What are the side effects of lanthanum?

Common, less serious side effects of taking lanthanum include: diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, headaches and runny nose.

If you experience any signs of an allergic reaction, such as difficulty breathing, hives or swelling in the face, tongue, lips or throat, call 911 immediately. Other potentially serious side effects include: confusion, irritability, tiredness, weakness, faintness, fever, infection, appetite loss, low blood pressure, blurred vision, dizziness or a blockage at a dialysis graft. Let your doctor know if you experience any of these side effects.

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