Calcium resonium What is it used for?Lowering a high level of potassium in the blood (hyperkalaemia), in people who are not passing urine, or who are having haemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis for kidney failure.
How does it work? powder contains the active ingredient calcium polystyrene sulphonate, which is a type of medicine called an ion exchange resin. Calcium polystyrene sulphonate binds with potassium in the gut, forming a complex that cannot be absorbed into the blood. This effectively reduces the levels of potassium in the bloodstream. It is used in situations where the level of potassium in the blood is too high, for example, in people who are not producing oakley mens urine, or in people with severe kidney failure who are having dialysis. ADVERTISEMENT CONTINUE READING BELOW powder can be given either by mouth, or rectally as an enema. Follow the instructions given by your doctor. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy. If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using this medicine and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately. Pregnancy and BreastfeedingCertain medicines should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding. However, other medicines may be safely used in pregnancy or breastfeeding oakley eua providing the benefits to the mother outweigh the risks to the unborn baby. Always oakley outlet mall inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, before using any medicine. The safety of this medicine in pregnancy has not been established. It should therefore be used with caution during pregnancy, and only if the benefits to the mother outweigh any risks to the foetus. Seek medical advice from your doctor. Label warningsDissolve or mix this medication with water before taking. Side effectsMedicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with this medicine. How can this medicine affect other medicines?It is important to tell your doctor or pharmacist what medicines you are already taking, including those bought without a prescription and herbal medicines, before you start treatment with this medicine. Similarly, check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking any new medicines while taking this one, oakley vault sale to ensure that the combination is safe. Antacids and laxatives containing magnesium or aluminium should be avoided by people using this medicine. This medicine may reduce the absorption of levothyroxine and lithium from the gut. Other medicines containing the same active ingredientThere are currently no other medicines available in the UK that contain calcium polystyrene sulphonate as the active ingredient. Resonium A contains sodium polystyrene sulphonate. Last updated 09.01.2007 The materials in this web site are in no way intended to replace the professional medical care, advice, diagnosis or treatment of a doctor. The web site does not have answers to all problems. Answers to specific problems may not apply to everyone. If you notice medical symptoms or feel ill, you should consult your doctor for further information see our Terms and conditions.
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