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Kayexalate

(Sodium polystyrene sulfonate)

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Sanofi Aventis
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Kayexalate
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454g Powder
$125.00
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What is Kayexalate/Sodium polystyrene sulfonate used for?

This medication is for the treatment of high potassium levels in the blood.

If you have any questions about your medicine, please talk with your health care provider, pharmacist, or health care provider. This medicine is only to be used by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not give it to others. This information is advisory only. It does not contain all information about this medicine. If you have any questions about your medicine, ask your health care provider, pharmacist, or health care provider.

How should Kayexalate/Sodium polystyrene sulfonate be stored?

Store between 59 to 86 degrees F in a cool, dry place. Protect from light and moisture

General drug information:

General Information

When should Kayexalate/Sodium polystyrene sulfonate not be taken?

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any ingredient in this medicine or to similar medications you have low potassium levels in the blood

What precautions should I follow when taking Kayexalate/Sodium polystyrene sulfonate?

Before using this medicine, tell your health care provider about any of the following: if you are pregnant, plan on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine if you have any other medical condition

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Kayexalate/Sodium polystyrene sulfonate?

Follow the dietary plan provided by you health care provider. Do not use a salt substitue or other potassium supplement without checking with your health care provider. Before taking any new medicine, either prescription or over-the-counter, check with your health care provider or pharmacist. This includes any medicines that contain magnesium hydroxide or calcium carbonate. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do NOT take 2 doses at once.

What are the side effects of Kayexalate/Sodium polystyrene sulfonate?

Most severe: Swelling of feet or hands; change in heartbeat; unexplained muscle weakness; muscle cramps; or change in emotions, mood, or behavior.

Most common:  Appetite loss; nausea; vomiting; constipation.

Other:  Diarrhea.

How should I take Kayexalate/Sodium polystyrene sulfonate?

How much medicine you take and how often you take it depends on many factors, including the condition being treated, your age, and weight. If you have any questions about the amount and/or frequency of the medicine you are taking, talk with your health care provider. This medication should be freshly prepared with water or syrup. Do not store the mixed solution for more than 24 hours. This medication can be taken orally, as an enema, or through a plastic feeding tube. Do not heat this medication. If you experience constipation while taking this medication, take sorbitol syrup to soften stools. Do not stop taking this medication without checking with your health care provider. Patients with previous medical conditions should talk with their health care provider before taking this medication. Do not take more medication than prescribed unless advised to do so by your health care provider or health care provider. Do not take any other over-the-counter or prescription medications without talking with your health care provider. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible. If several hours have passed or if it is nearing time for the next dose, do not double the dose to catch up, unless advised by your health care provider. If more than one dose is missed, contact your health care provider or pharmacist.