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 polymers derived from polystyrene by the addition of sulfonate functional groups. They are widely used as ion-exchange resins to remove ions such as potassium, calcium, and sodium from solutions in technical or medical applications. Linear ionic polymers are generally water-soluble, whereas cross-linked materials (called resins) do not dissolve in water. These polymers are classified as polysalts and ionomers.[1] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Contrai...

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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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