Auryxia controls serum phosphorous levels. Since Auryxia contains iron, it may cause discolored (dark) stools.
Auryxia is a prescription medication used to control serum phosphorous levels in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis.
Auryxia belongs to a group of drugs called ferric iron-based phosphate binders. These work by binding to phosphate in the body to pass it through the digestive system and eliminate the phosphate through the stool.
This medication comes in tablet form and is taken typically 3 times a day, with meals.
Common side effects of Auryxia include diarrhea, discolored (dark) stools, nausea, constipation, and vomiting.
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