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Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate Coupon - Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate 454g can of powder
KayexalateKalexate, Kionex, Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate
SODIUM POLYSTYRENE SULFONATE takes potassium out of the body by binding to it in the intestines. It is used to treat too much potassium in the body. Compare potassium binders.
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sodium polystyrene sulfonate(generic)
can of powder
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Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate Coupon - Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate 454g can of powder
sodium polystyrene sulfonate(generic)
can of powder
1 can

Kayexalate Side Effects

What should I watch for?

See your doctor for regular check ups. You will need important blood work and other testing done while you are taking this medicine.

You may need to be on a special diet while you are taking this medicine. Discuss the foods you eat and the vitamins you take with your health care professional.

Talk to your doctor about what to do if you are constipated.


Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:


Bloody vomit

chest pain


cough producing mucus

difficulty with breathing

fever or chills

severe stomach pain


sore throat

tightness in the chest

troubled breathing

Incidence not known



decrease in the amount of urine


dry mouth

increased thirst

irregular heartbeat

loss of appetite

muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face

nausea or vomiting

noisy, rattling breathing

numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet


severe constipation

swelling of the fingers, hands, feet, or lower legs

stomach cramps or pain


troubled breathing at rest

unusual tiredness or weakness

weight gain

weight loss

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose




fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat


muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching

pounding or rapid pulse


Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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