Sunderland Joint Formulary
NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

 
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9 Nutrition and blood
09-02-01-01 Potassium removal

Patiromer calcium Veltassa®
Formulary

Oral powder sachetes 8.4g, 16.8g, 25.2g

Recommended for use according to NICE criteria

Link  NICE TA623: Patiromer for treating hyperkalaemia
 

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Polystyrene Sulphonate Resins Calcium Resonium®
Formulary

Powder: 300g


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Sodium polystyrene sulfonate Resonium A®
Formulary

Powder: 454g


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Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate Lokelma ®
Formulary

Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate is recommended as an option for treating hyperkalaemia in adults only if used:

  • in emergency care for acute life-threatening hyperkalaemia alongside standard care or

  • in outpatient care for people with persistent hyperkalaemia and chronic kidney disease stage 3b to 5 or heart failure, if they:

     

    • have a confirmed serum potassium level of at least 6.0 mmol/litre

    • are not taking an optimised dosage of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) inhibitor because of hyperkalaemia and

    • are not on dialysis.

       

  • Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate is recommended only if the company provides it according to the commercial arrangement.
Link  NICE TA 599: Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate for treating hyperkalaemia
 

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