Cellulose Sodium Phosphate (Systemic)
Brand Names : Calcibind
- Antiurolithic, calcium calculi
sodium phosphate (SELL-u-lose SO-dee-um
FOS-fate) is used to prevent the formation of calcium-containing
kidney stones. It is used in patients whose bodies absorb too much calcium
from their food.
Cellulose sodium phosphate works by combining with the calcium and some
other minerals in food. This prevents the calcium from reaching the kidneys
where the stones are formed.
Cellulose sodium phosphate is available only with your doctor's prescription,
in the following dosage form:
Powder for oral suspension (U.S.)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S.—
† Not commercially available in Canada.