Tell Patients to Separate All Oral Meds From Potassium Binders

You'll hear about separating the administration of oral meds from the potassium binders, sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate, etc) and calcium polystyrene sulfonate (Resonium Calcium).

The concern is that these potassium binders could bind to other oral meds...and decrease their absorption.

The labelling for these potassium binders doesn't give specific guidelines on how long to space out meds before and after taking them.

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