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Table 2 Unitary cost (€, 2013)

From: Cost effectiveness of lanthanum carbonate in chronic kidney disease patients in Spain before and during dialysis

Pharmaceutical costs Presentation cost (ex-factory price including rebate) Cost per gram (€/g) Annual treatment cost
Predialysis Dialysis
Lanthanum carbonate [27]     
Fosrenol® 750 mg 90 chewable tablets €167.86 €2.48 €1,702 €2,042
Calcium binders (average CC, CA) [27]   €49 €93
Calcium carbonate (CC)
Mastical® 1,250 mg 60 chewable tablets €2.09 €0.027 €30 €50
90 chewable tablets €2.97
Calcium acetate (CA)
Royen® 1,250 mg 60 chewable tablets €7.13 €0.124 €68 €136
120 chewable tablets €3.91
Dialysis costs [28]     €42,556
  1. CA: Calcium Acetate; CC: Calcium Carbonate.