Scientific Name: Tolevamer
Brand Name: Kayexalate, Kionex, Resonium Calcium, Solystat
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Polystyrene sulfonate, which is not absorbed, binds excess potassium, carrying it out of the body. The indigestible potassium polystryene sulfonate complex is excreted with the faeces, preventing the absorption of potassium into the blood stream. Hence, the serum potassium level decreases.
Description of the Drug: Tolevamer is a potassium-binding resin used in the treatment of hyperkalemia.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB01344