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Patiromer Powder For Oral Suspension (PATIROMER - ORAL)


Carefully follow the instructions provided for mixing the medicine with water, apple juice, or soft foods (such as applesauce, pudding).

Do not use if the pouch containing the medicine is torn or damaged.

Use only liquids or soft foods at or below room temperature to mix the medicine. Do not use hot liquid or food.

Eat or drink the medicine immediately after mixing with soft food or liquid. Do not store for later use.

This medicine may be taken with or without food.

Keep this medicine in the refrigerator.

Keep the medicine away from heat and light.

If stored at room temperature, discard any unused medicine after 3 months.

This medicine can reduce the absorption of other medicines. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about the best times to use this product.

If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal schedule. Do not take 2 doses at one time.

Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.

Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.

It is very important that you follow your doctor's instructions for all blood tests.

Brand Name(s): Veltassa

Generic Name: Patiromer


Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • constipation or diarrhea

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • irregular heart beat
  • confusion
  • mood changes
  • muscle cramps

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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