If you are:
Only When Necessary:
Precaution: NO ORAL ABSORPTION,UNLIKELY CLINICALLY SIGNIF AMTS EXCRETED
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Risk for fecal impaction. Use caution in patients with CHF due to high sodium content.
Giving kayexalate-powder to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Avoid inadequate dilution or excessive dose with rectal route.
Severe Precaution: Contraindicated by oral route and with decreased gut motility.