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Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate Dosage
Granfather was prescribed kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate) 60gm and then 45gm today and 45gm tomorrow. Shouldnt he be having bm? How long does it take to start workingk?
Kayex not for BM: Kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate) is a polystyrene salt resin designed to grab onto the excess potassium (dangerous for heart) while in the intestine. It is not to facilitate bm-it actually increases chance of constipation. So, if he is not having bm, don't rely on kayex to help with that. He will likely need other stimulant to help with bm--maybe lactullose etc..Consult his doc. Good luck. ...Read more
See below: Powder is hard to swallow as it tastes bad, and needs to be suspended in a liquid anyway. ...Read more
See below: Powder is hard to swallow as it tastes bad, and needs to be suspended in a liquid anyway kayexelate is used to decrease the pottassium level in the blood, mainly in patients with kidney disease and decreased kidney function. ...Read more
Possibly...: If the polystyrene has been designated microwave safe, then it most likely is safe. However, some forms of polystyrene break down more easily than others with heat, and toxins from the plastic might enter the food. If some other form of cooking than microwave was used that has a higher temperature (such as inadvertent cooking in a frying pan, grill, or oven) then i would not eat the food. ...Read more
What is the dosage of montemac-l(levocetrizine and montekulest sodium) tab for a adult human being?
Save your money: Sodium Hyaluronate taken orally has no value. Save your money. ...Read more
Is 2.5 ml once a day for 60 days of montelukast sodium levocetirizine dihydrochloride syrup dosage ok for a 5 month old baby of weight 5.8kgs?
Probably OK: Since these drugs have wide safety margin, they are likely ok ...Read more
Please help! what is the safe dosage when taking flucloxacillin sodium ca 500mg for a ear infection?
Ear infection: The usual adult dose is 500 mg twice daily for 7-10 days. ...Read more
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