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Kayexalate
Sodium Polystyrene Sulfon. Pwd


Kayexalate is used to treat high levels of potassium in the body (hyperkalemia).

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Kionex, Marlexate, Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate
 
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kayexalate
Kionex, Marlexate, Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate

Uses
Kayexalate is used to treat high levels of potassium in the body (hyperkalemia).


Storage
  • Store the powder at room temperature at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
  • Brief storage between 59 - 86 degrees F (15 - 30 degrees C) is permitted.
  • After mixing, use the oral liquid suspension within 24 hours.
  • Keep all medicines away from children and pets.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.

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How To Use
  • To prepare the oral liquid suspension, follow the directions provided by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Measure out the correct dose of the powder and mix with the correctly measured amount of water or syrup exactly as directed.
  • In some cases, sorbitol liquid may be prescribed to mix with the medication powder instead of water or syrup.
  • Sorbitol acts as a laxative to relieve constipation.
  • The oral suspension should be used soon after mixing.
  • Do not store for more than 24 hours.
  • Kayexalate may also be given rectally as an enema.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist for specific directions on how to prepare the medication and use the enema (including the use of cleansing enemas before and after the actual medication enema).
  • Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.
  • Do not heat the medication; heat may cause the medication to be less effective.
  • Do not use salt substitutes without consulting your doctor.

Side Effects
  • Nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, constipation or diarrhea may occur.
  • If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor.
  • Unlikely but report promptly: swelling, muscle cramps, dizziness, mental or mood changes.
  • Very unlikely but report promptly: fast/slow/irregular pulse, muscle weakness, muscle spasm.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your medical history, including: allergies, heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, swelling (edema).
  • Kayexalate contains significant amounts of salt (sodium).
  • If you are on a salt-restricted diet, or have any of the medical conditions noted above, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product.
  • Kayexalate should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • It is not known whether Kayexalate is excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double-up the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you use, especially of: calcium or aluminum or magnesium-containing antacids or laxatives, certain "water pills (potassium sparing diuretics such as amiloride), digoxin.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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