Potassium binders are used to treat hyperkalemia. They work by lowering levels of potassium in the body.

Why are
Potassium Binders
prescribed?

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How we make this chart

This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Potassium Binders

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Kayexalate
(kionex, sodium polystyrene sulfonate)
64
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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.
Veltassa
896
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PATIROMER takes potassium out of the body by binding to it in the intestines. It is used to treat high levels of potassium in your blood.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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