Active Ingredient(s): Patiromer
FDA Approved: * October 21, 2015
Pharm Company: * RELYPSA INC
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".

Veltassa Overview

Patiromer, sold under the trade name Veltassa, is a medication used to treat high blood potassium.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] Common side effects include constipation, low blood magnesium, and abdominal pain.[1] It works by binding potassium in the gut.[2][3] It was approved for medical use in the United States in 2015.[1] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 3 Interactions 4 Pharmacology ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Powder: 16.8g, 16.8gm/packet, 25.2g, 25.2gm/packet, 8.4g, 8.4gm/packet
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Veltassa: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 53436-084 Veltassa 8.4 g/1 Oral Powder, for Suspension by Relypsa, Inc.
  • 53436-168 Veltassa 16.8 g/1 Oral Powder, for Suspension by Relypsa, Inc.
  • 53436-252 Veltassa 25.2 g/1 Oral Powder, for Suspension by Relypsa, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Patiromer or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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