Suggest Low-Cost Treatments for High Potassium

You'll get questions about whether patiromer (Veltassa, vel-TAS-sah) is useful for the treatment of ACUTE hyperkalemia.

The short answer is, "Not by itself."

Think of the potassium binder patiromer as primarily an outpatient drug...similar to sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate, etc).

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