Active Ingredient(s): Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate
FDA Approved: * September 17, 2007
Pharm Company: * PADDOCK
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".

Kionex 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 polysty...

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Constipation Related To Kionex

if regular bowel movements do not occur, & taking kionex for potassium problem, does it still work to elimate excess potassium? liquid dosage is taken 3 times a week. ## Actually, the medication details say that it shouldn't be taken if you are suffering from constipation. Learn more Kionex details here. Have you told your doctor about the problem? It can sometimes cause it as a side effect in some people, but you should find out what the possible remedies are that are safe for you to use.


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.

NDC Database Records for Kionex: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0574-2002 Kionex 15 g/60ml Oral; Rectal Suspension by Paddock Laboratories, LLC
  • 0574-2004 Kionex 4.1 Meq/G Oral; Rectal Powder, for Suspension by Paddock Laboratories, LLC

Other drugs which contain Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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