What is Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Kalexate Kionex


Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate is used to treat high levels of potassium in the blood. It acts as a potassium binder commonly in individuals with kidney disease.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate

Dosage Patients
300 mg weekly 1


Currently taking Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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