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Calcium Polystyrene Sulfonate

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    Calcium Polystyrene Sulfonate
    Resonium 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • A resin that binds to potassium ions within the gut and releases calcium ions, resulting in reduced absorption of potassium.
    • Pharmacology
    • Each gram of resin is expected to bind approximately 1mmol of potassium.

Clinical Use

    • Indication
    • Severe hyperkalaemia.
    • Adverse Effects
    • Nausea / vomiting / diarrhea
    • Gastrointestinal ischaemia
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