SODIUM POLYSTYRENE SULFONATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • constipation
    • decreased appetite
    • nausea
    • vomiting

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • low amount of calcium in the blood
    • low amount of potassium in the blood
    • a blockage of the intestines with stool

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

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      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • alkalosis
      • bronchitis
      • stomach or intestinal ulcer
      • a decrease in blood supply to the intestines resulting in portions of the intestine dying
      • insufficient blood supply to the colon
      • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
      • a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
      • a hard solid mass called a concretion in the gastrointestinal tract

      If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

      • diarrhea

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