Ketosteril

Ketosteril

Manufacturer:

Fresenius Kabi

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ketoanalogues (nitrogen-free essential amino acid) & essential amino acids
Indications/Uses
Prevention & treatment of damages due to faulty or deficient protein metabolism in chronic kidney disease in connection w/ limited dietary protein intake of ≤40 g/day (for adults) or in patients w/ GFR <25 mL/min.
Dosage/Direction for Use
4-8 tab tid or 1 tab/5 kg/day.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Hypercalcemia, disturbed amino acid metabolism.
Special Precautions
Regularly monitor serum Ca, & serum phosphate level w/ concomitant administration of Al(OH)3.
Adverse Reactions
Hypercalcemia.
Drug Interactions
Tetracycline affects Ca absorption, quinolones, drug containing Fe, fluoride or estramustine. Cardioactive glycosides.
ATC Classification
G04BX - Other urologicals ; Used in the treatment of urological problems.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ketosteril film-coated tab
Packing/Price
100's
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