Lanthanum is an active ingredient that is used in some medicines.

The active ingredient is the chemical in a medicine that makes it work. Medicines can have more than one active ingredient and be available under different brand names. Medicines include both active ingredients and inactive ingredients.

This page about lanthanum automatically lists related information collected from other pages of our website.

The list below also includes links to brands of medicines that contain lanthanum, including their consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets.

Consumers: If you have any questions about medicines, you can speak to one of our pharmacists at NPS Medicines Line by calling 1300 633 424. You can ring Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time (excluding NSW public holidays). For non-medicine products, further information may also be available from the manufacturer.

Related information - lanthanum


12 Oct 2016 Fosrenol Chewable tablets is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient lanthanum. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Fosrenol Chewable tablets by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
01 May 2009 Information on use of lanthanum (Fosrenol) tablets for adults with chronic kidney disease who are on dialysis

Medicine brands that contain lanthanum