Calcium Polystyrene Sulfonate
- Mechanism of Action
- A resin that binds to potassium ions within the gut and releases calcium ions, resulting in reduced absorption of potassium.
- Each gram of resin is expected to bind approximately 1mmol of potassium.
- Severe hyperkalaemia.
- Adverse Effects
- Nausea / vomiting / diarrhea
- Gastrointestinal ischaemia
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