Tag Archives: Hyperkalemia

There’s A New Binder On the Block: FDA Approves Patiromer

BETHESDA, MD — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new oral option for reversing hyperkalemia, patiromer. Patiromer is an oral suspension (Veltassa, Relypsa) that has just come out of the phase-2 AMETHYST-DN study, which  showed that

Has Kayexlate Finally Pooped Out??

So I’ve talk to multiple students and residents and tried to convey the idea that we shouldn’t be so gungho to use kayexlate acutely for hyperkalemia in the hospital (same with the outpatient setting). There is a plaucity of evidence



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