Active Ingredient(s): Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate
FDA Approved: * September 17, 2007
Pharm Company: * PADDOCK
Category: Potassium Levels

Polystyrene sulfonates are a group of medications used to treat high blood potassium.[1] Effects generally take hours to days.[1] They are also used to remove potassium, calcium, and sodium from solutions in technical applications. Common side effects include loss of appetite, gastrointestinal upset, constipation, and low blood calcium.[1] These polymers are derived from polystyrene by the addition of sulfonate functional groups. Sodium polystyr... [wikipedia]

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Dosage List

Kionex 15 g/60ml Oral; Rectal Suspension
NDC: 0574-2002
Paddock Laboratories, LLC
Kionex 4.1 Meq/G Oral; Rectal Powder, for Suspension
NDC: 0574-2004
Paddock Laboratories, LLC
Kionex 15 g/60ml Oral Suspension
NDC: 62559-356
Ani Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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