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Calcium Acetate (PhosLo®)
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith
Urinary Tract & Kidney
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Calcium acetate is an antihyperphosphatemic, meaning it lowers the amount of phosphorus in the blood. It is used in the treatment of high phosphorus levels in animals with kidney disease. Side effects are rare if the correct dosage is given. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences vomiting, constipation, lack of appetite, weakness, confusion, or coma while being treated with calcium acetate.


Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.


If you think your pet has been poisoned...

Contact your veterinarian or one of the Animal Poison Hotlines (listed below) if you think your pet may have accidentally received or been given an overdose of the medication.

**ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center - 24-hour service available throughout North America.
www.aspca.org/apcc

1-888-4ANI-HELP (1-888-426-4435). $65.00 per case, billed to caller's credit card.

Follow-up calls can be made for no additional charge by dialing 888-299-2973.

There is no charge when the call involves a product covered by the Animal Product Safety Service.

**Pet Poison Helpline - 24-hour service available throughout North America for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.

1-800-213-6680 ($59.00 per incident). Staffed 24-hours a day.

Updated 6/20/17


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