What is Kiklin (Bixalomer) used for?
Note that this product is produced in Japan and does not contain English instructions.
Kiklin (Bixalomer) is prescribed to treat high levels of phosphates in the body caused by kidney dialysis. The medication is a phosphate-binder that operates by attaching to excess phosphates in the blood stream to be eliminated through excretion. Your doctor may also use it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Kiklin (Bixalomer)?
Kiklin (Bixalomer) is typically taken once each day at a dosage of one tablet, but your particular instructions will be determined by your health condition and symptom severity. The tablets should be swallowed whole with a full glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, but a snack or meal is recommended before use if you experience nausea. Do not crush or split the tablets as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Kiklin (Bixalomer)?
Side effects that may occur while using Kiklin (Bixalomer) include:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention are chronic constipation, flu symptoms, or discoloured stools. Immediately inform your physician about any unusual or worrying symptoms you encounter to make sure the correct adjustments are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further complications from occurring.
Kiklin (Bixalomer) should not be used by patients who are breastfeeding, pregnant, allergic to bixalomer, or if you have an intestinal blockage. Also disclose if you have any other chronic health conditions that may cause unexpected problems during treatment to make sure the correct changes are made to your regimen.
Strictly use Kiklin (Bixalomer) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Kiklin (Bixalomer) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.