Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate

What is Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate

Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate is an oral potassium binder indicated for the treatment of hyperkalemia in adults, including patients with end-stage renal disease receiving chronic hemodialysis.

Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate is not appropriate for the rapid correction of life-threatening hyperkalemia because of its delayed onset of action.

Brand Name

LOKELMA

Indications & Dosage

  • hyperkalemia

Side Effects

  • edema
  • hypokalemia
  • peripheral edema

Monitoring Parameters

  • serum potassium

Contraindications

  • breast-feeding
  • constipation
  • dialysis
  • diarrhea
  • fecal impaction
  • GI obstruction
  • heart failure
  • pregnancy
  • renal disease
  • sodium restriction

Interactions

There are no drug interactions associated with Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate products.

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