Potassium Supplements/Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate
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Serious. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
Sodium polystyrene sulfonate removes potassium from the body, potassium supplements replace potassium.
What might happen:
Your medicines may not work.
What you should do about this interaction:
Ask your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) before taking these drugs together.Your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.Reference:1.Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate US prescribing information. Roxane Laboratories, Inc. September, 2005.