Before you take AURYXIA® (ferric citrate), and even after you begin treatment, it’s important to talk to your healthcare provider about all the medications you might be taking. This includes doxycycline and ciprofloxacin (antibiotics) as well as any prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Also be sure to tell your healthcare provider if you:
AURYXIA contains iron and may cause dark stools, which is considered normal with oral medications containing iron.
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:
These are not all the side effects of AURYXIA. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
It’s important to always tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you, gets worse, or does not go away.
Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects. You may report suspected side effects to Keryx Biopharmaceuticals at 1-844-445-3799 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.
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.