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Calcium Polystyrene Sulphonate

Information

Uses

Calcium Polystyrene Sulphonate is used in the treatment of increased potassium levels in blood
It is used in patients with kidney problems and on dialysis.

How it works

Calcium polystyrene sulphonate binds with excess potassium which is excreted in the feces, decreasing the potassium levels in the blood.

Common side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased potassium level in blood, Increased calcium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood

Available Medicine

  • ₹118
    Zydus Cadila
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    Panacea Biotec Ltd
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  • ₹82
    Micro Labs Ltd
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  • ₹78
    La Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹74 to ₹78
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹75
    United Biotech Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹82
    RPG Life Sciences Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice

  • Take the medicine exactly as prescribed.
  • If you become pregnant, stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
  • Do not take a double dose to make up for the dose you have missed.
  • Do not take more than the recommended dose unless your doctor tells you to.
  • Do not use this medicine to treat any other ailments unless your doctor tells you to.


Content on this page was last updated on 17 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)