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Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate

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    Oral
    Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate
    Resonium A 
     
    Useful for patients with hypercalcaemia
    • Mechanism of Action
    • A resin that binds to potassium ions within the gut and releases sodium 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

Potential Indications
BETA

Associated Adverse Effects
BETA

Gut
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