Here's what you need to know
Keep the information below in mind, but remember to always
take AURYXIA exactly as it was prescribed by your healthcare provider
1 tablet 3 times a day
12 tablets a day
Take AURYXIA with meals
AURYXIA should only be swallowed and not chewed or crushed
IF YOU MISS A DOSE
Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose
Take the next dose with your meal, as prescribed
Your doctor may adjust the dose to fit your needs.
Always take AURYXIA as it is prescribed.
TAKING AURYXIA WITH OTHER MEDICATIONS
Doxycycline—Take at least 1 hour before AURYXIA
Ciprofloxacin—Take at least 2 hours before or after AURYXIA
Be sure to tell your doctor about all the medications you take, including
over-the-counter medicine, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
YOU MAY NOTICE
Dark stools, which is considered normal with oral medications containing iron
Diarrhea, which was reported as having no disruption to a moderate disruption
in normal daily activity in the majority of cases during the clinical trials1-3
Nausea, constipation, vomiting, abdominal pain, and cough
Talk to your doctor if you are taking other medications that may
affect these symptoms, such as stool softeners or laxatives.
References: 1. Fishbane S, Block GA, Loram L, et al. Effects of ferric citrate in patients with nondialysis-dependent CKD and iron deficiency anemia. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017;28(6):1851-1858. 2. Data on File 13, Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. 3. Data on File 27, Akebia Therapeutics, Inc.
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WHAT IS IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA?
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See Important Safety Information below
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
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 prescription 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 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?