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  • ALEX SYRUP contains Lanthanum Carbonate
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What ALEX SYRUP is used for?

It is used to,

  • lower the phosphate level in the blood of adult patients with chronic kidney disease

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Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • have stomach or intestinal cancer
  • are suffering from inflammatory bowel disease including ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease
  • ever had abdominal surgery, or infection or inflammation of the abdomen/bowel (peritonitis)
  • suffer from blockage of the intestine or slow motility (movement) in the intestine (e.g. constipation and stomach complications due to diabetes)
  • have liver or kidney problems
  • ALEX SYRUP should not be taken during pregnancy
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine


  • Dizziness and vertigo (a feeling of dizziness or “spinning”) may be experienced by patients taking ALEX SYRUP which may affect your ability to drive or operate machinery

Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any of the following medicines such as:

  • chloroquine (for rheumatism and malaria)
  • ketoconazole (for fungal infections)
  • tetracycline or doxycycline antibiotics and floxacin antibiotics
  • levothyroxine (for an under active thyroid)
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you
  • You should take ALEX SYRUP with or immediately after food
  • The tablet must be chewed completely and not swallowed whole
  • Your doctor will tell you how many tablets you must take with each meal (your daily dose will be divided between meals)
  • The number of tablets that you take will depend on your diet and your blood phosphate level to start with the daily dose of ALEX SYRUP will usually be 1 tablet with each meal (3 tablets per day)

If you take more ALEX SYRUP

  • If you take too many tablets, contact your doctor to assess the risk and obtain advice. Symptoms of overdose may be nausea and headaches

If you forget to take ALEX SYRUP

  • It is important to take ALEX SYRUP with every meal
  • If you forget to take your ALEX SYRUP, then take the next dose with your next meal. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking ALEX SYRUP

  • Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor
Very Rare

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. 

  • rupture in the intestinal wall (signs include: severe stomach pain, chills, fever, nausea, vomiting, or a tender abdomen)
  • nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain, headache, itching, rash
  • constipation, heartburn, flatulence
  • hypocalcemia (too little calcium in your blood), the symptoms of which can include tingling in the hands and feet, muscle and abdominal cramps or spasms of the facial and feet muscles. This can be an early symptom of a blockage in your intestine
  • tiredness, feeling of discomfort, chest pain, weakness, swollen hands and feet, body pain, dizziness, vertigo
  • belching, inflammation of the stomach and intestines (gastroenteritis), indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome
  • dry mouth, tooth disorders, inflammation of the gullet or mouth
  • loose stools
  • increases in certain liver enzymes, parathyroid hormone, aluminium, calcium and glucose in the blood
  • increased or reduced phosphate level in the blood, thirst, weight decrease, joint pain, muscle pain, weakness and thinning of the bones (osteoporosis)
  • lack of and increased appetite, inflammation of the larynx, loss of hair, increased sweating, taste disturbance and increased white blood cell count
  • blockage in the intestine (signs include: severe bloating, abdominal pain, swelling or cramps, severe constipation)


Additional Information


  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date


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