If you have been prescribed AURYXIA, AkebiaCares is a way for you to get extra support so you can get the most out of your treatment
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Your healthcare professional can call 855-686-8601 to learn more about the services we offer patients. However, if you have questions about getting financial support through our programs, call one of our AkebiaCares Case Managers directly.
AkebiaCares does not guarantee coverage and/or reimbursement for all patients.
See Important Safety Information below
This information does not take the place of talking to your healthcare provider about your medical condition or treatment
What is the most important information I should know about AURYXIA® (ferric citrate)?
AURYXIA contains iron. Keep it away from children to prevent an accidental ingestion of iron and potentially fatal poisoning. Call a poison control center or your healthcare provider if a child swallows AURYXIA
AURYXIA can increase iron levels in your blood. Iron absorbed from AURYXIA may also increase iron in your body. Your healthcare provider will monitor your iron levels. If you are receiving intravenous (IV) iron, your IV iron dose may be adjusted or discontinued
What is AURYXIA?
AURYXIA is a prescription medicine that can lower the amount of phosphate in the blood for adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who ARE on dialysis
For adults who have iron deficiency anemia, as well as CKD, and are NOT on dialysis, AURYXIA is a medicine that can increase hemoglobin levels and increase iron levels in the body
Who should not take AURYXIA?
Do not take AURYXIA if you have been diagnosed with an iron overload syndrome, such as hemochromatosis
AURYXIA may not be right for you. Before starting AURYXIA, tell your healthcare provider if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including:
Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them and show it to your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you get a new medicine
How should I take AURYXIA?
What are the most common side effects of AURYXIA?
The most common side effects of AURYXIA when it is used to lower phosphorus in the blood for adult patients with CKD on dialysis include:
The most common side effects of AURYXIA for use in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in adult patients with CKD not on dialysis include:
AURYXIA contains iron and may cause dark stools, which are considered normal with oral medications containing iron
These are not all the side effects of AURYXIA. For more information ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist
Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects. You may report suspected side effects to Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. at 1-844-445-3799 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch
How should I store AURYXIA?
For more information see full Prescribing Information or call 1-844-445-3799