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Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate

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Brand:

Lokelma

Nice TA:

599

Commissioning responsibility:

CCG

PbR excluded:

No

BNF chapter:
Blood and Nutrition

Background

Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate is recommended as an option for treating hyperkalaemia in adults only if used: in emergency care for acute life-threatening hyperkalaemia alongside standard care or in outpatient care for people with persistent hyperkalaemia and chronic kidney disease stage 3b to 5 or heart failure, if they: have a confirmed serum potassium level of at least 6.0 mmol/litre are not taking an optimised dosage of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) inhibitor because of hyperkalaemia and are not on dialysis. Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate is recommended only if the company provides it according to the commercial arrangement.

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 - Oct - 2019