What should I know about phosphate tablets before taking them?

Before taking phosphate tablets, you need to talk to your doctor about your medical history. Let your doctor know  if you are pregnant, have allergies, have a blood disease or a history of blood disease in your family, or have a disease of the liver, digestive system, or central nervous system. Before taking the drug you should also understand that it is important to talk with your doctor if your symptoms don't improve or get worse. To test the effectiveness of the drug, your doctor will likely have you undergo tests. Make sure you complete all tests and go to your doctor's appointments. Finally, become familiar with the side effects of phosphate tablets, especially those that suggest a severe complication.

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