Drug Index

Polystyrene Sulfonate

 
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Synonyms :

Calcium Polystyrene Sulfonate, Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate

Mechanism :

Cation-exchange resin used for hyperkalemia.


Indication :

• Hyperkalemia


Contraindications :

Contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to polystyrene sulfonate resins.


Dosing :

1 gm/kg PO/PR every 6 hours. Max: 15 g/dose orally and 50 g/dose rectally.


Adverse Effect :

Contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to polystyrene sulfonate resins.

Bowel necrosis, GI bleeding, GI perforation, GI obstruction, bezoar, constipation, colitis, hypomagnesemia, hypokalemia, hypocalcemia, anorexia, vomiting, diarrhea, nausea.

07/15/2019 05:41:51 Polystyrene Sulfonate
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