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Patiromer sorbitex calcium

Indication

Treatment of hyperkalaemia in adults
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Brand:

Veltassa®

Nice TA:

Commissioning responsibility:

CCG

PbR excluded:

No

BNF chapter:
Blood and Nutrition

Background

Patiromer is recommended as a once daily alternative to Calcium Resonium for the treatment of hyperkalaemia in adults. The following conditions apply:
• medicine is supplied by the hospital for the duration of the treatment course
• primary care initiation or continuation of treatment is not recommended unless exceptional circumstances such as specialist GP.

Recommendation

LSCMMG Recommendation:

Red

Reason for decision:

Specialist medicine

Supporting documents:

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups

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Last Updated: 01 - Dec - 2017