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Phosphorus

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Last Updated: November 14, 2019

Phosphorus (active constituent) is used as a dietary supplement in patients who lack it in their daily diet. Decreased amount of phosphorus in the diet is usually caused by illnesses and diseases. It also stops the growth of calcium stones in the urinary tract.

Inform your doctor, if you have any current medication or medical problems such as burns, heart disease, rickets, dehydration, edema, high blood pressure, liver disease, etc.

The dosage depends on your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. It is recommended to use the medicine as prescribed by your doctor or health care professional.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.

This drug is used to treat:

  • Nutritional Deficiencies

Some of the side effects caused by this drug are:

  • Confusion

  • Convulsions

  • Headache

  • Muscle Cramps

  • Weight Gain

  • Weakness

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Women who are pregnant must take medical help before using this drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Please consult your doctor before consuming this medicine if you are breastfeeding.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Phosphorus as ingredient

The medication is a diet supplement that is prescribed to patients of rickets, kidney stones, liver diseases, etc. The drug provides phosphorus in the form of phosphates to fill up the deficiency of phosphorus in the body in these ailments.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Do not consume alcohol while using this medication.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This drug interacts with Amantadine, Amisulpride, Atropine, Belladonna, Belladonna, Alkaloids, Benztropine, etc.

Ques: What is Phosphorus?

Ans: It is used as a dietary supplement for patients who lack phosphorus in their daily diet. Reduced amount of phosphorus in the diet is generally caused by illnesses and diseases.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use phosphorus?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is dependent on the severity of the patient’s condition. Therefore, the frequency of usage of this medication will vary from person to person.

Ques: Should I use phosphorus empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This drug react properly if it is taken after having food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of phosphorus?

Ans: This medication is suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose of the expired or unused medication, for avoiding its inadequate effect.
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About Phosphorus
What are the uses of Phosphorus
What are the contraindications of Phosphorus ?
What are the side effects of Phosphorus ?
Key highlights of Phosphorus
What are the dosage instructions?
Medicines containing Phosphorus
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Phosphorus ?
FAQs about Phosphorus