Know When to Choose One Potassium Binder Over Another

Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate (Lokelma, loh-KEL-mah) will be the latest potassium binder for treating hyperkalemia.

It joins sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate, etc) and patiromer (Veltassa).

Lokelma exchanges sodium and hydrogen to bind potassium...sodium polystyrene sulfonate exchanges sodium...and patiromer exchanges calcium.

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