make sure the medicine is working and is not causing harmful side effects. Try not to miss any appointments.

Calcibind (Oral) Side Effects

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

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