Active ingredients: calcium polystyrene sulfonate
What it is used for
Hyperkalaemia associated with anuria and severe oliguria. Hyperkalaemia in patients requiring dialysis and in patients on regular haemodialysis or on prolonged peritoneal dialysis.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Buff coloured very fine powder
For the active ingredient calcium polystyrene sulfonate
- Avoid calcium, magnesium and potassium.
- Take on an empty stomach.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems