Lokelma (Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate)
10mg Powder For Suspension
(℞) Prescription required. Product of UK/EU. Shipped from United Kingdom.
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Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate Information
SODIUM ZIRCONIUM CYCLOSILICATE (SOE dee um zir KOE nee um SYE kloe SIL i kate) takes potassium out of the body by binding to it in the intestines. It is used to treat too much potassium in the body.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions: -blockage in your bowel -diet low in salt -dry hard stool that will not pass out of your rectum -heart disease -kidney disease -an unusual or allergic reaction to sodium zirconium cyclosilicate, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives -pregnant or trying to get pregnant -breast-feeding
Take this medicine by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take other medicines at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after this medicine. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take it more often than directed. Do not stop taking except on your doctor's advice. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
Take other oral medicines 2 hours before or 2 hours after this medicine.
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse. You may need blood work done while you are taking this medicine.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible: -allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue -signs and symptoms of low potassium like muscle cramps or muscle pain; chest pain; dizziness; feeling faint or lightheaded, falls; palpitations; breathing problems; or fast, irregular heartbeat -swelling of ankles, feet, hands
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Keep out of the reach of children. Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.
Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate Oral suspension