Active Ingredient(s): Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate
FDA Approved: * March 30, 2009
Pharm Company: * KVK TECH
Category: Potassium Levels

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Kalexate Overview

Polystyrene sulfonates are a group of medications used to treat high blood potassium.[1] Effects generally take hours to days.[1] They are also used to remove potassium, calcium, and sodium from solutions in technical applications. Common side effects include loss of appetite, gastrointestinal upset, constipation, and low blood calcium.[1] These polymers are derived from polystyrene by the addition of sulfonate functional groups. Sodium polystyr...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate
  • Powder: 15gm/bot, 453.6gm/bot, 454g, 454gm/bot
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 100%, 15g/60ml, 4.1meq/g
  • Suspension: 15g/60ml, 15gm/60ml, 30g/120ml, 50g/200ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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